England plays Belgium on Thursday 28 June in Russia and we can’t wait! Our colleagues at DriveNow Brussels think they’re going to beat us so we’re asking you – who will win the football match? Tell us on our Facebook post and one lucky person will win a £200 Eurostar voucher!* And if you win the voucher, why not use it to check out Brussels for your next holiday? It’s easy to take the Eurostar from London St Pancras Station to Brussels Midi, then take a DriveNow BMW or MINI from outside the station! Find out below what there is to do in this fun DriveNow city. Brussels is a cosmopolitan city with hip bars and cafes, vintage markets and historic roots. It’s perfect for a fun weekend getaway and you can discover Belgium’s capital in style and comfort with a DriveNow BMW or MINI. DriveNow in Brussels What to do and see?
The Atomium was the main pavilion and icon of the World Fair of Brussels in 1958. You’ll not only find exhibitions on Expo ’58 but also a panorama restaurant to enjoy Brussels by night. Check the map in the DriveNow app for where you can easily park on the island.
Step back in time at the Grande Place, the central square of Brussels and enjoy a nice cold beer on one of the terraces.
Did you know that Brussels is known as the comic book capital of the world? Cartoon murals can be found all over the city and by following the Comic Strip Route. For more stories about the country’s paper heroes visit the Belgian Comic Strip Center, a museum honouring the Smurfs, Lucky Luke and many others. DriveNow in Brussels Where to shop?
Head to the Jeu de Balle Flea Market to enjoy some local atmosphere! Open every day from 6am till 2pm, it’s the place to find everything from hidden gems to vintage clothing, and old posters to antique treasures.
For more luxury flair, go for a relaxing stroll through Galeries Royales, an Italian-style arcade with boutiques, watchmakers and the Théâtre du Vaudeville. Don’t forget to stop and buy some Belgian chocolate! Where to eat and drink?
Start your day with a delicious brunch at Café Belga’s terrace, one of the most popular cafés in the beautiful area of Ixelles.
While you wander around the city, you’ll definitely bump into one of the yellow waffle vans. Treat yourself to a delicious Gaufre to complete your Belgian experience!
Time for some nightlife! Learn all about Belgian beer and discover your favourites during a beer tasting at Moeder Lambic. Another famous bar is Delirium Café with more than 2000 types of beer, brewery memorabilia and live music on Thursday evenings! DriveNow in Brussels Using DriveNow in Brussels
When using DriveNow abroad, just accept the terms and conditions in the app when you arrive in the DriveNow city. You’ll also need to have a credit card on your DriveNow account to use the cars. *You must be a DriveNow member to enter the competition. Entries close Thursday 28th June at 6:30pm.