Known worldwide as the site of the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, the diversity of the city beckons visitors to explore its historic past as well as its modern pleasantries. It starts at The Waterloo Battlefield and the Lion’s Mound, where visitors find out about the area’s fascinating story. Then, there’s The Hergé Museum and the epic castle grounds of The Villers-la-Ville Abbey, as well as The Wellington Museum. For modern fun, guests enjoy family-friendly theme park attractions at Walibi and outdoor adventure at Aventure Parc. The city’s diverse population has generated an eclectic group of dining and shopping venues in downtown Waterloo. As for Martin’s Grand Hotel, centrally located near the main places to visit, all while being only 20 minutes from Brussels – making it one of the best luxury hotels near the Brussels International Airport.
Events in Waterloo
Gordon Viking days at the Ferme de Mont-Saint-Jean
Mont-Saint-Jean Farm opens its doors for a mystical, festive weekend of Viking fun! Meet warriors, curious creatures, blacksmiths, potters, glass blowers, dancers, singers, jugglers, acrobats and more during this jam-packed weekend of games, markets and shows.