New fully updated edition - March 2022 -
This revised and updated guide is journalist Derek Blyth’s personal ode to the most beautiful and intriguing spots in what he calls "the world's strangest country". He shares hundreds of places to go, things to do and interesting facts, presented in original lists such as: art in unexpected places, haunting war cemeteries, roadside fries stands, unique shop interiors, and lovely secret gardens. You’ll discover bizarre but fascinating places like an abandoned car factory and a dreamy castle full of hidden messages, as well as amazing contemporary architecture and the most authentic cafes to drink a Belgian beer. Hidden Belgium is the perfect companion for those who wish to explore Belgium off the beaten track, in all its splendour and quirkiness. Even long-time residents are bound to discover many hidden gems thanks to this one-of-a-kind guide.
Journalist Derek Blyth was born in the UK but has lived in Belgium for over 30 years. He has written countless articles about Belgian cities and books like Flemish Cities Explored. He is also the author of The 500 Hidden Secrets of Brussels, Antwerp, Ghent, and Bruges.