Served by a good rail network, Vilvoorde station is only 10 mins from central Brussels and just over an hour from Charleroi. Brussels Airport, in nearby Zaventem, is about 7 kilometers outside Vilvoorde and easily reachable by bus.
Good bus service, cycle paths and easy to walk around.
A quiet, friendly place just to meander taking in the architecture, parks, shops & bars.
Some nice shops, but not really a 'shoppers' paradise. Lovely town to walk round with lots of green space.
Go for a walk in the park called "3 Fonteinen".
Increasingly popular for foreign visitors seeking private Medical treatment at the large AZ Jan Portaels Hospital.
Good Chinese restaurants. Famous horse-steak restaurants.
Huge variety of beers/lagers
Campanile Hotel, right next to Station. Eurovolleycenter, short bus/taxi journey from station.