Vilvoorde [1] is a city in the province of Flemish Brabant in Belgium.

Get inEdit

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.

Get aroundEdit

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.

Get outEdit

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