May 8, 2020, marks the 75th anniversary of the surrender of the Wehrmacht in Berlin, which brought the Second World War to an end in Europe. As the last remaining witnesses to these dark pages of history pass away, many places of reflection and commemoration are only gaining in significance.
Brussels Midi – Belgium’s busiest railway station – lies at the crossroads of Europe, with trains departing for France, Germany, the UK, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, including to some of the continent’s most cosmopolitan cities and exciting destinations. While it may not be Europe’s finest railway station, there are still plenty of redeeming qualities for you to discover. So whether you’re taking the Eurostar to London, a TGV to Paris, or an ICE to Frankfurt, here are our top 7 tips for in and around Brussels Midi.