From: Thursday, Aug 11th, 2022
To: Monday, Aug 15th, 2022
Flower Carpet 2022
Every other summer, on the weekend of August 15th, the Flower Carpet offers a chance to stroll across the Grand-Place, a jewel of Gothic architecture, to inhale the fragrant scent of the begonias and admire its details. This extraordinary spectacle is made complete by a visit to the balcony of the Town Hall, which offers a wide-angle view of the work. A musical theme is especially composed for each edition.
A concert is given on the Grand-Place every evening and accompanies a magnificent sound-and-light show.
The Flower Carpet is 75 m long by 24 m wide. 1,800 m2 of begonias, around 300 cut flowers per m2!
A hundred volunteers assemble the carpet in 4 hours.
The first Flower Carpet of Brussels was created in 1971 and has been a show stopper every two years on the Grand-Place since 1986.
Flower time (biennial) – From 13 to 16 August Every Two Years
Every other summer, in alternation with the Flower Carpet of the Grand-Place, the Town Hall of Brussels receives Flower time. So flower lovers have a floral rendezvous in Brussels each year. For the occasion, the enchanting Town hall is transformed into an idyllic place for a stroll. The entry hall, the corridors, the offices, meeting and reception rooms are adorned with dozen of floral arrangements, each of them unique and surprising. These magnificently coloured and scented pictures are created by internationally renowned landscape architects and floral artists. They offer visitors a chance to admire what’s new, and what are the trends and flowers of the moment.
Here are the Hotels we recommend with good reviews that keep you close to all the action
Gay Map of Brussels
Most of the gay bars in Brussels are located in the city centre around the streets Rue du Marché au Charbon. We have found good hotels close to the gay area keeping you in the middle of all the fun.
Recommended Apartments in Brussels
The apartment features 1 bedroom, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, and 1 bathroom with a shower. A patio and free WiFi. The apartment can sleep up to 7 Guests
Each spacious & stylishly decorated apartment offers a fully equipped kitchen, a flat-screen TV, a living room with a sofa bed, a private bathroom & washing machine. You cannot be better located! Free WiFi. Sleeps 6 Guests
Each apartment has a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, a seating area with a sofa, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with shower. An oven and toaster are also available, as well as a coffee machine. sleeps 8 Guests
Mont des Arts
The apartments is conveniently located in the heart of Brussels, and all major tourist attractions, offering a living room with a flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen with a dining area, and a private bathroom. Free WiFi. Sleeps 6 Guests
Video Of Brussels Flower Carpet
flower carpet blossoms in Brussels’ iconic Grand Place
Recommended Hotels in Brussels
Most of Brussels’ gay life centres around the Rue du Marché au Charbon (or Kolenmarkt – Brussels and its street names are bilingual: French and Flemish). We have chosen hotels within easy walking distance of the gay scene.
Forte Hotel Amigo
5 Star Luxury Option
Elegant rooms with designer features, on the corner of Grand Place with an award-winning restaurant in a picturesque historic setting.
Brussels – Grand Place
5 Star Readers Choice
2-minute walk from the Grand-Place and Brussels Central Station. It features free access to the fitness centre and sauna and close to the bars.
Hotel Grand Place
4 Star Perfect Location
The Brussels Marriott Hotel is only 50 m from Bourse Metro Station. Rue Neuve shopping street can be found 850 m from the hotel.
Hotel Agora Brussels
3 Star Beautiful interior
Opening in April 2016, Hotel Agora Brussels Grand Placer is housed in a historical Brussels building dating from 1696