For a pleasant walk away from the rush of the city, La Cambre Abbey is a good choice. The gardens surrounding the 18th-century abbey are free and open to the public, making it perfect for a peaceful midday walk. Get an aerial view of the gardens from the esplanade before climbing down to take a turn through the carefully maintained hedges, trees, and lawns that run up against the abbey. Pack a picnic during good weather, and unwind in the middle of this urban park. The abbey itself is open for visits during certain hours of the day.
This small, off-the-beaten-path museum is a treasure for true admirers of 19th-century architecture... Read more