Two hundred years after the battle, the area around Waterloo is a lovely landscape of rolling farmland containing dozens of key sites, memorials and monuments to discover. Butthe Waterloo region offers far more than just a battlefield. A wealth of sights beckons the curious tourist, including the historic town of Nivelles with its towering Collegiate Church of Saint Gertrude, the exhilarating Walibi theme park at Wavre and the profoundly tranquil ruins of the Abbaye de Villers. Bradt's Waterloo a Beyond, written by Belgium expert Antony Mason, gives practical advice from the best hotel and restaurant choices to festivals and events throughout the year. This unique tourist guidebook provides everything you'll needto get the very most from your visit.Travellers coming from just about any direction, including the Channel ports from England, can head towards Brussels and take the Ring to ... The battlefield is linked to the centre of the town of Waterloo by the busy BrusselsaCharleroi Road (the N5). ... For Waterloo Town (to visit the MusAce Wellington, Chapelle Royale and Eglise Saint-Joseph, and the Tourist Office) there is the Waterloo station, 1km toanbsp;...
|Title||:||Waterloo & Beyond|
|Publisher||:||Bradt Travel Guides - 2015-03-01|