Home to a number UNESCO World Heritage sites, Belgium is a small country with a lot to offer. Whether you choose to explore the historical battlefields of Waterloo, Medieval cities like Bruges, or visit Brussels and the centre of the European Parliament you will not be short of something to do in Belgium. Hiring a car in Belgium is the ideal way to explore both the rural countryside as well as cities, split between Flemish speaking Flanders in the North and French-speaking Wallonia in the South, the country has a wide range of attractions to suit a number of tastes.
Belgium certainly has a lot to offer with two distinct areas in the North and the South of the country. Flanders in the North is home to many of the country’s historic cities. Rent a car in Belgium and you will have access to Antwerp, Ghent, Ypres, Bruges and Brussels all within close proximity to each other. French speaking Wallonia in the South of the country is an ideal location for driving with small rural villages dotted around the picturesque rural landscape. Wallonia is also well connected to a number of different countries so marks an ideal location to begin a European driving trip.
To drive a car in Belgium a full international driving license must be held. Belgium has speed limits of between 70-90 km/h on national roads with a limit of 120 km/h on motorways. Many of Belgium’s roads are hilly so caution is advised when driving, especially at night and in difficult conditions. Standard driving regulations must be observed such as wearing a seatbelt and not wearing using a mobile phone when driving.