Visit Belgium Unveils ‘Romance & Honeymoon’ Online Travel Guide Inspired by Romance Reality Series

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Visit Belgium launches new ‘Romance & Honeymoon’ online travel guide including sites and activities inspired by the country’s scene-stealing performance on ABC hit reality series The Bachelorette. Travelers can experience the romantic side of Brussels and Wallonia from majestic castle stays and chocolate making classes, to river cruises and beer tours as well as enter for their chance to win two nights in the same Royal Suite at the 5-star Steigenberger Grandhotel in Brussels where ABC-TV bachelorette Andi Dorfman and her smitten suitors stayed while in Belgium.

Maredsous Abbey

Bachelorette Andi Dorfman and suitors get a taste of monastic life and Trappist beer at Maredsous Abbey in Wallonia, Belgium.

Brussels and Wallonia are a hidden surprise for lovers because they provide the essence European charm and elegance in a nutshell.

The Belgian Tourist Office – Brussels-Wallonia is pleased to introduce its latest online travel resource, ‘Belgium for Romance & Honeymoons,’ ( The new special interest guide appears hot off the heels of a scene-stealing performance by Belgium in the June 30 episode of romance reality series The Bachelorette where Andi Dorfman searches for love in Belgium. Her travels through Wallonia on rail-bike, enjoying mussels in Brussels, visiting 14th century castle ruins and even tasting traditional Trappist beer at a working monastery are featured sites and activities on ‘Belgium for Romance & Honeymoons.’

“We’ve had a heart-warming response to The Bachelorette episode which beautifully showcases the romantic side of Belgium,” says Francoise Haffreingue, Executive Manager of the Belgian Tourist Office – Brussels-Wallonia. “Maybe we’re not the first country that comes to mind when thinking of a honeymoon destination, but Brussels and Wallonia are a hidden surprise for lovers because they provide the essence European charm and elegance in a nutshell.”

In addition to sites and activities featured on The Bachelorette, ‘Belgium for Romance & Honeymoons’ highlights soft adventures for couples such as hot air ballooning and cultural suggestions such as culinary tours, jazz festivals as well as medieval castles that double as hotels and wedding venues.

In celebration of Belgium’s appearance on The Bachelorette, one lucky Facebook fan will win two nights in the Royal Suite of the Steigenberger Grandhotel in Brussels, the same where ABC-TV bachelorette Andi Dorfman and her smitten suitors stayed while in Belgium

Visitors can also “Travel Like a Bachelorette in Belgium” with a special offer available from the 5-star Steigenberger Grandhotel which includes a Bachelorette suggested itinerary, in-room breakfast, box of Marcolini chocolates, Bachelorette cocktail and an upgrade to a Junior Suite based on availability. Priced from $400 per night. See for details.

The Belgian Tourist Office – Brussels/Wallonia promotes the city of Brussels and French-speaking Wallonia as a premier European travel destination to the North American travel market. More information can be found at; or email info(at)visitbelgium(dot)com. Follow BTO-B/W on Twitter @belgiuminfo and become a Facebook fan at

On ABC’s hit primetime reality series The Bachelorette, one lucky woman is offered the chance to find true love. A single and eligible Bachelorette embarks on a romantic journey, getting to know 25 handsome and intelligent men, gradually narrowing the field as she continues her search for Mr. Right. At the end of her romantic voyage, if she has found Mr. Right, will there be a proposal and from whom — and will she say yes? Hosted by Chris Harrison, The Bachelorette is produced by Next Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Television. The tenth season of The Bachelorette airs Mondays (8:00–10:01 p.m., ET) on ABC.

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