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North Sea NE THE R L A NDS GE RMA NY Brussels B E L G I U M Bruges FRA NC E LUX. 0 miles 20 0 km 20 BELGIUM Belgium is famous for its cosmopolitan glamour and refined culture. Everywhere you turn in this enchanting land, you'll discover yet another artistic tour-de-force. Brussels is a delightful city of broad boulevards and charming plazas with a myriad of shopping choices, many superlative dining experiences and a variety of captivating cultural treasures. The museums are legendary, and highlight brilliant collections of art through the ages. The entrancing architecture will awe you with beguiling castles straight from the Middle Ages and modern skyscrapers that break the boundaries of innovation. An excursion to the smaller towns of Bruges and Ghent reveal a portrait of classic medieval splendor. VACATION ENHANCING TOURS BRUSSELS • Brussels City Sightseeing (full-day and half-day) • Ghent and Bruges Consult your American Express travel counselor for more details on these and other group and private tours and transfers. BRUGES ooooo KEMPINSKI HOTEL DUKES' PALACE This former residence of the Dukes of Burgundy holds a rich history in entertaining guests in style and absolute comfort. Combining old-world charm with modern conveniences, this 15th-century castle, situated in the heart of this UNESCO World Heritage City, will impress you with its 93 magnificent guestrooms, of which six are historically listed, plus spa with indoor pool and fitness center. Original features include the chapel, stained-glass windows, frescos and artworks, soaring turrets and tranquil gardens - making it the ideal base from which to explore the medieval city just outside its gates. Belgium 85

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