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The National Botanic garden 

The National Botanic garden in Meise is 92 hectares big and holds at least 18.000 kinds of plants. Exotic, unique plants are hosted in 13 interconnecting glasshouses in the Plant Palace (Spring House, Evolution House, Mabundu, Victoria House, Dry House, Monsoon House and others).

Botanic garden is children-friendly and well equipped for people with disabilities. Visitors can rest in the Garden restaurant (tavern of the Orangery), which offers sandwiches, drinks and ice-cream, and taste a unique Botanic Garden Coffee in the Garden Shop. 

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Cycling routes

Bed and breakfast Sterckxhof is located in the area famous for its number of the cycling and walking routes. Explore the routes with us. Take your bike and combine sport, site-seeing and merger with nature. Visit Sportimonium cycling museum while staying in the B&B Sterckxhof!

Eddy Merckx Route

Starting Points: Factory of bycicle and house of Eddy Merckx, Birrebeekstraat 1, Meise
Distance: 37 kilometer, Short tour: 28 km 
 
This route introduces you to a small piece of 'de Groende Gordel' with various suprises. Woods, parks, small villages and cute hamlets with names like Meuzegem, Nerom en Hoognerom, Limbos, Neerpoorten en Sluizen, in between beautiful hills. The national garden in Meise is in your route, just like the mill of Amelgem, the beautifull small cherche of Oppem, the dredgermill from Wolvertem, the Pauwenhof in Meuzegem, and much more. 

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Atomium

Atomium - one of the symbols of Belgium is indeed among the most popular touristic attractions. Atomium is an exhibition center, hosting permanent and temprory exhitions such as The Atomium: from symbol to icon and Innovative Display. 

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Brussels Expo Center

Brussels Expo, the biggest exhibition center in Belgium and one of the biggest in Europe, hosts an increadle amount of events every year: AutoSalon, Batibouw, Horeca, BabyBoom, Estetika, Seafood and Mobicar are among them. B&B Sterckxhof is only 7 km away from Brussels Expo Centre and 13 km from an international airport Zaventem.

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Mini-Europe museum 

Mini-Europe is a park-museum of European landmarks, apperaing as their miniature versions at a scale of 1:25. Park-museum is located in Bruparck right next to the Atomium iand Brussels Expo.

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"I enjoyed pushing the buttons on the monuments and taking pictures as if I was taller than some of the places! The whole family had a blast..."Michelle391, Germany (TripAdvosor)

"I was excited with the models that I've seen. This was the real trip to Europe. I recommend this attraction to everyone."MichaelCan, Canada (TripAdvisor)

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