Brussels is full of bookshops and has a real passion for literature. This is because it has always been an attractive destination for famous writers and poets!
Did you know that in the 19th century, Brussels was the refuge of authors such as Alexandre Dumas, the Brontë sisters, Victor Hugo, Charles Baudelaire, Karl Marx, Leo Tolstoy, Paul Verlaine and Arthur Rimbaud? To this day, it remains an inexhaustible source of literary inspiration for many authors.
No wonder the city is overflowing with large, small, generalist and even specialist bookshops to browse. Let yourself be swept away by the magic of Brussels' 10 most beautiful bookshops, each of them warm, welcoming and unique in their own way. Most of the bookshops in our selection are French-language bookshops.