The Belgian coast and the Ardennes are hot, especially for short holiday breaks of up to 3 overnight stays. In 2015, about 42 percent of Belgian holiday makers opted for this type of short holidays, compared to 30 percent the year before. The figure also means a 5-year high.
Belgium is also more popular for longer holidays starting from 4 nights with figures rising to 13.5 percent, coming from 11.27.
Brussels residents are the keenest holiday makers (68 percent), advancing the Flemings (63) and Walloon residents (54).
As to the favourite holiday destinations, Belgium (41.7 percent) is followed by France (21.2) and the Netherlands (12.5). However, just taking into account long-term holidays, France reigns supreme, followed by Belgium and Spain.