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Discover the Best of Liege

By Joshua Wood, LPC

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Summary: Discover the charm of Liege with our guide to the city's top attractions, culinary hotspots, and vibrant nightlife. From outdoor adventures to cultural experiences, we'll also help you find the best recreational activities to enjoy, and offer advice on making lasting connections with the friendly locals.

Welcome to Liege! If you're planning to move to Liege, congratulations on taking the first step towards a new adventure. While there are many things to think about before you leave, such as visas, housing, and transportation, it's important to remember that once you arrive, the fun really begins. In this article, we'll introduce you to some of the best sites, restaurants, and nightlife that Liege has to offer, as well as provide tips on recreational activities and making friends in Liege.

Liege, is a vibrant city with a rich history and a plethora of attractions for both tourists and locals. One of the most iconic landmarks is the Montagne de Bueren, a steep staircase with 374 steps, offering panoramic views of the city. The Prince-Bishops' Palace, a grand structure that was once the residence of the Prince-Bishops of Liege, is another must-visit. It now houses the provincial services of Liege and its courtyard is open to the public. The city is also home to the Liege-Guillemins railway station, a modern architectural marvel designed by Santiago Calatrava.

For art and history enthusiasts, the Grand Curtius Museum is a treasure trove of artifacts from prehistoric times to the 21st century. The Museum of Walloon Life offers a glimpse into the region's past and culture. The beautiful St. Paul's Cathedral, with its stunning stained glass windows and rich history, is another must-see. Nature lovers can enjoy a stroll in the Botanical Garden of Liege or explore the vast Boverie Park, which also houses the Fine Arts Museum.

The restaurant and nightlife scene in Liege is as diverse and vibrant as the city itself. Le Sélys, located in the Crowne Plaza Liege, offers a fine dining experience with a menu that changes with the seasons. For a taste of traditional Belgian cuisine, La Maison Leblanc is a popular choice. It's known for its steak tartare and Belgian fries. At Une Gaufrette Saperlipopette, you can indulge in the famous Liege waffles.

For a night out, Le Pot au Lait is a quirky and popular bar with a relaxed atmosphere and a wide selection of beers. The Cuban-themed Havana Café offers cocktails and Latin music, while Le Mad Murphy’s is an Irish pub with live sports and music. For clubbers, Le Cadran is a popular nightclub with a variety of music genres.

Recreational activities in Liege cater to a wide range of interests. For those who enjoy outdoor activities, the Outremeuse district is perfect for a leisurely walk, with its narrow streets, charming houses, and numerous cafes. The Sunday market, La Batte, stretching along the Meuse River, is a great place for shopping and people-watching.

For sports enthusiasts, the Standard Liege football club offers exciting matches. The Liege Aquarium-Museum is a hit with families, showcasing more than 2,500 aquatic species. The Royal Opera of Wallonia, one of the three major opera houses in Belgium, offers a rich program for music and theater lovers. For a unique experience, a boat tour on the Meuse River offers a different perspective of the city.

Whether you're a history buff, a foodie, a sports fan, or just looking to relax and enjoy the atmosphere, Liege has something to offer everyone.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.


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