National demonstration in Brussels, Belgium, September 29, 2016

Today, September 29, a national demonstration will be held in Brussels. Protesters are expected to gather on Boulevard Pacheco at about 08:30 and begin the march about 11:30. From the ring road, the route will follow boulevard de Berlaimont, boulevard de l’Empereur, rue des Alexiens, boulevard Maurice Lemonnier and arriving at Midi Station about 15:00.

Advice For Travellers

About 50,000 to 70,000 people are anticipated to participate in the march. Expect road traffic disruption. Some roads and tunnels will be blocked until after the demonstration is over. Minimize safety risk by avoiding public and political gatherings and demonstrations since even peaceful protests can quickly and unexpectedly become violent.

Global Monitoring To Keep You Safe While You Travel

Sign up your trip to receive real-time, exclusive travel alerts to help you stay safe while away from home.