Security alert level in Belgium lowered to three

Authorities in Belgium have lowered the threat level to 3 as of yesterday. Today, Christmas markets will open in Brussels. The Christmas market in Brussels on Grand Place will open with reduced hours. Travellers should expect additional security measures and personnel in place. The Metro is expected to re-open today. Eurostar and airline services are operating normally.

Advice For Travellers

Check with museums prior to your visit. Some museums will re-open today and tomorrow. Special events will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Security is evaluated constantly, and security measure could change without notice. Authorities ask that the public remain vigilant and avoid large crowds.