Headed to Belgium? Don’t just fill up on chocolate, save room to enjoy a world class beer.

Almost as requisite as riding a bicycle in Brussels or hiking the high moors of Wallonia on your Belgian adventure is sampling the local brews, the making of which is a tradition that dates back centuries. Westvleteren Trappist comes highly recommended. Some breweries offer tours only by appointment; call ahead—it’s worth it. Read more about Belgian beer.