Half day walk (1-3h) Morning or afternoon or Full day walk & drive (6 -7h)
Brussels city is quickly becoming a trendy spot for weekend getaways and holidays. Apart from its famous chocolates and beers there are many attractions that most visitors cannot begin to imagine. It is a centre of European culture, officially nicknamed ‘the European Village’, with almost 90 museums, beautiful parks, fascinating walks, trendy restaurants and bars. There is a lot to learn about the history of the city, the architecture, the Belgian obsession with comic strips, and the art of chocolate, fries, mussels, waffles and beer.
A typical half day Brussels city walk includes the main sights of the historical heart of Brussels. You will see the Grand-Place, the world famous Market Square with its incomparable City Hall and precious Guild Houses, the Galeries St Hubert, Cathedral of St Michel, Ilôt Sacré, the Manneken-Pis, the neo-classical Bourse and St Gery area and a complimentary chocolate tasting.
A full day tour of Brussels, includes a 1/2 day city walk tour + a 1/2 day driving tour which includes the Royal district of Laeken where you'll see the King's Castle, the Atomium, the Chinese house and Japanese Tower, the Royal Greenhouse, the Arch of Triumph, the elegant residential and shopping districts of Avenue Louise and last but not least, the E.U. headquarters.
The 2 tours can be combined with a Brussels Gourmet Lunch:
Other suggested activities (with entrance fee*):
- A hands-on chocolate making workhop (1-hour)*
- Chocoholic walk (including tastings)
- Jewish Heritage*
- Magritte Museum & Modern Art Museum*
- Art Nouveau/Deco & Horta House*
- Ancient Art Museum & Flemish Primitive Artists*
- Antiques and Flea Markets (Sablon & Marolles)
- Brussels Gay friendly tour
- Belgian Beer tasting tour*
- Comic Strip Walk*
- Shop till you drop