Brussels: Guided Walking Tour
- Duration: 2.5 hours
Get an overview of the fascinating city of Brussels, with a tour through the medieval and Baroque city, the industrial city, the bourgeois city, and on to modern Brussels. This tour ensures you get to see all the parts of this multi-faceted city. With your informative tour guide, learn about the city’s museums, where the best bars and local beers are, and where to buy the best chocolate at a reasonable price. Your guide will also answer any practical questions you might have about restaurants, attractions, nightlife, or even just getting around on public transport. During your walking tour of the city, the tour will be split into two different areas: the Upper City and Lower City. The tour is structured this way to help you better understand the origins and historic development of Brussels. During your tour of the Lower City, you will see highlights such as The Grand Palace, The Eve...
It was an amazing experience. Walid was very passionate and well informed. I would highly recommend him to others.
Book an advanced reservation for Brussels’s popular free city tour and enjoy an informative 2-hour walking tour of the city’s main attractions. Learn about the city's history from passionate expert guides. These local guides offer their services for free in the belief that you deserve the best possible tour, no matter what your travel budget is. Because they work for their tips, every tour is consistently one of the best. Listen to your guide as they walk you through the history of Brussels, from its origins as a muddy village on the Zenne River, to its current status as the Political Capital of Europe. Travel along unique routes that you won't find on other tours, and hear previously untold stories. See the famous Grand Place and discover the city’s historic center. Pass the Manneken Pis, stroll by the Royal Galleries, enjoy a panoramic view from Mont des Arts and much more. Discover ...
2-2-5 hours seeing some interesting, historic, abs beautiful places in Brussels. James was wonderful.
Brussels is the home of the sumptuous praline and Belgium reigns supreme as a champion chocolate nation. On this 4-hour tour indulge your sweetest tooth and get to know Belgian chocolates like never before. Pound the pavements of the chocolate capital as you visit the top chocolate shops with a knowledgeable local guide. They will point out the major sights as you stroll and explain the history of how the city became so famous for its mouth-watering treats. Your walk will take you through the historic Grand Place, known to some as the most beautiful square in the world. Also see the Manneken Pis, pass the antique stores of the Sablon and visit the oldest chocolate shop in the city. Get free samples and taste the chocolate goodness as you explore. Learn how to make real Belgian pralines for yourself in a fun and informative workshop. As they are made with real cream or...
The guide is incredibly nice and fun. He makes the tour very personal and even got us a few beers.
Enjoy a 3-hour guided tour on Art Nouveau architecture and Victor Horta. The tour will be led by a local Brussels guide. Discover the most beautiful and impressive Art Nouveau projects by architects who mastered the art of combining iron, glass, wood and stone into an infinite variety of different forms. The tour starts at the Grand-Place at 10:00. From there you’ll take the tram to the Bailli district, the famous village within the city that has the largest number of Art Nouveau buildings in Brussels. The program ends in front of the Victor Horta Museum. Detailed Itinerary: Old England House (Music Instrument Museum) Hotel Tassel, built by Victor Horta in 1893-1894 Van Rysselberghe House, built by Ocatave Van Rysselberghe in 1912 Hotel Otlet, built by Ocatave Van Rysselberghe and Henry van de Velde from 1894-1898 Hotel Goblet d’Alviella, built by Ocatave Van Rysselbe...
It was wonderful and very informative. The guide was passionate, tring to give us all the interessent stroies behind the buildings without any waste of time. The explanation was also not about “just listening and nodding”, but was very interactive and even funny with small jokes:) Personally, I think this guide tour is better than Horta museum!
Meet your guide on Grand Place for the start of this 3.5-hour food tour of Brussels, and sample traditional Belgian sweet treats as you learn why the city is so famous for its mouthwatering chocolates, often filled with real cream or alcohol. Then, discover the city’s astonishing range of quality beers and artisan brews. Sample some of the most traditional in one of the oldest taverns in Brussels. Your guide will help unravel some of the mysteries of Belgian beer. Next, get a taste of the local cuisine with tastings of mussels, served with fresh herbs and flavorful vegetables in a stock of butter and white wine. Try some frites served in paper cones with mayonnaise on the side. You can also try other Belgian dishes, such as beef stew, waterzooi, and salmon. Complete your foodie experience with some delicious waffles, topped with whipped cream and strawberries.
Amaizing tour guide. Imtimate company. We felt that we got private tour! Great tasting choices ( keep your mind open and get spoiled), we learned so much! Come hungry, leave happy!
Be led on an exciting self-guided tour around Brussels’ Old Town where you play the role of a brewer on a quest to discover the best beer recipe in town. See the most famous drinking places in Brussels and learn about Belgium's rich beer culture. Download the app, go to the starting point, and begin the adventure. Follow clues that will take you to fascinating drinking places and attractions around the Old Town. Unlock secret stories of the places you visit on your beer-themed journey. See the Bourse Fountain, Belgian Brewers Museum, Carillon of the Mont des Arts, the Statue of Peter the Great, and many more. Walkthrough the most beautiful city square in Belgium - the magnificent Grand Place. Explore the favorite bars of the Belgian surrealist painter René Magritte and French poet Charles Baudelaire. Use the clues to lead you from one site to another. Each clue provides you with exa...
The tour begins at the Tourist Office of Grand Place, with an introduction about Belgian beers. After, you will continue the tour to tasting two beers in the first brewery, considered to be one of the best ones in Brussels. You can taste here some of the most unique beers in the world. You will continue the tour in a very trendy brewery, where you enjoy the authentic atmosphere that makes Brussels’s evening so famous. You will take there a real Belgian Trappist beer. Finally you will go to a brewery that has entered the Guinness World Record for having the most extensive beer list in the world. You will taste here another beer in a great atmosphere. You will then finish the tour, with some advice on how to continue enjoying the exciting world of beer in Belgium.
See some of the most beautiful medieval squares in Europe and savor the aroma of Belgian beers on a private walking tour of Brussels. Discover delightful churches, beautiful parks, and majestic architecture along the way. Get a local's insight into life in the city as you are taken to hidden gems such as a pub with a puppet theater and an art deco cinema, and enjoy a local beer with a friendly house cat. Hear where the locals love to hang out as you stroll the vibrant streets and through upscale shopping galleries to check out the legendary Manneken Pis statue and gaze in awe at the grandeur of the Royal Palace. Marvel as history is brought to life by a natural storyteller guide, each with a different background, from the arts to history, and all eager to share the most unique stories and personal anecdotes with you.
Who hasn’t dreamt of seeing Brussels? A tour of Brussels is a good introduction to Belgium. Discover the ancient buildings of the city and its splendid modern part on board the bus. Your tour will begin at the majestic Grand Place from where the coach will take you to Saint-Michael’s cathedral. Visit the widely known Atomium and pass by the Chinese pavilion and Japanese Tower. From the Royal Residence you will return to the city center to visit the Sablon area, with its numerous antique shops, while passing the Palace of Justice and Royal Palace. The next part of your tour covers the district in which you will see the headquarters of the European Parliament and Commission. Choose between a private and a shared option.
Mtg point easily found good location to Market tour gave a good overview of key spots to go back to , guide very good
Discover the history of the European Quarter of Brussels on a private walking tour, exploring the urban and governmental landscapes that shape this important area. Join a local guide to get an authentic and private experience of the European Quarter in Brussels, home to several iconic European Union institutions. You'll be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Marvel at the city’s impressive architecture, from Art Nouveau to Art Deco, as you’re led down streets lined with impressive buildings and ultra-modern highrises. Stroll through the picturesque Cinquantenaire Park, admiring its grand triumphal arch, and explore Montgomery Square, one of the city’s most luxurious areas. Brush up on your EU knowledge at the Parliamentarian while your guide shares the ric...
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Excellent tour. If this is your first time visiting Brussels you should start your visit with this tour. Tour guide was knowledgeable of Brussels and its history. Made the tour interactive and fun. Also, suggested places to eat and to see.
We had a very nice and entertaining tour Adrian, he did a great job covering most of the cities history and important buildings. Definitely recommend the tour!
A fun and interesting tour of Brussels. :) James knew a lot about the Belgian capital and about Belgium as such. We highly recommend!
2-2-5 hours seeing some interesting, historic, abs beautiful places in Brussels. James was wonderful.
James was an excellent guide! We really enjoyed our tour with him!