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Brussels: Historical Tour with Chocolate & Waffle Tasting

1. Brussels: Historical Tour with Chocolate & Waffle Tasting

This small-group walking tour of maximum 12 guests, gives you an intimate experience of Brussels. An informative guide leads you through the historical center and its main historical sites including Grand Place, City Hall, Royal Galeries, Cathedral, Manneken Pis, Royal Square, Royal Palace and the magnificent Mont-des-Arts. During this visit, you will learn more about the historical background and how this young city acquired such a prominent role in Europe. You will be introduced to the Belgian culture and its gastronomy. A tasting of Belgian finest chocolate and waffle will be the icing on the cake! Thanks to the small-sized group you discover Brussels away from the busy crowds and in a much more personable way. The walk ends at the Royal Square with an astonishing view on the city. Walking straight down the magnificent Mont-des-Arts for about 5 minutes you will reach back the Grand Place. At the end, a short information session is held and many personal advices are given according to your indiviual needs. This walking tour is recommended for both first-time and returning visitors who want a deeper understanding of the city.

Brussels: Open Top Christmas Lights Tootbus Tour

2. Brussels: Open Top Christmas Lights Tootbus Tour

Experience the enchantment of Brussels during the festive season with this Christmas Lights Tour. Brussels transforms into a magical wonderland with dazzling Christmas lights, creating a unique atmosphere that promises an unforgettable experience. Share the magic with loved ones as you listen to traditional Christmas songs. Bundle up in your hat, scarf, and gloves to stay warm. Join this 2-hour non-stop tour through the illuminated city, exploring Instagrammable spots like De Brouckère, Dansaert, Place Sainte-Catherine, Saint-Géry, Stalingrad, Place Poelaert, Avenue Louise, Quarter European, Cinquantenaire Park, Brussels Park, Royale Place, Centrale Station, and the Brussels Christmas Market. Immerse yourself in the true spirit of Christmas as you witness must-see attractions, including the capital's prettiest Christmas tree. Capture fantastic photos of the city sparkling with Christmas lights. Make your Christmas holidays magical by visiting the wonderful Belgian capital. This family-friendly experience perfectly complements your stay in the 'City of Pleasure'.

Brussels: Sightseeing Bike Tour

3. Brussels: Sightseeing Bike Tour

Our tour starts at Brussels' main sight: the Grand Place. From there we'll pick up our bikes and start pedaling through the city's most important sights. There are 10 stops in the tour, each explained in a fun way and providing for great photo opportunities. Sights visited include the Manneken Pis, the Marolles, Court House, Atomium (from a distance), European Parliament, Jubilee Park, European Commission, Park of Brussels, Palace of Brussels and Mont des Arts. The visit includes a halfway stop for the best fries in Brussels and a beer (food and drinks not included in price, other food and drink options available). Cycling is the easiest way to see this beautiful city. Come join the fun!

Brussels’ Noble Beginnings: An Upper Town Audio Tour

4. Brussels’ Noble Beginnings: An Upper Town Audio Tour

Once upon a time, Brussels’ Upper Town was home to a majestic medieval castle on a hill that overlooked the city. As it expanded and Belgium came into its own, the Upper Town was redesigned to resemble other imperial capitals, like Paris and Vienna. On this walking tour, you’ll find out about the city’s metamorphosis, and hear about the pivotal characters and moments that define its history. Our tour starts outside Brussels’ parliament complex, the Palace of Nations, where you’ll hear how it took shape under Emperor Joseph II in the 1700s, and about its continual struggle with bureaucratic obstacles. You’ll saunter through the Parc de Bruxelles, once the hunting grounds of nobility and now expansive parks and gardens for the public to enjoy. Once you’ve traced the Royal Palace’s outline, your walk continues amongst the Square of Petit Sablon’s pretty flowers. At Egmont Park, you’ll hear epic tales of royal turmoil and religious conflict within the grounds that witnessed the reigns of Charles V and the Iron Duke, Fernando Álvarez de Toledo. The tour ends with city views fit for a king at the Palace of Justice. On this Brussels walking tour, you’ll have a chance to: • Learn what happened to the old Royal Palace and how the surrounding neighborhood came to be • Hear how a missing statue led to the founding of the Church of Our Lady of Victories at the Sablon • Discover the many faces of Egmont Palace and how its occupants were responsible for modern Belgium • Find out about “the ring,” the city’s historically dense core that was divided into two parts • Explore the different buildings around the Parc de Bruxelles, such as the Parliament, Royal Park Theatre, and the Vaux Hall of Brussels, another theatre • Promenade through the historic district of Sablon, known for its charming cobblestone streets and sophisticated wine bars • Get the layout of the museum district, including some of Brussels’ best like the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, the Musical Instruments Museum, and the Magritte Museum, an art museum • Stroll through a secret garden at Egmont Park and enjoy a drink at one of the best beer gardens in town During this tour through Brussels’ historic core, you’ll gain a new appreciation for the capital, while you discover both its secrets and finest sights along the way.

Brussels: Private Historical Highlights Walking Tour

5. Brussels: Private Historical Highlights Walking Tour

Embark on a captivating private tour through Brussels' beating heart, from the awe-inspiring Grand Place to the whimsical Comic Strip Murals and the iconic Manneken Pis. Your journey unravels tales at the Church of Our Lady of Assistance and Saint-Géry island's historic Halles. Traverse the vibrant Anspach boulevard, marvel at the elegance of Galeries Royales St Hubert, and explore the cultural richness of De Brouckère and Monnaie. Venture through the Royal Park, Royal Square, and more, unlocking stories that weave history, art, and local life into an unforgettable Brussels experience.

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What people are saying about Brussels Park

Overall rating

3.8
(12 reviews)

Sanja was a phenomenal guide. Very knowledgeable, kind, accommodating, and hospitable. The tour was absolutely amazing. I’m so happy I did this tour! The chocolate and waffle tasting was just the cherry on top of the tour :) Thank you, Sanja for an incredible experience! Definitely one of the highlights of my Brussels trip.

Small group, so no headphones necessary. Guide was knowledgeable, present and funny. Waffle and two luxury chocolates included. Totally recommended!

Sancar was a great guide! Amazing memory. Loved the knowledge he shared with us regarding the history of Brussels and his recommendations!

The talk at the start felt very length and it was freezing cold, otherwise very enjoyable

Amazing tour! Guide was knowledgeable and friendly!