Place Royale, Brussels: Our most recommended tours and activities

Brussels: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

1. Brussels: Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

Uncover the city's hidden gems with a hop-on hop-off bus ticket. Enjoy the freedom of exploring at your own pace, hopping off at whatever stops catch your eye. See the city's most iconic sights – and maybe even some off-the-beaten-path treasures – with both the blue and the red routes. Hop on the red route and see top sights including the Palace of Fine Arts, the Sablons quarter, and the European Parliament. Look out at museums including the Musical Instruments Museum, Horta Museum, and the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium. Stop at Place Royale and enjoy breathtaking views. On the blue route, admire Saints-Michel-et-Gudule Cathedral, the Botanical Gardens, and more. Experience the city's authentic side and visit the Marolles neighborhood. This vibrant area offers a mix of old and new, traditional cuisine, vintage shops, and a festive atmosphere.

Brussels walking tour in German (with optional tastings)

2. Brussels walking tour in German (with optional tastings)

Walking tour of Brussels-center with a professional and passionate German speaking guide. Your visit starts at the Royal Park, surrounded by the Royal Palast, the Belgian Parliament and Senate. Learn here about the Belgian monarchy and institutions. Continue to the Place Royale to enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view on the Mont des Arts. On your way you will admire Rennaissance, Neo-classical, Neo-gothic, Art-Nouveau and Art-Deco architecture. Pay a visit to the most famous citizen of Brussels - Manneken-Pis - or walk through the elegant Royal Galeries with its numerous boutiques and cafés. End your visit at the Grand Place where your guide will reveal the secrets of the Guild houses. Option: continue your tour with 2 Belgian pralines (stop by a high-quality family chocolatier). End you tour with a beer (or soft drink) and fries in an historical restarant with a stunning view on the Grand-Place! Our guides are local profesionnals who want to share with you their passion for the beautiful city of Brussels. We promise you a dynamic, fun and relaxed tour including historical, cultural and gastronomic discoveries.

Brussels: guided tour "Origen de Bruselas"

3. Brussels: guided tour "Origen de Bruselas"

Brussels is a city with more than a thousand years of history. It started as a swamp in an islet and became the heart of the world's largest empire. Do you want to know how and where everything started? Know the story of the headless character that appears in so many representations. Discover what happened to the remains Santa Gúdula, Patroness of Brussels. You will know who lived in the Great Place of Brussels. You will learn legends of the city that nobody had told you. All this and much more on a three -kilometer tour of the city, in which you can feel how a living and loaded place of legends and stories are part. Tour only in Spanish. Maximum 25 people's guided tour / accessible to people with reduced mobility, wheelchairs or baby carts. Price: from 0 to 10 years Option 0 /11 years and older option € 15.

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Overall rating

3.7 / 5

based on 308 reviews

I loved it. Brussels is fantastic and full of life. The bus service was very good and with a very adequate frequency.

A great way to get a good overview of the city. We appreciated the headphones and general overview of city history.

The bus was very good both the blue route and red route stop at lots of interesting places !

You get familiar with the city You decide what to see and where you get off

Very informative and an enjoyable way to explore Brussels.