Brussels Half-Day City Tour
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Location: Brussels, Belgium
Brussels Half-Day City Tour
What You Can Expect
Your tour begins with a short walk to discover the heart of medieval Brussels in the famous Grand Place, with its world-famous Market Square. Here, you will hear about the history of the remarkable City Hall and quaint Guild Houses.
Next, you will tour the city by luxury coach to see the beautiful St. Michael's Cathedral, the Congress Column, the Heyseldistrict with the world-famous Atomium, the Chinese Pavilion and the Japanese Tower. Passing the Royal Residence, you'll return to the city center to see the Sablon district with its countless antique dealer shops.
Your tour continues with a drive to the magnificent Palace of Justice and fashionable Louise Square. Passing the stately Royal Square, the Royal Palace and the Houses of Parliament, you'll arrive in the Cinquantenaire district, with its Triumphal Arch, exceptional museums and splendid Art Nouveau houses particular highlights of this part of Brussels.
You will also find yourself at the very heart of the European Union as you drive in front of the imposing EU buildings housing the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers.
You can choose between the standard morning city tour or upgrade to the afternoon tour which includes either a visit of the European Parliament Visitor Center or an exclusive Belgian chocolate demonstration and tasting. It's no secret Belgium makes some of the world's finest chocolate, so come along and sample some of the best pralines and truffles in the world! Watch a demonstration by a master chocolatier and obtain a greater appreciation for this irresistible pleasure.
Morning city tour
City tour and Parliament
Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
City tour and Chocolate
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Departure time varies; see Schedule and Pricing for more information. Hotel pickups commence 30 minutes prior to departure time
- Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
- Transport by air-conditioned coach
- Hotel drop-off
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Schedule and Pricing
Central Brussels or selected Brussels City Hotels
Returns to original departure point
Refunds, when possible, must be requested at least 4 business days prior to the travel date. Refunds are subject to a 7% administration fee. The Rail Protection Plan™ does not apply.
Note: Tours may be delayed or run late. Please plan accordingly.
|Brussels half-day city tour (2.5-hours), departing at 9:45am (November 2 - March 24), departing at 10am (March 25 - November 1)||From
|Brussels half-day city tour (3.5-hours) departing at 2pm including visit of the European Parliament Visitor Center||From
|Brussels half-day city tour (3.5-hours) departing at 2pm including chocolate tour and demonstration||From
Had a great time on the tour despite being a rainy day! The guide was very informative and the travelogue on the coach also pointed out the buildings that were of interest. The visit to the chocolatier was wonderful as we were shown how the chocolate was 'tempered' before being put into the shapes that were being made. Having a 'taster' of the chocolate after that was really good. Altogether a good value for money trip.
Comprehensive, great guide...gave us personal info to help us later in the day.
This was wonderful tour. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and helpful.
This was a well run tour. On time, nice coach and good guide. If you only have a day or so to see Brussels this is the tour to take. You won't see it all but you'll get a nice overview.
GREAT GUIDE FUN PLACES I WOULD DO IT AGAIN ! RF
Excellent tour, great tour guide called Bruno. All main areas of the city were explored and had great photo opportunities
I absolutely fell in love with this city when I visited and this tour gave me a greater understanding of the cities history. I would recommend this tour to anyone visiting Brussels
Trés beau tour de ville, trés complet avec une guide charmante et une agréable escale chocolat
Peggy L D
I haven't been to Brussels in more than 30 years and had limited time to experience the city. This tour was perfect!
Belgium is an amazing country, you will have fun wherever you go! our guide Bruno was so much fun, we all loved him. the tour is really nice and we enjoyed every single minute of it.
Loved hearing and learning about the Brussels the guide was very informative. We did have a lot of time in Brussels so was great way to get to the major historical points to learn more.
Met my expectations.
Such a fun tour and tour guide! It was small enough that we were able to interactive with the tour guide and the locations as well as ask individual questions. Really enjoyed and would recommend!
Excellent trip, very well organised. The guide was extremely information and I learnt so much about Brussels and Belgium in general. The chocolate demonstration was good but I think we spent too long in the chocolate shop afterwards. I would recommend this trip
This tour was amazing!
This was one of the best. Lots to see and do. Very well explained by the tour guide.
This tour can be summed up in one word 'Jasmin'. Our tour guide Jasmin was a kind, caring lady with an amazing since of humor. The tour gives you a basic idea about Brussels, but Jasmin was always ready to answer our question, those related to the tours or those off topic. Ricardo, the d
A well organised and informative tour - Thank you
A must for those that only have a day or two to visit Brussels. Take advantage of the complimentary hotel pickup. Good overview of highlights on sights to see, plus have the option of returning to hotel or staying and exploring the Grand Place on your own. Choose the latter and you won't be disappointed.
This tour was superb. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and informative. From the short walk at Grand Place to the chocolate factory, the tour was wonderful. Highly recommend this trip to anyone who wants to discover Brussels within short timing. It was definitely worth it.!!
THE BEST City Tour I have ever been on, Stefan was an amazing host and knew everything possible down to the finest detail, the sites were all there and the tour was surprisingly long - we even got a few extras due to some latecomers and traffic! But, perfect host, great cost, lovely city. We had only just got off the plane and then with a delay had to go straight to the tour office I didnt even have time to get to a bank and with no euros I couldnt even leave a tip, felt awful it was so worth it. DEFINATELY BOOK THIS!!!!!!!!!
It was a great tour and a great way to see the city before I started exploring on my own.
One of the best. Good place . Organized people and very welcomed. The tour guy was perfect . I had flight at 3 and the tour ends 1 so i had not enough time to get to the airport by transportation . So the tour guy care so much
At checkout we'll ask you to select a hotel from the list below. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.
Commonly Asked Questions
That's ok! At checkout you can select an alternative hotel and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.
Once your hotel arrangements are finalized, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.