Location: Brussels, Belgium
Rating: 4 star based on 65 reviews
Choose between a mornings or afternoon guided coach tour and get better acquainted with Brussels. See the world-famous Brussels market square, glance at the remarkable city hall and discover the secrets of Belgium chocolates on this comprehensive half-day tour. Sit back and relax as you soak in the historic highlights of Belgium’s culture capital.
* Fully narrated tour
* Choice of several departures throughout the day
* Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
* Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
* Transport by air-conditioned coach
* Conducted in English
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 centre 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 (summer only) or upgrade to the afternoon tour (summer only) which includes 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. A winter tour is available in the afternoon.
Departure Point: Select Brussels city hotels, or meeting point located at Grasmarkt 82 Rue du marché aux herbes
Hotels pick up is NOT available from Aris, Ibis Grand Place, Novotel Grand Place, Carrefour de l’Europe, Derby, Hampshire, Saint-Nicolas, 17eme Hotel, La Madeleine, Arlequin, Reyers, Forum, De Fierlant, Sodehotel and all the hotels located near the airport of Zaventem.
Return Details: Returns to original departure point
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Nice tour. Gave you an overview of the city and the chocolate shop was great. Be prepared to walk, but it is an easy flat walk. I have asthma and it didn’t even bother me.
Reviewed by: Frances R, USA