Brussels
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  • Brussels: Free Walking Tour with Booking Fee

    1. Brussels: Free Walking Tour with Booking Fee

    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.

  • From Brussels: Bruges & Ghent Full-Day Trip

    2. From Brussels: Bruges & Ghent Full-Day Trip

    Discover the highlights of Bruges and Ghent, Belgium's most attractive cities, with round trip by train from Brussels. Tour two of the most fascinating medieval cities in Europe with an English/Spanish or French-speaking guide on a 10-hour guided day trip. Depart from the Grand Place at 09:30 only on Sunday. Upon arrival at the central station of Bruges, begin with a 2.5-hour walking tour and 2-hours of free time for eating, souvenirs and a boat trip. Scheduled return to Brussels will be at 18:00 and arrival at 19:00 with your guide. Program in Bruges: In the ancient city wall park, the ‘Lake of Love’ is one of the main water reservoirs nourishing the canal system of the Venice of the North. Visit the Beguinage, one of the best-preserved examples of medieval gated communities in which only women could live. Brewery ‘De Halve Maan’ is the only brewery still operating in...

    It was simply amazing . The guide was well knowledgeable, professional, courteous and fried . She was patient and listened attentively when questions were asked and always provided an answer. It was a truly enjoyable experience and I would highly recommend it.

  • Brussels 2.5-Hour Belgian Beer Tasting Experience

    3. Brussels 2.5-Hour Belgian Beer Tasting Experience

    Discover Belgium’s legendary brews in Brussels on this 2.5-hour Belgian Beer Tasting Experience. You’ll pass through centuries of history at 3 bars as you sample 4 different beers that will open your mind and palate to a whole new world of beer. Learn all about the intriguing history behind Trappist beers and enjoy one of their powerful ales at the first bar. At stop number 2 you’ll experience some of the brews that make Belgian beer so unique.  Let your guide introduce you to what many aficionados consider the world’s greatest and most diverse beer culture, rooted in tradition and nurtured by innovation. In a country whose brews can charm the most adamant beer-abstainer and challenge the seasoned connoisseur, don’t go it alone. Join like-minded fellow travelers on the Belgian Beer Tasting Experience!

    Totally enjoyed the experience, Fraser was very knowledgeable in all aspects of beer and a real character, I would recommend this tour to anyone.

  • Antwerp Day Trip from Brussels

    4. Antwerp Day Trip from Brussels

    A day trip to Antwerp, Belgium’s diamond and fashion capital, city of Peter Paul Rubens, and the current second biggest port of Europe. Departure from Brussels. Itinerary: Start your visit in the Central Train Station, known as the ‘iron cathedral’ and considered one of the most beautiful railway stations in the world. Visit the diamond district and go to a diamond workshop, where you will learn about the history and cutting process of diamonds, and admire unique jewelry pieces. Next, go to “The Meir”, Antwerp’s main shopping street and where you can admire fashion stores in a beautiful architectonical setting. See “Meir Palace”, a Rococo mansion that was Napoleon’s palace. Taste artisanal coffee and handmade chocolate in what is now one of the most famous chocolate shops in Belgium. Visit Rubens’ house and learn a quick history of his work and contribution to Flemish art. Go to the C...

    Great tour and great guide. Very nice router and comfortable bus. I'd suggest the tour spend more time in Fatima church. It was very short time there.

  • Brussels: Private Food Tour with 10 Tastings

    5. Brussels: Private Food Tour with 10 Tastings

    Fall in love with the flavors of Brussels and discover a melting pot of cultures and cuisines. Discover the city bite by bite with the help of a local foodie guide.  Learn how the locals like to start their day with a pistolet sandwich filled with ham and cheese. Sample the ultimate street food delicacy and try some escargots as your guide tells the story of the truck owner who has worked here since they were 13 years old. Make your way through the lively city center to a former covered market. Then, taste some of the best falafel with hummus in a nearby restaurant.  Visit a cafe with a fascinating story to try the famous bloempanch sausage or a cheese platter with an ice cold local beer. Do like the Belgians do and add some mayo to your fries at one of the best remaining food trucks. Follow the delicious scents of the speculoos and chocolate boutiques, and then top off your experience...

    What better way to start the tour off at the oldest pub and enjoying a Belgium beer! Our favorite part was visiting a seafood store that made the most delicious mussels. There is another seafood store directly across that is also good. Then she took us to a kiosk that double fried the "frites". Amazing! We had other local favorite samplings. We really enjoyed our local food tour with Steph, he was such an welcoming, knowledgeable and entertaining person to show us around. Highly recommended!!

  • Brussels: Private 3-Hour Sightseeing Walking Tour

    6. Brussels: Private 3-Hour Sightseeing Walking Tour

    Meet your guide in the lobby of your hotel if centrally located or at a centrally located meeting point in Brussels. On foot, discover the historical city center of Brussels including a visit of the famous Grand Place with its beautiful guild houses and surroundings such as the St Hubertus galleries, and the notoriously statue of Manneken Pis. Discover the Place de la Bourse Square with its imposing 19th-century stock market, the Place de la Monnaie Square with its opera house, and the Saint Goedele cathedral. Continue and take a stroll in the Warande Park until you reach the Royal Palace. Walk towards the Sablon Square before descending back to the Grand Place. 

  • Brussels: Private Tour with a Local

    7. Brussels: Private Tour with a Local

    With this welcoming tour, transform your way of traveling to make it as much about the people you meet as it is the places you see. Explore the city with a friendly local who is passionate about his or her city and eager to share all the tips and tricks that will help you make the most of your trip. Meet where you're staying to get familiar with the neighborhood, find out about the best places to eat and buy groceries, discover the easiest ways to get around and learn about the top things to see and do. By the end of the tour, you'll feel more comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information needed to make the most of your stay.

    It was my first time going on a private tour with a local and I enjoyed every minute of it. I was lucky to have a great tour guide! Very friendly and knowledgeable. Thank you for such a great and memorable service!

  • From Brussels: Day Trip to Bruges by Train

    8. From Brussels: Day Trip to Bruges by Train

    Travel to the medieval city of Bruges by train and take a 2.5-hour walking tour with an English-speaking guide on arrival. Marvel at the Minnewater that provides water to the canals and see the historical women-only convent of the Beguinage. Visit the city's only working brewery at De Halve Maan and get the chance to look inside the Hans Memling museum at the 12th-century Hospital of St. John. See one of the tallest brickwork towers in the world at the Church of Our Lady, where Michelangelo’s statue of the Madonna with Child can be found in the transept. Get a feel for everyday life at the historic Vis Markt (Fish Market) and look at the beautiful guildhalls on Tanners’ Square. Visit the Groeningemuseum and find one of Belgium's most famous Gothic buildings on the Markt (Market Square). Get 3 hours of free time to explore on your own. Take an optional canal cruise to appreciate the cit...

    Really great way to see Bruges in one day! We covered all of the hotspots and there was time to have a meal and get in some shopping. James was an excellent tour guide. Very knowledgable and friendly.

  • Brussels: Belgian Beer Tasting Tour

    9. Brussels: Belgian Beer Tasting Tour

    Learn the history of the best beer in the world on a tasting tour through the historic heart of Brussels. Experience first-hand why UNESCO included Belgian beer on its intangible cultural heritage of humanity list in 2016 as you sample a selection of 6 beers. Wander down the atmospheric alleys to find characteristic venues such as L’Imaige Nostre-Dame, said to be almost as old as the city itself. Hear about different brews, including the famous beers made at Trappist monasteries, and learn the secrets about how they are all made. Join the locals in popular venues, such as the family-owned A La Mort Subite and the traditional A la Bécasse beer hall. Marvel at the wide selection of beers on offer at the Delirium Cafe, and enjoy a drink inside the iconic Le Cirio bar and brasserie on Grand-Place.   

    Our tour guide, Thierry was very friendly and gave not just a tour of the belgian beers, but also a brief tour of the city. Since we booked during off-peak season, we joined a group of French speaking folks but Thierry translated the tour in English for us to understand as well. The 6 beers included in the package is just enough to get a taste of Belgium and get a light buzz. Make sure to eat before jooning the tour!

  • From Brussels: Antwerp & Mechelen Guided Bus Trip

    10. From Brussels: Antwerp & Mechelen Guided Bus Trip

    Start your full-day tour with a drive from Brussels to Antwerp. Along the way, your guide will tell you about the landmarks you pass on the way out of Brussels. In Antwerp, see Steen Castle, Town Hall Square, the Church of Our Lady, the Rubens House, the diamond quarter, and more. After the tour you’ll have four hours of free time for lunch, a chance to do some shopping, or to admire frescoes by Rubens in the cathedral. Enjoy an optional visit to an artisanal diamond workshop. Anyone interested in the diamond world can enjoy a 45-minute explanation and see unique pieces of jewelry. It is the only place in Antwerp where craftsmen can be seen carving diamonds.

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What people are saying about Brussels

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 387 reviews

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!

2-2-5 hours seeing some interesting, historic, abs beautiful places in Brussels. James was wonderful.

Our guide was very knowledgeable, the tour was a lot of fun

Great service and guidance . Our guide was excellent