Best of Brussels : Private Walking Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

405884


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for children of at least 6 years old

Friendly: No.
Brussels City center is not made for wheelchairs, full of cobblestones. Also stairs to climb the Mount of Arts.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Dutch (fluent), French (advanced), Spanish (advanced)

Contrasting capital of Europe!


We will walk through a patchwork of contrasting neighbourhoods: medieval, neoclassic, baroque and art nouveau.
We visit parts of the lower town and parts of the upper city so that this tour offers beautiful views over Brussels. We cross one of the most beautiful squares in the world, Brussels 'Grand'Place', and meet the oldest citizen 'Manneken Pis', the peeing little boy, the main symbol of the city!

We walk through wonderful old fashioned galleries, where the famous Belgian chocolate praline was invented in a chemist shop. I'll show you 'the stomach of Brussels' and during our tour, you'll have the possibility to make a wish… But of course, we see a lot more, such as the cathedral, the mount of arts' and the royal palace.

Itinerary

A walking tour of maximum 2½ miles/4 km along highlights and hidden corners of the city centre and the 'mount of arts', full of anecdotes with free inside visit (main part) of the cathedral (not on Sunday morning and during masses).

* I recommend comfortable shoes to walk on cobblestones (can be slippery in case of rain). To enjoy 'the mount of arts' we need to climb some stairs.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Anywhere in the city center of Brussels such as your hotel, main exit of the central railway station (exit 'Imperatrice') etc.

End location: Anywhere in the city center of Brussels such as your hotel, main exit of the central railway station (exit 'Imperatrice'), etc.

Duration: 3 hours

Transportation

As this is a walking tour, you don't need transport inside the city center.

What’s Included

Other: - Service as your personal tour guide
- Free map
- Advice about restaurants, museums, shopping
- During the walking tour, I'm at your disposal for all your questions.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 EURO - - Average lunch is about € 25,00 per person
- Public toilets/restrooms € 0,50 (coins are handy).

What’s Extra

Other: - If applicable, optional entrance fees
- If applicable, transport to meeting location (train, taxi)
- Personal drinks, food, souvenirs, shopping, etc.
- Public restrooms/toilets.

A Recent Review of this tour

Perfect 3 hour tour with Rik. Fluent English and nice communication skills.
Kestutis Stasionis

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