Highlights / General details
We start our visit with a stroll to Brussels’ beautiful Grand’ Place. Our guide tells us the history of the unique city hall and the splendid guild houses. We board then our luxury coach and drive along the magnificent St. Michaels’ cathedral towards the National Basilica of Koekelberg, one of the most imposing churches in Europe. Next, we take you to the world-famous Atomium, the Chinese Pavilion and the Japanese tower. Via the Royal residence of Laeken and the Royal St Mary’s church, we drive back to the city center and visit the Sablon district with its elegant stores selling beautifull antiques. After you see the impressive Court of Justice, we drive to the stately Place Royale and the Royal Palace. The next part of tour tour brings you to the European district with the European Parliamant, the European Commission and Council of Ministers. In the Park of the Jubilee you will marvel at the the monumental Triumphal Arch and some excellent examples of Art Nouveau houses.
Antwerp is Belgium’s 2nd largest city and Europe’s 2nd largest harbor. The city has preserved its historic character and many buildings remind us of its rich past. Above all, it is the city of RUBENS, the world famous master of the 17th century. We drive to the ancient fortress of the city. Here we start our walk tour to the Market Square with its ancient houses and Our Lady’s Cathedral (entrance fee included). This cathedral boasts many treasures among which 4 of Rubens’ masterworks: “The Erection of and the Descent from the Cross, the Ascension of the Virgin and the Resurrection.” We enjoy a beautiful walk through the city center and some free time. Antwerp is also the world’s diamond center. We will visit a diamond workshop and explanations from experts.
Pick up from your hotel if centrally located. You will also be taken back near to your pick-up point.
Transportation by air-conditioned coach.
Gratuities, Food and Beverages.
Hours of operation.
Tour runs April through November available Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Fridays Only from July 11 to August 31.
November 3 to March, Saturdays Only. Please call for tour time confirmation. The City Tour and Antwerp tour will take place on different days.
Select Brussels city hotels or meeting point located at Grasmarkt 82 Rue du marche aux herbes
The City tour at 10:00am and the Antwerp tour is not possible on the same day, tours will be done on different dates.
Tour departs from Brussels.
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.
Please call to reconfirm your tour and pick up location prior to your tour. Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**