Visit of the Museum Choco Story in Brussels
During your visit of Brussels, here is the visit not to be missed for all chocolate lovers. The Quality of Belgian chocolate is acknowledged worldwide. In Choco Story Brussels you will be invited to a travel towards the universe of chocolate from the making until the final product.
You will discover the history of the Aztecs and how cocoa arrived in Europe. Thanks to illustrations, informative panels, and a video, you’ll learn everything about the culture of cocoa and the transformation of cocoa into chocolate.
The highlight of the visit is the demonstration of artisanal pralines with a chocolate master. You will also have the chance to taste some of the finest chocolate during your visit and buy some delicious ones at the shop.
Entrance ticket to Mini-Europe
Located at the foot of the Atomium, MINI-EUROPE is the only park where you can have a whistle-stop tour around Europe in a few short hours. A truly unique voyage ! Stroll amid the typical ambiance of the most beautiful towns of the Old Continent.
The incomparable chimes of Big Ben welcome you to the heart of London. The gondolas and mandolins will invite you to discover the charms of Venice. Follow the Thalys from Paris to the other end of France. You can make the models work yourself : the eruption of Vesuvius, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the bullfight in Seville and many more… In total 350 models and animationssites in a quite unequalled craftmanship. Also don’t forget to visit the Spirit of Europe, full of interactive multimedia games.
Brussels City Card for 24h, 48h or 72h with public transportation or hop-on hop-off bus
- Enjoy free access to 41 museums
- Get discounts on tourist attractions and tours
- Free ride on the hop-on hop-off bus (if selected)
- Free public transportation (if selected)
- Brussels City Card
Entrance ticket to Autoworld Brussels
An impressive historic building in Brussels, linked with automotive history, is home to Autoworld, the Belgian National Automobile Museum. Situated in the ‘Parc du Cinquantenaire’, the neo-classical building commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Kingdom of Belgium in 1880. From 1902 to 1936 it hosted motorcar and motorbike exhibitions. Since 1986 it has treasured the major part of Ghislain Mahy’s renowned classic car collection.
Over 300 vehicles, ranging from cars and trucks to motorcycles, are on permanent display. From the earliest models of the distant past to contemporary cars that prefigure the automobile of tomorrow, visitors are guided through the motorcar’s history dating as far back as 1896.
Brussels hop-on hop-off bus pass
Get ready for the ultimate Brussels sightseeing journey and hop-on our bus tour at Central Station. The Blue Line is packed full of exciting places and activities! Hop-off at Rogier, Bus Stop 2 if you fancy a bit of shopping at Botanique mall, or if you prefer to stay outdoors, hop-off at the Royal Greenhouses of Laeken to view the English Gothic style buildings. Hop-on again to continue your trip and visit Atomium, Brussels’ – most bizarre tourist attraction, the René Magritte Museum – the house of the artist -, and even the Koekelberg Basilica – the fifth largest church in the world. Why not mix your journey up and hop-on to the red bus tour line?
Remember you can switch between bus tour lines whenever you want!
Antwerp City Card for 24h, 48h and 72h
- Discover the best of Antwerp
- Enjoy free entry to all Antwerp museums
- Limitless use of the public transport in Antwerp
- Choose between 3 options: 24, 48 or 72-hours
- This card is your handy and inexpensive guide to discover the city. Depending on the time you wish to spend in Antwerp, you can choose a 24-, 48- or 72-hour formula. You get free access or a discount at all must-sees in the city and get to use public transport for free.
Ghent and Bruges Tour from Brussels
Discover two of Flanders’ most enchanting cities and follow our guide back in time!
Ghent’s medieval architecture and youthful vibrant atmosphere will impress you. We visit Saint-Bavo’s Cathedral, home to the world-famous Mystic Lamb painting (optional), and walk along the Castle of the Counts of Flanders, the picturesque medieval harbour Graslei and many more highlights.
In Bruges, you enjoy the peaceful Lake of Love and the old beguinage. Our guide will explain the stories and secrets behind the city’s history from the Viking period until the end of the Middle Ages. You also have the option to enjoy a pleasant boat trip along the narrow canals.
Train World entrance tickets
Discover the Train Word museum which was awarded three stars for the 4th consecutive year in the 2019 Michelin Guide!
Located in the railway station of Schaerbeek, the oldest in Brussels, Train World combines the fascinating story of the train throughout the centuries with a look into the future.
From the very first steam locomotives to high-speed trains, you’ll discover the most beautiful and unique pieces from the history of the Belgian railways (5 steam engines, authentic railway cottages among others) amid an unforgettable scenography
Guided boat trip in the historic center of Gent
Departing from the Graslei, you’ll get on board of an informative cruise of 40 minutes through the historical city center of Gent. You’ll travel back to the Middle Ages and learn about the prestigious past of the city. You’ll pass by the beautiful house fronts of the Graslei, the big old meat-market, the rugged and steep walls of the Castle of Counts
Guided cruise with 1 Gulden Draak Beer included
Experience Gent along the water, a unique opportunity to visit the city while enjoying a Gulden Draak beer.
Departing from the Graslei, you’ll get on board of an informative cruise of 40 minutes through the historical city center of Gent. You’ll travel back to the Middle Ages and learn about the prestigious past of the city. You’ll pass by the beautiful house fronts of the Graslei, the big old meat-market, the rugged and steep walls of the Castle of Counts.
Brussels Atomium – European capital sightseeing tour
Our visit begins at the majestic Grand Place which was the cradle of medieval Brussels. The coach will take us to Saint-Michael’s cathedral. We will make a brief stop at the famous Atomium and drive along the marvelous Chinese Pavilion and Japanese Tower.
From the Royal Residence we will return to the city center to visit the cozy Sablon district, with its numerous antique shops. We show you the stunning Palace of Justice and the Royal Palace. The next part of our tour covers the district with the headquarters of the European Parliament, the Commission and the Council of Europe. The end of this tour is near the central railway station.
Delicious Brussels food Tour
Take part to our walk and discover the most secret places of Brussels with our guide. You will see the underground river and discover the oldest and coziest pubs in town. You will hear the terrifying story of the murder of the Franciscan monks and you will discover many breathtaking mysteries of Brussels.
Chocolate is the quintessential symbol of Belgium. It was in Brussels that the praline was invented at the turn of the 20th century. Moreover Brussels is also home to an endlessly large variety of other culinary treats such as macaroons, cherry beer, waffles, sprouts and mussels from Brussels, the Belgians have developed a whole culture around gastronomy. With so many options available to you it can be hard to pin down where to go and what to taste. Join our delicious guided walk and get a local’s viewpoint on what to do and see, where to shop and eat during your visit.
Amsterdam day trip from Brussels
Do not miss the opportunity to visit bustling Amsterdam while visiting Belgium! Upon arrival in Amsterdam, visit a local crafts center and discover the production of Holland’s pride: traditional cheeses and clogs.
You will have time for a short photo break near a traditional quaint Dutch windmill.Explore the heart of Amsterdam, passing the Dutch National Bank and the former Heineken brewery museum. You can embark on an optional guided boat tour that takes you along Amsterdam’s picturesque canals. This is an unforgettable way to discover the old city and it is undoubtedly the number one attraction of Holland’s capital. Next stop is Amsterdam’s most famous square called the “DAM”. The guide takes you on a brief guided walk to the Royal Palace and other highlights of the city. Then it is time for you to enjoy some free time in the shopping streets or visit the flower market.
‘Van Eyck. An Optical Revolution’ Entrance Ticket with audioguide
In 2020, the Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent (MSK) is organizing the biggest Jan van Eyck exhibition ever seen. Worldwide, there are only some twenty works by this Flemish Master preserved, over half of which are traveling to Ghent. There, they are being brought together with work from Van Eyck’s studio, copies of paintings that have gone missing over time and more than 100 masterpieces from the late Middle Ages.
The eight restored exterior panels from The Ghent Altarpiece stand at the center of the exhibition. For the first and last time in history, an exhibition outside of St-Bavo’s Cathedral in Ghent will confront these revolutionary panels with other works by the master and his most gifted contemporaries.
“Van Eyck. An Optical Revolution” is absolutely a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Never before could one admire so many Van Eyck’s in a single place and come closer to his mastery. Several pieces are even being restored specifically for the occasion. As such, we are offering the visitors the same astonishment that Van Eyck’s contemporaries experienced when they saw his work for the first time. Don’t miss your chance to be part of the experience!
Photo credit: The Annunciation Diptych, c. 1433-1435, Museo Nacional Thyssen-
Antwerp day trip from Brussels
Our guide will take to the main attractions of the city such as the railway station, one of the most stunning buildings in Europe. You will see Our Lady Cathedral, the largest gothic church in the Low Countries and its countless invaluable paintings by world class artists of the 17th century. The absolute masterpieces, however, are the Rubens paintings.
Our guided walk through the old city starts at the Steen, the impressive 13th century castle that guarded the city and its port. We will take you to the gothic guild houses at the Market Square. The river Scheldt is the cradle of Antwerp where the city built the MAS-museum, famous for its spectacular views of the harbor and the old city. In your free time, do not miss to taste the local beer called a ’ Bolleke’.
Tasting tour of the best artisan chocolatiers in Brussels
On the Cocoa Journey Chocolate Tour, you’ll have a guided degustation tour of only the best artisanal chocolatiers, not the mass producers. These chocolatiers have won prestigious awards, and there’s a reason for that! You’ll taste 12 exquisitely delicious chocolate tastings in total, guided by a trained chocolate expert, and learn how to taste chocolate, as well as understand what sets these chocolatiers apart from the rest. You’ll also uncover the secrets of chocolate’s bean-to-bar process, and pose any chocolate questions you’d like! … all the while touring Brussels city center, including the famous Grand Place, ‘the most beautiful square in Europe’ and the historical Galeries Royales St Hubert.
Brussels Atomium and Brussels delicious combo tour
Start your visit at the majestic Grand Place which was the cradle of medieval Brussels. The coach will take you to Saint-Michael’s cathedral. Then you will make a brief stop at the famous Atomium and drive along the marvelous Chinese Pavilion and Japanese Tower. From the Royal Residence we will return to the city center to visit the cozy Sablon district, with its numerous antique shops. The next part of our tour covers the district with the headquarters of the European Parliament, the Commission and the Council of Europe. On your walk your guide will also disclose to you the most secret places of Brussels
Then you will uncover secrets places with your guide and taste an endlessly large variety of treats such as macaroons, cherry beer, waffles, sprouts and mussels. The Belgians have developed a whole culture around gastronomy. Your guide will be more than delighted to give you advice on what to do & see, where to shop & eat during your visit
Shopping session at Maasmechelen Village from Brussels
Spend a day at Maasmechelen Village which gathers more than 100 outlet boutiques uniting more than 150 luxury brands such as Calvin Klein, HUGO BOSS , Kipling, Links of London, Lacoste, Versace, 7 For All Mankind, Peuterey, Sarah Pacini, UGG ® Australia, Ted Baker, Guess and Le Creuset amongst the international brands. Discover also many local brands such as Stijn Helsen, Essentiel, River Woods and Scapa.
All these prestigious brands propose throughout the whole year their collection at reduced prices of – 30 % up to – 60 % of the regular price so do not miss the chance to make good deals.
Luxembourg and Dinant daytrip from Brussels
Luxembourg is a modern and vibrant city with a rich history and impressive architecture. In the old part of city, our guide will take you to the cathedral, the Palace of the Grand Duke and the Place des Armes.
In the lower part of the city you will enjoy a spectacular view of the Kirchberg district, home to several European institutions. In the valley, we will show you a trail of casemates, the abbey of Neunmünster, the city walls and the picturesque sites along the river Alzette. After some free time in the city, we will visit the quaint town of Dinant, with its fifteenth century collegial, its citadel and its saxophone museum (optional).
The return drive to Brussels will take you through the valley of the Meuse.
Belgian Chocolate Truffle Workshop and Chocolate Secrets
Learn the art of making chocolate from a passionate chocolate expert, who will lead you step-by-step in making your own irresistible chocolates. This class will be completely hands-on, deep in chocolate!
Sound like a dream? Come join us!
The Belgian Chocolate Truffle Workshop & Chocolate Secrets includes a 1.5 hour hands-on truffle-rolling and mendiant-making workshop, where you’ll learn how to temper chocolate, enrobe & roll scrumptious truffles, as well as make classic mendiants – and uncover the secrets of chocolate-making from bean to bar. You’ll enjoy tasting your fresh, creamy truffles on the spot, as well as bringing plenty of your own hand-made chocolates back with you, for yourselves or friends.
Flander Fields full-day Tour from Brussels
Departing from Bruxelles, join our Flander fields tour and discover the story of the WW1. The visit will start at the moving German Cemetery, from where you will reach the WW1 trenches. Then you will visit the Essex Farm Cemetery, where John McCrae wrote the famous poem In Flanders Fields after a friend’s burial on the site.
At The Brooding Soldier, you will see a statue towering over Langemark in permanent honor of the Canadian resistance during the German gas attack of 1915, followed by a moment for commemoration and photos.
After lunch, you will head to Tyne Cot Cemetery, the largest Commonwealth cemetery in the world, and Hill 60 or Hill 62. In Ypres, we will discover the stories behind four years of trench war in the In Flanders Fields Museum. The last appointment of the day will be the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate, a daily tribute to all of Britain’s missing soldiers and officer