Your fantastic full-day exploration of the capital of Europe will take in many stunning landmarks, including the Chinese Pavilion, the Japanese Tower and the royal Castle of Laeken, the official residence of the king of the Belgians. Your tour starts at the ship’s pier, where you will meet your friendly guide and driver before heading out of Zeebrugge. Enjoy a photo stop at the majestic Atomium and then Cinquantenaire Park. Then pass by the European Parliament before you begin a guided walking tour around the heart of the Old City and the magnificent Grande Place. View the ornate Baroque façades that beautifully adorn the old Guild Houses, and pass St. Hubert’s Gallery and the Town Hall. Then visit one of Brussels’ most famous sights, the “Manneken-Pis.” This bronze statue is of a young boy whose irreverence epitomizes the spirit of Brussels. After this visit, you’ll take a break to savor a delicious three-course lunch at a restaurant near the Grand Place. Finally, you’ll have some time to enjoy shopping for fine Belgian chocolates before returning to the pier.
- This tour may visit the sites mentioned in a different order, but all sites listed will be visited.
- Sunscreen, water and comfortable shoes are recommended.