Brussels Itinerary - Tours and Activities
Updated: Feb 6
The capital city of Belgium, Brussels is well known for it's cuisine, historical and architectural landmarks, many of which are UNESCO Work Heritage Sites. It is a beautiful city to explore, with its palaces, cathedrals and museums. Below are the top things to do while there.
Part of the job of a travel agent is to save clients time and money. I looked through hundreds of tours and picked out the best tours to book in various categories that are both the best in quality and price.
Prices listed are when booking for a single adult and are subject to change. Rates are typically discounted for larger groups and children, so use the links provided to see the exact cost for your specific scenario and book what is of interest to you.
Legends of Brussels
Explore Brussels with a guide for an overview of the city’s history and culture. In addition to navigating the winding streets for you, your guide provides facts and anecdotes rarely heard by visitors, as well as inside tips to use during the rest of your trip. This walking tour is recommended for both first-time and returning visitors who want a deeper understanding of the city.
Wednesday - Sunday at 10am
$32 per person
Bright Brussels Highlights Bike Tour - $30 per person
Private Best of Brussels Tour: Highlights & Hidden Gems - Starting at $36 per person
City Sightseeing Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour - $31 per person
Day Trip to Ghent
Explore the beautiful city of Ghent, known for its fabulous 13th-century architecture and gorgeous altarpiece by Jan Van Eyck, with this full-day trip from Brussels. Your guide will take you to top sights, from the Castle of Gerald the Devil to the Gothic and Renaissance city hall, with time left over to eat, drink, and shop before returning to Brussels.
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 8:30m
$36 per person
Bruges Day Trip - $36 per person
Bruges and Ghent - $49 per person
Antwerp & Ghent Day Trip - $51 per person
Antwerp & Mechelen Day Trip - $51 per person
Amsterdam Day Trip - $65 per person
Luxembourg and Dinant Day Trip - $73 per person
Cologne and Postcard Town of Monschau - $96 per person
Magical Delft and the Keukenhof Estate: Tulips Galore - $96 per person
The Battle of the Bulge in the Ardennes & Luxembourg - $98 per person
Visit this icon of Brussels and Belgium and a creation that’s unique in the history of architecture. The emblematic vestige of the World’s Fair in Brussels in 1958, the Atomium is the most popular attraction in Europe's capital city. At 95 meters. above ground in the top sphere of the monument, the Atomium Restaurant offers an extraordinary experience.
At your leisure
Everyday from 10am - 5pm
$18 per person
Tervuren: Africa Museum
Explore the culture of past and present Africa as represented by the collection of the Africa Museum. See the historically listed buildings that house the museum and the French gardens on the grounds with this entry ticket.
At your leisure
Tuesday - Sunday from 10am - 6pm
$14 per person
Fin-de-Siècle and Old Masters Museum - $14 per person
Brussels Autoworld Museum - $14 per person
MOOF Comic's Museum - $14 per person
Train World - $18 per person
Choco-Story: The Chocolate Museum
Explore the exhibits at your own pace, learning about the history of chocolate and how it's made from bean to bar. Spend time watching a master chocolate-maker prepare pralines, and then taste them yourself.
Everyday from 10am - 4:30pm
$11 per person
Chocolate Museum Visit with Workshop - $34 per person
Meet likeminded travelers and visit some of the best Brussels pubs, clubs, and bars—stopping by places you might not have discovered independently— during this Brussels pub crawl. An ideal way for solo and budget travelers to get to grips with the city after dark, you’ll also benefit from drinks discounts you wouldn’t get if visiting alone.
Monday, Thursday Saturday at 9:30pm
$14 per person
Belgian Food, Chocolate, Waffles, Beer & Sightseeing
Discover the cultural delights and delectable bites of Belgium on a culinary tour of Brussels. Accompanied by a gastronomic guide, visit the glamorous Royal Galleries (Galeries Royales St-Hubert) and the gorgeous Grand Place while stopping intermittently at charming cafes, ambient taverns, and refined restaurants for a taste of Belgium’s culinary culture. Savor the rich flavor of local delicacies like steamed mussels, crunchy frites, and sublime chocolate and gain fascinating insight into the culinary and cultural traditions of the country from your expert guide.
Monday, Thursday Saturday at 11am
$104 per person
Brussels Waffle Workshop - $31 per person
Drinks & Bites in Brussels Private Tour - $51 per person
Belgian Beer Tasting - $17 per person
Floating in the Clouds
Spend time reconnecting with yourself. Spend 10-15 min preparing an immersive room (only for the VIP session) then 1h-1h 20 mins in a private floating room. Thanks to an Epsom-salt-saturated-bath, you float 5 to 7 times more than on the dead sea. You experience a gravity-less experience. Coupled with sensory deprivation, your brain is set up to "relaxation mode" automatically. You enjoy a unique state of mind and reach the "sea of clouds". VIP sessions besides being longer and more complete also include an exclusive essential oil shower.
Tuesday - Sunday from 11am - 10pm
$76 per person for the Float only session
$82 per person for the VIP session
The new escape game that runs on a smartphone and challenges you in real life! Bring technology, friends and beer together! Escape Brussels will allow you to see Brussels in a new way. Compete virtually with other teams. Spend 1h in the bars and 1.5h walking around, completing missions and challenges.
Saturday at 11am
$37 per person
Escape Hunt - $39 per person
Escape Room: Bank Job - $135 per person
The Alchemist Urban Escape Game - $46 per group of 6
Virtual Room Brussels - $30 per person