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  1. Belgium
  2. Flanders
  3. Leuven
  4. Day Trips

Brussels: 3-Day Belgium Discovery Tour by Bus

Product ID: 341076
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Discover the highlights of Belgium's 5 most important cities in 3 days. Marvel at the 13th-century castle in Antwerp, see picturesque Beguinage throughout the country, and visit ancient cities on a comprehensive 3-day tour.
About this activity
Duration: 3 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the capital city of Brussels on a free bus tour
  • Visit Antwerp, the largest harbor city in the world
  • Stroll through the medieval cities of Ghent and Bruges
  • Explore the highlights of the university city of Leuven
Full description
Get to know Belgium on a 3-day bus tour and visit the 5 most important cities. Begin the tour in the capital city and take a short walk to the majestic Grand Place, the cradle of medieval Brussels. Then, hop onboard of the coach where a multilingual guide takes you to all the must-see highlights in the city center. To complete your Brussels tour, visit the outskirts of Brussels to see the Atomium, the Royal Residence Palace, and the EU district.

Next stop on the tour: Antwerp, the old city with an impressive 13th-century castle that guarded the city and its medieval river port. Visit numerous sights of the world's largest harbor city including the Cathedral of Our Lady. Marvel at the countless paintings by world-class artists of the 17th century including the masterpieces of Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens. Continue the tour through Antwerp to see the gothic guild houses at the Market Square, the Antwerp railway station, the Diamond District and the Jewish quarter. If you can, try the local beer called 'Bolleke' in your free time.

The third and fourth stop takes you to the cities of Ghent and Bruges. Visit the Saint-Bavo’s Cathedral in Ghent, home to the world-famous Mystic Lamb Painting (optional) and walk along the Castle of the Counts of Flanders, a picturesque medieval harbor. Then, savor a delicious lunch in Bruges and enjoy the view of the peaceful Lake of Love and the picturesque Beguinage. Your guide will reveal stories and secrets from the Viking period until the end of the Middle Ages. Visit the top highlights of Bruges including the Basilica of the Holy Blood of Jesus, the Belfry Tower, Our Lady’s Church, Saint John’s hospital, etc. Optionally, take a pleasant boat trip along the narrow canals.

On the last stop, your guide will take you on a breathtaking walk through the ancient heart of Leuven. Marvel at the architecture of the beautiful city hall, the largest Beguinage in Flanders, the ancient cloth hall, the baffling university library and many more. Visit the Shrine of Father Damien, the patron of the lepers who was recently beatified. See the highlights in this city including the unique ‘Old Market’ area with its many catering establishments. Although you will be seeing a sound portion of the city highlights, you'll also get some free time to discover the city at your own pace.
Includes
  • Round trip by coach
  • Professional and multilingual guide
  • Entrance fee to the Cathedral in Antwerp
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

• Please arrive 20 minutes before the activity starts. The location is right next to Hotel Aris

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Please note that this tour starts from the meeting point location in Brussels each day
• Travelers will be dropped off at the meeting point location in Brussels at the end of each day
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
Organized by

BRUSSELS CITY TOURS

Product ID: 341076