Custom itineraries in Brussels
Day 1 : City Sightseeing in Brussels: First Visit
Start your day with the magnificent Big Square, admire the meticulous detail of each building. You will enjoy the sights of the impressive City hall and its Gothic architecture as well as the King’s House. The City museum is also located on the square. It encompasses a fine collection of objects including the guarding dress of the famous Manneken Pis which is situated nearby the Big Square. You should definitely go and see it. Take a walk in the island Crowned in search of the Toone theater, the Saint Nicholas’ Church on the Saint-Gery’s square and Jeanneken Pis. Don’t forget the majestic galleries of the King and Queen. Grab lunch at Kokob to experiment Ethiopian flavours or at the Sea Grill to experience comfort and pleasure. Then, visit the Belgian Center of comic strips. Later in the afternoon, try to check out the impressive Saint-Michel Cathedral.
Maison Du Roi
Grand Place, Brussels
+32 / (0)2 / 279.43.50
Manneken Pis, Jeanneken Pis, Zinneke Pis
Lievevrouwbroersstraat 31, B-1000, Brussels
+32 2 502 71 45
Rue des Grands Carmes 10, Bruxelles 1000, Brussels
Rue du Fossé aux Loups 47, Bruxelles 1000, Brussels
+32 2 217 9225
Belgian Comic Strip Center
Rue des Sables 20, 1000 Bruxelles, Brussels
+ 32 (0)2 219 19 80
The Cathedral Of St. Michel And St. Gudule
Day 2 : A change of scenery
Discover the royal square, the Palace of Charles the Fifth or the Royal Palace, the Park of Brussels and the Parliament. Perhaps walk towards the Mount of Arts and according to your affinities, visit the Museum of Musical instruments, the Palace of the Fine arts or the Royal Museums of the Fine arts gathering the Museum of Ancient Art (mainly sculptures and drawings of the XVth in the XVIIIth century), the Museum of Modern Art, the Miller museum and the Wiertz museum (Antoine-Joseph Wiertz, one of the controversial artists of the Belgian romantic movement of the 19eme century). For lunch, experience a very traditional decoration setingt at L’écailler du palais royal, or the warm Italian Toscana 21 restaurant.
You should also try walking towards the district of Sablons where you will discover a nice market and few charming squares.
Later in the afternoon, return by taking a detour towards the Brussels Park. Although it is touristy, try one of the various beers at the Delirium’s café.
Charles V's Palace
7 Place des Palais, Brussels
The Royal Palace
Rue Bréderode, 16, B-1000, Brussels
Mont Des Arts/Museums Districts
9, Rue du Musée, Brussels
The Musical Instruments Museum
rue Montagne de la Cour 2, 1000 Bruxelles, Brussels
+ 32 (0)2 / 545.01.30
The Royal Museums Of Fine Arts
rue de la Régence 3, 1000 Bruxelles, Brussels
L'ecailler Du Palais Royal
Rue Bodenbroek 18, 1000 Bruxelles, Brussels
+32 (0)2 / 512 87 51
Rue de rollebeek, 21 Bruxelles, Brussels
+32 2 5023621
Poelaertplein 1, Brussels
+32 2 508 65 78
Impasse De La Fidélité 4 A, Brussels
+32 (0)2 514 44 34
Day 3 : Culture, Art, and Museums in Brussels
Before brunch, visit the Atomium or the recently created Matisse museum. Perhaps discover the Dansaert district. Have lunch at the Fourneau, where you will pay according to what you eat! Or go to the Viva M' Boma to taste Belgian specialties. Offer yourselves an afternoon of shopping; remain near the street Antoine Dassaert, then you will be able to walk towards the Avenue Louise and the Boulevard of Waterloo.
Atomium Square, B-1020 Laken, Brussels
+32-2 475 47 77
Rue Esseghem, 135, 1090, Brussels
+ 32 2 428 26 26
Rue Antoine Dansaert
place sainte Catherine 8, Bruxelles 1000, Brussels
Vlaamsesteenweg 17, Brussels
Quartier Louise Et Le Goulet Stéphanie
Day 4 : Excursions & Walks to Gent
Just 30min away from Brussels by train, you will discover the Thalys. Gent is a really nice town. Admire the Belfry and especially the Cathedral Saint-Bavon where you will be able to discover the Polyptych of the mystic lamb of Hubert. Grab a snack or go to an upmarket French restaurant,La faim fatale or if you prefer try Aperto Chiuso. When heading back to Brussels, drop into the Museum of contemporary art.
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
Place Saint-Bavon Gand, Brussels
Faim Fatale "Cuisine Française "
Zuidstationsstraat 14, Ghent 9000, Brussels
09 269 04 48
Sleepstraat , 82 -, 9000 Gand, Brussels
+32 09 233 72 64
Museum Of Contemporary
Citadelpark , 9000 Gent, Brussels
+32 (0)9 221 17 03
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