This is not the Brussels you see on postcards. Forget about chocolate, beer and the European Union, and join us to discover a city where street art represents the voice of the people, and where locals battle against gentrification. We'll take you through the lively Marolles area, into the LGBT district, and across one of the biggest pedestrian zones in Europe to give you a taste of what makes Brussels truly unique. Experience giant murals dedicated to comic books, and street art remembering terror attacks, all while learning about riots, EU demonstrations, and the reality of Belgium's recent "NO" policy on cannabis. This is the true, hidden Brussels; don't leave town before discovering it with an expert local guide. *Average tour length. The independent guides with whom we work have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites and stories above and lasts this long, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group!
Belgium has over 1000 beers and has a brewing culture that has been producing the world’s best for over 1000 years! On the Beer Tour, you will experience the best that Belgian beer has to offer, from the Trappist brews made by monks to the Lambic beers unique to the Brussels region. You will learn all about the brewing processes and have a chance to taste from the world’s largest selection of beers from Belgium and all over the globe. On this three-hour* walking tour, you will receive one free Belgian Trappist ale and a tasting selection from one of Brussel’s most famous beer bars. *Average tour length. The independent guides with whom we work have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites and stories above and lasts this long, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group! You must be 18+ to enjoy this night out so please bring valid Photo I.D. SANDEMANs NEW Europe Tours supports the responsible enjoyment of alcoholic beverages. Large groups may, in some cases, be asked to leave a security deposit.
People come from all over the world to taste the famous Belgian chocolate. Join us on this 2-hour* Brussels Chocolate Tour as we visit some of the best chocolate shops in the city, for what is surely our most delicious tour! As we walk through the beautiful medieval centre of Brussels, you’ll gaze into shop windows stacked with pralines, truffles, ganache and chocolate bars. Of course though, we won’t just look at these Belgian luxury chocolates – we’ll taste them too! We’ll stroll through some of Brussels’ most beautiful galleries, including the famous Royal Galleries of Saint Hubert, and end the tour in the beautiful Sainte-Catherine neighborhood, where you’ll be able to taste a variety of the best Belgian chocolates Brussels has on offer. Discover the secret to making delicious chocolate, learn how chocolate made its way to Belgium, and discover how it has grown to become synonymous with the country’s national identity. This Brussels Chocolate Tour usually ends in Sainte-Catherine neighbourhood. *Average tour length. The independent guides with whom we work have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites and stories above and lasts this long, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group!
Bruges is one of the best-preserved and most beautiful medieval cities in all of Europe. Just a one-hour train ride from Brussels, it’s become an absolute must on every traveler’s Belgian to-do list. Quaint and romantic, its canals and cobblestone streets are a picture of life as it was centuries ago. This day tour to the city takes you through the ancient city center to all the places that make Bruges famous, as well as the hidden gems that make it dear to its locals. More than just a pretty face, this town packs an historical punch. One of the first cities to help transform Western Europe into the trading center and driving economic power of the continent, Bruges was also the cradle of the Western Renaissance. Echoes of the once thriving economic and cultural hub is still seen today in the city’s breathtaking architecture, which has earned it its nickname of ‘Venice of the North’. Join our city trip to Bruges and discover one of the finest destinations in Europe. We start with a walking tour to explore the Saint Salvador Cathedral, the famous belfry, the Grote Markt and other unmissable sights, and learn about Bruges’ most significant historical figures like Jan van Eyck and Hans Memling. You’ll then have time to wander, relax, take photos, and check out your guide’s top recommendations in this vibrant city. This fantastic experience in Bruges is sure to be one of your highlights of Belgium! Join us on this day trip and let yourself be romanced by this unique town. The 40€ ticket includes return train tickets. Please note that during the week, the return journey will be carried out with the guide upon finishing the tour. On Saturdays and Sundays, you can return at your own convenience. *Tour lasts approx. 7 hours. The independent guides with whom we work have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites and stories above and lasts this long, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group!
Brussels is the political capital of Europe, which helps make this city of over one million people one of the most multicultural cities in the world. Navigating this trilingual city can be daunting, even for the most experienced tourist, which is why SANDEMANs NEW Brussels Tours is here to help! This free 2.5-hour* walking tour covers all the main sights of the old city of Brussels. Starting in the famous Grand Place, we lead you through the winding streets and discover the sites of the beginnings of the city over 1500 years ago. From the 61cm high statue of Mannekin Pis to the birthplace of Tintin, the star of Europe’s most popular 20th-century comic, this tour is a great way to discover the town that is known by many as the capital of Europe. Our unique guiding style of combining history with pure showmanship has made us one of the most popular walking tour companies in all of Europe! You’ll see Brussels as it was meant to be seen: by walking by ancient royal buildings, through the cobblestone streets and up the hills to the museum quarter. Expert guides take you where buses simply can’t go, while they breathe life into the history of Brussels and give you an authentic introduction to the capital of Europe. *Average tour length. The Brussels Free Tour usually ends by Monts des Arts. The independent guides with whom we work have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites and stories above and lasts this long, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group!
Brussels' nightlife is truly phenomenal and lasts from sunset til sunrise every night of the week. Experience the true Brussels party scene, without spending a ton of money to do so. There are many imitators, but the SANDEMANs NEW Europe Pub Crawls are famous across the continent. Join us and find out why! Meet other travelers looking to party like the locals, with FREE shots, drink specials, and our awesome guides making this a big night out that you’ll never forget! You must be 18+ to enjoy this night out. Please bring a valid photo I.D. and dress smart to enter the club.SANDEMANs NEW Europe Tours supports the responsible enjoyment of alcoholic beverages. When it is misused, alcohol can be dangerous. We want everyone to have an unforgettable night, but for your safety the bars visited on Pub Crawls will cut you off if you’ve reached your limit. The mission is to show you Brussels's nightlife, not to get you drunk.
Esta no es la Bruselas de las postales. Olvídate del chocolate, la cerveza y la Unión Europa y ven a descubrir con nosotros los rincones secretos de la Bruselas más auténtica y desconocida. En el Tour de Bruselas Escondida exploraremos pequeños y grandes pedazos de la historia, el arte, la arquitectura, la cultura y la escena alternativa de la capital europea. Visitaremos partes de la ciudad difíciles de encontrar si no es de la mano de un experto, ya que nos alejaremos de las rutas turísticas clásicas para descubrir los sitios que no aparecen en las guías de viaje tradicionales. Esta es la Bruselas menos turística y más misteriosa. Huye de los estereotipos y descubre con un experto guía local un lado diferente de la ciudad. *Duración media del tour. Los guías independientes con los que trabajamos quieren lo mejor para ti y para tu grupo, por esto, aunque el tour normalmente incluye los lugares e historias mencionados, la visita puede variar según lo que tu guía considere oportuno.