The best things to do around the world

Euro-Parlamentarium and Grand City Tour with Transport

Lowest price guarantee
US$ 36.50 Price per person from View price guide

Highlights

  • Discover historical neighbourhoods as well as the modern European district
  • Visit the praised Parlamentarium museum
  • Brussels is the heart of the EU; this tour is a must for everyone interested in the creation and processes of the European Union
  • Experience a simulation of a real-life parliament session
  • See Grand Place, Atomium, Palace Royale and much more
  • Hotel pick up included

Overview

Start your tour with a stroll to Brussels’ most famous sight which also serves as the most popular meeting point for locals; Grand Place. The wonderfully intricate guildhalls and Town Hall date back to the 17th century and are a sight that you can gaze upon over and over again, always finding something new to marvel at.

After your guide has enlightened you on the history of Grand Place, you will drive through the city in a luxury coach and see the most important sights of the city. Along the way you will see St. Michael’s Cathedral, Atomium, the Chinese Pavilion and many more attractions. Familiarise yourself with the Royal buildings of Brussels as well as the modern EU establishments. Visit the highly acclaimed Parlamentarium and discover the origins and proceedings of the European Union. Round off the day by seeing the magnificent Triumphal Arch at Parc du Cinquantenaire and return to city centre.

Itinerary

On this sightseeing tour of Brussels you will be transported in a luxury coach along the streets of the city to see the most famous and popular attractions. You will also visit the Parlamentarium. Your tour will start with a walk to the beautiful Grand Place (Grote Markt), the cobble stone square and Gothic buildings that surround it will transport you back in time. The square is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has been voted as the most beautiful square in Europe. Your guide will talk you through the significance of this historical site.

After Grand Place board a luxury coach and drive past the magnificent St. Michael's Cathedral towards the world-famous Atomium, originally constructed for the 1958 World Fair. Here you will stop for photos before continuing on your way. Nearby you will see the Chinese Pavilion and Japanese Tower.

Next drive past The Royal Palace of Laeken, the official residence of the Royal family of Belgium. See St Mary’s church and visit the Sablon district where elegant shops sell wonderful antiques. Along the way you will also see the impressive Court of Justice and the Royal Palace.

Finally you arrive at the European district, the heart and soul of the European Union where modern building complexes rise towards the sky. Here you will visit the Parlamentarium, a visitor’s centre of the European Parliament, for an insider look on how the decisions that affect our everyday lives come to fruition. Take a virtual trip through Europe lead by a Portable Media Guide, available in all 24 languages of the Union. A stunning 360-degree digital screen will transport you bang in the middle of European Parliament action. You will learn about the MEPs (Members of Parliament) and even experience a simulation of a real-life parliament session!

After your educational visit to the Parlamentarium, you will again board your coach and drive past the European Commission, Council of Ministers and Belgian Parliament. Finally you will see the stupendous Triumphal Arch at the beautiful Parc du Cinquantenaire before heading back to the city centre where the tour ends.

back to top

Activity Schedule

When does it run?

01 Dec 13 - 04 Apr 14: Tuesday & Friday
05 Apr 14 - 30 Jun 14: Wednesday & Friday
01 Jul 14 - 31 Aug 14: Wednesday, Friday & Sunday
01 Sep 14 - 31 Mar 15: Wednesday & Friday

Duration

3 hours 30 minutes

Start time

Start Time: 1400h (02:00pm)
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

Meeting point

You will be picked up from your hotel in Brussels. You must be ready in the lobby of your hotel 30 minutes before the start of the tour (1:30pm). A minivan will transport you to Grasmarkt 82, Rue Marche aux Herbes. If you opt out of the pick-up service, you need to make your own way to the meeting point.

Ending point

You will be dropped off at a central location where you can easily make your way back to your hotel.

back to top

Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Grand Place
  • Sightseeing tour of Brussels by coach
  • Visit to the Parlamentarium

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to reconfirm the departure details.
If you choose to opt out of the hotel pickup service, you must mention this at the time of booking.
You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

back to top

Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination.
back to top

Cancellation policy

See the Cancellation policy for this product

back to top
  • Select Date and Travellers
  • When are you going?
  • Who is going
  • Child age

  • Children are not allowed
Check Availability