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.