Bus Tours -- Guided bus tours of Brussels last 2 1/2 hours, operate throughout the year, and are available from Brussels City Tours (tel 02/513-7744; The tours start at 30€ for adults, 28€ for seniors, and 15€ for children 17 and under. Reservations can be made through most hotels, and hotel pickup is often available.

CitySightseeing Brussels ( offers the now-ubiquitous hop-on, hop-off circular tour of the city; with 2 lines servicing 22 stops at all major attractions, including Cinqantenaire , Paleis Royal , and Atomium . Prices start at 24€; departures vary from every 45 minutes in winter to every 15 minutes in July and August.

Coach Tours -- Viator (tel 888/651-9785 in the U.S.; offers a selection of guided tours around Brussels and also to Bruges, Antwerp, Ghent, and the Flanders battlefields.

Walking Tours -- Brussels Walking Tours (tel 02/495-320-362; operates a series of 9 themed walking tours, from Art Nouveau spotting to beer or chocolate tasting, discovering Jewish Brussels, or exploring the Marolles. They last around 2 hours and prices start at 8€. Meeting points vary according to tour, so check online for further details.


Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.