Brussels’ European Quarter and the Atomium
Cultural 3 hours

Brussels’ European Quarter and the Atomium

Cinquantenaire Park, the European Parliament and surprising Congolese stews.

3 hours

From $35.75  USD per person (based on 8 adults)

  • From $35.75 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 3 hours

  • Hosted in English (On request: Arabic, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish)

Discussing politics at the dinner table might be a no-no, but here in Brussels with your local host by your side, you’re free to ask whatever you want! Walk and talk your way through the buildings that surround the headquarters of one of the most powerful political institutions in the world - The European Union.

You’ll get to stroll through the lustrous Cinquantenaire Park and along Montgomery Street, soaking up the atmosphere in the city’s most luxurious area. A fitting way to start before diving into the political history of the city and the buildings you’ll soon spot.

In the European Quarter you could brush up on your EU knowledge at the Parliamentarian, or simply gawk at the shiny glass buildings and modern highrises that house the EU institutions. We love a surprise though, so you’ll get to experience a whole neighborhood which you’d never have known existed.

Forget Europhiles and bureaucracy - in Matonge, a district literally next to the European Quarter, you’ll find batik shops, Congolese restaurants and vibrant bars. And your experience is incomplete without taking the Metro to see the iconic Atomium. It’s weird and wonderful - exactly why we like it!

    • Spend 3 hours deep in European Union history, with your host who shares your passion for politics
    • Experience the European Quarter your way
    • Dive into the political history at Parliamentarian or take it all in as you stroll through the beautiful Cinquantenaire Park, go at your own pace with your host by your side
    • Discover hidden gems within the city through a local lens - you’ll explore a vibrant neighborhood known for its Congolese restaurants, quirky bars and batik shops
    • Enjoy a Metro ride to see the iconic symbol of Brussels, the Atomium
    • Get a few recommendations from your host about other ways to indulge in EU history.
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • A private and personalized experience
    • 3 hours with your host
    • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options)
    • Hotel meet-up (available on request for central location)
    • What’s not included
    • Food and drink
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Transportation costs
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

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