Half day in Brussels with a local

Iconic attractions, insider stories and a waffle or two.

(12 reviews)

  • Private &

  • 4 hours

  • From
    €35.00  EUR
    per person
    based on 8 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available
    (including English)

Think of this personalized experience with one of our hosts like spending the day with a friend. You’ll join one of our local Brussels hosts and immerse yourself in the city to discover what it’s all about.

Maybe you’ll sip Belgian brews, indulge in pralines and truffles, see cheeky statues (Mannekin Pis, we mean you), discover the iconic sights and some hidden gems which only a local could show you.

Let your host know what you feel you’ll enjoy and they’ll try to make it happen!

Why not pop into the eclectic shops or galleries or maybe even your host's favorite cafe for a Belgian treat - did somebody say waffles?

No matter your preference, budget or dietary requirements, there's something for you to enjoy in Brussels, and your host can’t wait to share it with you.

  • Spend half a day with a host who will create an experience that's fully customized to your interests and what you'd most like to see

  • Fully immerse yourself in the atmosphere of Brussels, getting the best of what the city has to offer in a limited space of time

  • See some of the city’s iconic attractions, as well as some secret spots you wouldn’t find in a guidebook

  • Get a taste of what makes Brussels so iconic, with a twist – your stories will be authentic and all your own!

  • Get the scoop from your host on other areas to explore and exciting things to do whilst visiting the Belgian capital

This experience will be personalized to you!

What’s included

  • 4-hour experience
  • Private and personalized
  • 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 drinks
  • 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

How does it work?

  • 1 Tell us about you!

    Tell us about you!

    Once you book, fill in a quick questionnaire and tell us what you’d like from your experience.
  • 2 We match you with a host

    We introduce you to your perfect local

    Build your perfect experience together
  • 3 The best part!

    The best part!

    Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there

If you’re unsure about what experience to book or would like more information on how it all works, just email me here. I or someone from our Customer Experience Team will get in touch so we can suggest the perfect personalized experience for you.

If you prefer to speak to someone, feel free to send us your WhatsApp or cell number and we’ll give you a call back.

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Reviews for this experience

A Half Day in Brussels with a Local: Private & Personalized

Had a great tour with tour guide Michael Martin. He was very knowledgeable about all aspects of Brussels. He took care to provide a tour designed specifically to involve our personal interests. Enjoyed a delightful conversation with him for a great half day.

September 2019

Reviewed by Barton R , hosted by Michaël

Thank you Ricardo

We had our first private tour with City Unscripted in Brussels. We didn't want to see the touristy things, we wanted to learn more about the beautiful historic buildings and neighborhoods. They assigned us the perfect guide (Ricardo) who is an architect. He worked hard to make sure he provided us with the experience we wanted. He also let us set the pace and add a little shopping in between history! I highly recommend City Unscripted.

September 2019

Reviewed by Jeanne F , hosted by Ricardo

Explored Brussels Neighborhoods

We had a great half-day tour with our guide, Ricardo. We did not want to see typical tourist areas, and instead hopped on local transit and explored a couple of neighborhoods we would not have seen otherwise. Ricardo was great at providing some history around the areas we visited, including Le Cambre Abbey in Ixelles. Also discovered the Laurent Gerbaud chocolate shop. Wow. This was a nice was to spend half a day and learn more about the city.

September 2019

Reviewed by Kathy H , hosted by Ricardo

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