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The only excursion that leaves you three hours of free time in Bruges, it also gives you a two-hour guided tour of the city and also takes you on a boat cruise through its medieval canals. We will travel by train, the most environmentally friendly means of transport, the fastest and most comfortable. Without losing time in an hour's drive we are in Bruges. We take a guided walk through the city with our local guide walking through the medieval alleys and looking at the red brick houses of Gothic architecture. We will also learn about its history and its legends of the bucolic city of Bruges. We will finish with a boat trip included in your excursion to Bruges and three hours of free time to shop for souvenirs, visit a museum or simply enjoy the local cuisine.
Delve into Europe’s ancient historical heritage on a comprehensive full-day tour of Luxembourg from Brussels. Absorb the antique charm of Luxembourg as you visit landmarks like the Royal Palace, Notre-Dame Cathedral, and the European Court of Justice with your knowledgeable guide. Before heading back to Brussels, stop in the beautiful town of Dinant and see its 13th-century cathedral.
Immerse yourself in the historical charm of Antwerp on an enriching 5.5-hour tour of the stunning city from Brussels. Accompanied by an expert guide, absorb the medieval majesty of Market Square; gaze at the beguiling beauty of Baroque facades created by treasured artist, Rubens; and marvel at the outstanding architecture of Antwerp railway station. See the Diamond Pavilion and the excellent exhibits of the Museum Aan de Stroom at the end of your enriching excursion.
Immerse yourself in the medieval majesty and rich historical heritage of Ghent and Bruges on a full-day trip from Brussels. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, marvel at the UNESCO-listed city of Ghent as you visit legendary landmarks like the Castle of the Counts, St. Bavo’s Cathedral, and the picturesque old port. Then, travel through the verdant Belgian countryside to Bruges in order to witness the architectural beauty and winding waterways of the iconic city. Stroll quaint cobbled streets on the way to Market Square and absorb the sacred ambiance of the Basilica of the Holy Blood during your comprehensive tour of the city.
Explore the beautiful city of Ghent, known for its fabulous 13th-century architecture and gorgeous altarpiece by Jan Van Eyck, with this full-day trip from Brussels. Your guide will take you to top sights, from the Castle of Gerald the Devil to the Gothic and Renaissance city hall, with time left over to eat, drink, and shop before returning to Brussels.
Witness the winding waterways and beautiful architecture of Holland’s picturesque capital on a full-day trip to Amsterdam from Brussels. Cross the Dutch border after a short and scenic journey in a comfortable coach, and get a close-up view of typical Dutch windmills at the village of Kinderdijk. Once in Amsterdam, immerse yourself in the quaint canals, cobbled streets and ambient squares of the city. Customize your itinerary according to your interests and enjoy leisurely independent exploration of the city on arrival. You also have the option to experience 75-minute canal cruise (optional and not included in price) in order to see the city from an alternative perspective.
UNESCO–listed Bruges and Ghent make ideal day trips from Brussels, but organizing transportation independently can be time-consuming. On this tour, begin with pickup in central Brussels and visit both cities in one day with ease. During guided walking tours, discover top attractions including Minnewater, Saint Bavo Cathedral, and Walplein Square, and gain insight into the history and heritage of two of Belgium’s most beautiful and ancient cities.
Enjoy a guided sightseeing excursion in the beautiful cities of Bruges and Ghent. Craft a custom itinerary based on your interests and enjoy private transportation. You can take an optional boat trip on Ghent’s picturesque canals and learn about Bruges’ Gothic architecture from a local guide. Visit gorgeous city center sites like the Basilica of Holy Blood and a church topped with a Michelangelo sculpture.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Learn about the history of Brussels and its love affair with chocolate on a walking tour led by a guide. Walk past the Royal Palace and art nouveau architecture of Brussels and stop in exclusive chocolate boutiques for tastings as you go. After sampling truffles, pralines and more, attend a chocolate-making workshop where you learn the secrets behind the sweets.
If you want the ultimate insider’s experience during your Brussels vacation, meet up with a local host. A tour operator matches you with a native Brusselèèr based on your interests. You and your vetted guide will set off on a 100% customized itinerary to some of the city’s best and lesser-known points of interests. Feel free to alter the day’s schedule at any time to meet your needs.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Explore two of Belgium’s most in-demand cities in one day—and leave the planning to someone else—on this seamless tour of Antwerp and Ghent. Depart in the morning from Brussels via coach, and head to Antwerp to discover the Cathedral of Our Lady, the Town Hall, and more. Later, soak up Ghent’s history and see the Castle Of Gerald the Devil, the Ghent Belfry, the Old Fish Market, and more.
When visiting the chocolate capital of the world, learn to make your own gourmet cocoa treats with this fun and scrumptious chocolate workshop in Brussels. Starting from scratch, create the two most typical types of Belgian chocolate—pralines and mendiants—with the help of a professional instructor. Learn easy and authentic methods you can mimic in your own kitchen, and finish with more than 30 handcrafted dark chocolate treats to take home in a box or gobble up.
What people are saying about Rail Tours in Brussels
Antwerp: Diamonds galore, elegance, arts and stunning architecture"Brussels City Tours is an excellent company and Frank was a terrific guide. Frank was very knowledgeable, funny and engaging in communicating interesting facts and stories on Antwerp. I also liked the pace of the tour and the timings in each location were perfect. Frank managed to keep things moving along without feeling rushed."..."
Bruges and Ghent - Belgium's Fairytale Cities - from Brussels"Really good experience and exceptional value for money, very knowledgeable tour and just enough free time to carry out your own explorations after the guided walk, shout out to Andrea for being a really good tour guide! And lending us 50 cent for the toilet as we had no money, Frankie the bus driver was also very nice and pleasant"..."
Bus day trip to Ghent from Brussels"Ghent is a lovely, historic city & our guide Yiel was knowledgeable & well organized. She even gave us good recommendations on where to eat. I highly recommend Ghent for a day trip with Viator. I just wished that Viator resumes hotel pickup & drop off. We stayed at the Sofitel in Brussels, which would have been on the pickup & drop-off route during pre-Covid times."..."
Bruges and Ghent Day Trip from Brussels"It was very cold. But our guide, Mark, kept us moving and informed the entire trip. You have to be physically able to do this since there was a lot of walking. The cities have lots of history besides being picturesque."..."
Private tour : Treasures of Flanders Ghent and Bruges from Brussels Full day"Our driver Aasma and guide Sebastian were terrific! We were brought to amazing sites with detailed explanations…bringing these charming medieval cities to life! We accidentally left some items behind in the car and they went out of their way to make sure we got them. The whole day was tailor made and perfectly suited to us! Thank you!"..."
Brussels Chocolate Walking Tour and Workshop"We had such a great time on the tour! We had some fantastic chocolate from multiple different chocolatiers and learned so much about chocolate and Brussels history. Would definitely recommend this tour to others who are visiting Brussels."..."
Private Brussels Tour with a Local, Highlights & Hidden Gems, Custom"Walid was an excellent guide and I had a great time. I only wish that I had received the provider's survey in advance, there is something broken in the communication between the guide to the agency to the Viator..."..."
Antwerp and Ghent Day Trip from Brussels With Atomium Photo Stop"Alvaro provided detailed information on the historical background of Antwerp and Ghent. He made the trip very interesting and fun! Very enjoyable!"..."
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