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Walks and tours

Walks and tours

Stroll in an historic tram

Several circuits in an historic tram from the Tram Museum. From April to October. Reservation is required.
Online: www.trammuseum.brussels

Visiting Brussels while running

Three courses to discover Brussels while running: Pentagone (boulevards of the city center), European (EU headquarters) and Atomium.
Online: www.brusselssightjogging.be

Discover Brussels with Jacques Brel

Stroll around Brussels with an audioguide comprising 22 songs, interviews and testimonies.
From Place De Brouckère to Sainte-Catherine, with concert venues like La Madeleine and Ancienne Belgique. Organised by Les Editions Jacques Brel.
Online: www.jacquesbrel.be

Brussels Greeters

If you'd like to explore th city or one of its neighborhoods with someone who lives there, you need the Greeters!
Find out what they love, what they 'hate', where they like to go and more...
Online: www.greeters.brussels

First World War Walk

Nearly 50 streets in Auderghem are named after a citizen who fell in battle in the Great War of 1914-1918.

To mark the centenary of the First World War, the borough has identified each of these places with a plaque and a QR code that can be used to find out countless historical details about the spot or the person.
Online: www.auderghem.be (FR/NL)

Brussels in a 2CV

Discover the authentic places of Brussels during a visit in a convertible 2CV guided by your driver.
Online: www.brussels-on-wheels.be

Laeken cemetery

Some call it the Brussels 'Père Lachaise' after the famous Paris cemetery due to the fame of the people buried in it. An open-air museum of funereal art, home, among other things, to a copy of Rodin’s 'Thinker'.

Individual and guided visits are possible.

Parvis Notre-Dame de Laeken, 1020 Brussels
Online: www.laekendecouverte.be

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Guided walks

Various associations arrange guided walks around Brussels on different themes, including the city’s cafés, film locations, famous crimes, neighbourhoods, design and architectural movements:

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Art in the metro

Art in the metro

In the thirty plus years since the first underground section opened, the Brussels metro has become an art gallery of sorts. Over sixty works adorn its platforms and passageways. All genres are represented – paintings to sculptures, photos to stained glass windows – in every material – canvas to bronze, wood to glass and steel.

Read more about art in the metro in the section 'Art in the metro' of this portal.

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Cartoon walk

Cartoon walkThe City of Brussels launched an initiative to paint walls in honour of famous cartoon characters about twenty years ago. This walk takes in the frescos adorning the historical centre and in Laeken. It’s a great opportunity to find out about cartoon artists and characters.

Full itineraries are available from the City of Brussels website.

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The route of the first city wall of Brussels

The City of Brussels website provides walking maps covering the city’s earliest defensive wall, including the last bits still standing, which can sometimes be found in a school playground or a hotel bar (PDF in French).

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Ride in a vintage tram

Vintage tramTour Brussels in a vintage tram. Departures leave the Tram Museum at 10am every Sunday April through September.

Avenue de Tervuren 364 B, 1150 Brussels
Online: www.trammuseumbrussels.be

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Bee walk

Enjoy a 2km walk through Parc Baudouin in Jette, with regular information boards on the world of bees.

Avenue du Laerbeek, 1090 Brussels
Online: www.api-bxl.be

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