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Brussels Signature

Duration
5 Days
Prices From:
US$ 2,352

Discover the ancient and modern aspects of this varied, interesting city with both a short walking tour and a on a bus tour. Also visit the delightful cities of Ghent, famous for its lace and Bruges, known for its network of canals.


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Brussels apart from being the capital of Belgium is also the capital of the European Union, due mainly to its geographical location. It is a thriving metropolis offering both historical and contemporary attractions. Gastronomically, Brussels has an outstanding reputation for excellent cuisine. Some of its specialities are mussels, waffles and French fries par excellence.

On arrival at Brussels airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel where you will have 4 nights’ accommodation.

The next morning starts with a short walking tour of the medieval Brussels centre including the Grand Place, City Hall and the Guild houses. Then it’s off on a bus tour starting with the magnificent Gothic St. Michael’s Cathedral, the Atomium, built for the World’s Fair in 1958, now a museum and the Laeken District which includes the Royal Palace, the Chinese Pavillion and the pagoda, the Japanese Tower. Also visit the Sablon district, an interesting and colourful neighbourhood in a historic part of Brussels. Then return to the centre of the city to view the buildings and offices of the European Parliament.

The next day, brings visits to Ghent and Bruges. Ghent is known for its lace making. Here you will have a tour taking in St. Bravo’s Cathedral with its famous “Mystic Lamb” painting, the Belfry, St. Nicholas Church, the famous Graslei street with its historic buildings and the fortified castle of the Count of Flanders. Continue to Bruges, a city of immense character and a network of attractive canals. Have a walking tour here taking in the cobblestone streets and quaint bridges. Your last day is spent getting out of the city and visiting WWI battle locations and cemetraries in and near Ypres,  Learn the sobering history of Flanders Fields and Passendaele

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Duration
5 Days
Prices From:
US$ 2,352

Itinerary

Day 1

Brussels Airport to Brussels City

Duration1 Hour

Le Plaza Hotel

Featuring French facades, high ceilings and luxurious tapestries, Le Plaza is set in front of the Rue Neuve Shopping District and 2 tram stops away from the lively Grand Place. It includes a heritage-listed Moorish-style theatre, free Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel and a fitness centre. With a painted dome, marble furnishings and glass chandeliers, the in-house Brasserie Estere offers gourmet food and refined atmosphere. Breakfast is served in a large salon and drinks can be taken in a former winter garden.

Meal Plan Buffet Breakfast
Duration4 Nights
Accommodation

Le Plaza Hotel

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    Le Plaza Hotel



    Featuring French facades, high ceilings and luxurious tapestries, Le Plaza is set in front of the Rue Neuve Shopping District and 2 tram stops away from the lively Grand Place. It includes a heritage-listed Moorish-style theatre, free Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel and a fitness …

    Featuring French facades, high ceilings and luxurious tapestries, Le Plaza is set in front of the Rue Neuve Shopping District and 2 tram stops away from the lively Grand Place. It includes a heritage-listed Moorish-style theatre, free Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel and a fitness centre. With a painted dome, marble furnishings and glass chandeliers, the in-house Brasserie Estere offers gourmet food and refined atmosphere. Breakfast is served in a large salon and drinks can be taken in a former winter garden.

    Facilities

    • Complimentary WI-FI
    • Concierge
    • Fitness Centre
    • Parking
    • Room Service

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Day 2

Half Day Brussels Grand City Tour

Discover the ancient buildings of the city and its splendid modern part on board of our bus. Our tour will begin at the majestic Grand Place from where the coach will take us to Saint Michael's Cathedral. We will visit the widely known Atomium and pass by the Chinese pavilion and Japanese Tower. From the Royal Residence we will return to the city center to visit the Sablon area, with its numerous antique shops, while passing the Palace of Justice and the Royal Palace. The next part of our tour covers the district in which you will see the headquarters of the European Parliament and Commission.

Duration2 Hours
Day 3

Private Ghent and Bruges

Guide will meet the guests at the hotel in Brussels. And they will visit first Ghent, before they head to Bruges.

During the guided walk in Ghent they will discover all the most famous sites and monuments of the city, including the Belfry and Cloth Hall, a superb gothic monument with a soaring bell tower, and the Town Hall, a complex mix of architectural styles. After Ghent, they will visit Bruges. Bruges is known as the 'Venice of the North'. The guests will do a walking tour through Bruges.

Duration9 Hours
Day 4

Private Full-day Visit to WWI Cemeteries and Memorials Tour to Ypres

Visit Flanders Fields Museum, Visit Hill 60 (trenches and private museum) and Visit Tyne Cot Passendaele commonwealth cemetery and memorial museum.

Duration8 Hours
Day 5

Brussels City to Brussels Airport

Duration1 Hour

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DEPARTURES:

Daily

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Arrival and departure private transfers (airport or train station)
  • 4 nights' deluxe accommodation
  • Private Full day tour to Bruges and Ghent
  • Private Full-day Visit to WWI Cemeteries and Memorials Tour to Ypres
  • Half day private Brussels city tour
  • Breakfast daily

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic arfare & airfare taxes
  • Visa fees if applicable
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

 TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

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4 Nov 2021
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