Neighbourhoods walk: The Sablon and the Marolles

Neighbourhoods walk: The Sablon and the Marolles

The Sablon and the Marolles seem to be each other's opposites: one neighbourhood chic and distinguished, the other folksy and authentic.

In the past, the Sablon was a quarter for the nobility. The Marolles is a district known for its popular authenticity, a place for jokes and 'zwans', which houses a typical Brussels mix of French, Dutch, Spanish, and Arab-speaking residents. It has a fascinating social history. These two districts imperceptibly merge into one another. Their mutual influence is distinctively ‘Brussels’.

    • Duration of walk: 2h30 
    • Starting point: tram 92 and 93, Petit Sablon/Kleine Zavel stop 

    This walk is available in FR-NL-EN. Tips : to choose the language, click on "view map legend" to select one of them. 

    In collaboration with Brukselbinnenstebuiten