You don’t have to visit Brussels with an umbrella-brandishing tour guide surrounded by a gaggle of tourists! Climb into a Citroën 2CV, or hop on an electric bike and visit numerous spots in the blink of an eye.
Why not take a ride in a Tuk Tuk or glide around the city centre on a Segway as you discover Brussels’ comic strip frescoes? For those who want to discover the capital while enjoying memorable experiences, here is a selection of the most extraordinary and quirky visits, just for you!
Discover Brussels as you jog
An original offer to discover or rediscover the capital that combines sport and culture! You can visit neighbourhoods around Heyzel (Atomium), in Anderlecht, Molenbeek, Schaerbeek, the city centre and the European quarter thanks to City Runs. For more themed visits, Brussels Sight jogging takes you to discover comic strips, Europe, the Atomium or old Brussels with personal guides that adapt to your rhythm!
Hop on an electric bike
Comfortably installed on an electric bicycle (re)discover Brussels, with the wind in your hair and at your own rhythm, with Once in Brussels. Key moments in history, prominent figures… the myths and mysteries of the capital will hold no secrets for you.
This is a must for tourists and Belgians looking to rediscover their capital city!
Cross (the whole of) Brussels by tram
Delicious anecdotes and amazing stories about Brussels’ neighbourhoods await you on board a historic tram from the 1930s. This incredible trip is brought to you by the Brussels Tourist Tramwayand its volunteer tour guides (FR and NL) who know all there is to know about their city that they love. This activity is open every Sunday from April to September and one Sunday per month for the rest of the year.
Climb into a Citroën 2CV
Do you have a soft spot for old timers? Then climb into a Citroën 2CV convertible and let yourself be driven around the city by an experienced driver who will introduce you to the secrets of Brussels in your language. Hit the road with Brussels on Wheels!
Go for a ride in a Tuk Tuk
Join us for an unforgettable visit of the most emblematic monuments in the heart of Brussels. This is an ideal circuit to discover – or rediscover – the capital in an extraordinary way: in a Tuk Tuk! You will enjoy: the pleasures of Brussels life, the discovery of its boutiques, its restaurants and its stylish bistrots. There’s a stop in the Sainte-Catherine neighbourhood to try the best fish in the capital or a visit of the European quarter. You can also book evening tours to discover Brussels’ nightlife! All this and more, with Tuk Tuk Tourism!
Brussels and its beers with the Brussels Beer Bus
Go back in time by boarding an ambulance 1940-45 completely transformed into a rolling museum of the unusual and old Brussels. Let yourself be guided by a Brussels guide through the streets and monuments of the capital while tasting Brussels beers "on board" or at a local brewery. An experience for those who want to discover unusual Brussels and off the beaten track. Bookings on Brussels Beer Bus website.
Cross the city on a Segway
The heart of Brussels can be visited in a fun way with Segway Brussels: take control of a Segway and discover the capital’s most beautiful spots as you weave your way across its historic alleyways. You’ll take in beautiful views and exceptional skylines from the Grand-Place to the Palace of Justice.
A Royal ride in a carriage
To enjoy a royal visit of Brussels with your family or friends, take a ride in spacious Victoria carriagedrawn by two thoroughbred horses. It is without doubt the best way of discovering the Grand-Place and its mythical surroundings. To partake in this memorable experience, make your way to rue Charles Buls where your carriage awaits 7 days a week.
Sail the Brussels canal
A unique trip along the Brussels canal. Experience a relaxing moment outside of the city centre and enjoy the peace and quiet of green spaces as you sail all the way out to the communes of Brussels’ suburbs. You can choose: day or night cruises, and for people looking to relax after a long hard day’s work: the aperitif cruises. All of this is offered by Brussels by Water. Please note that the summer is a busy period, with Bruxelles les Bains!