Folklore in Brussels: Ommegang

Folklore in Brussels: Ommegang

Leg armour, slashed sleeves, dresses, bustles ... The seamstresses of the Royal Society of the Ommegang go about their business creating costumes. Giants, flags and weapons are all stored in the society’s warehouses. Travel back in time to 1549 with your guide and discover this amazing piece of Brussels folklore. Take a look behind the scenes of the Ommegang all year long or during the preparations of this spectacle which is held on the first Thursday of July and the Tuesday of the preceding week.

Guided Tour Themes :  Folklore - Off the beaten track 

Duration : 2.00 hours

Language Spoken :  Chinese - Dutch - English - French - German - Italian - Japanese - Polish - Portuguese - Russian - Spanish 

Indicative price for a group of maximum 25 people

Additional information : The price does not include admission tickets to the Ommegang. Plan on €10 per person. In addition, Itinéraires proposes the following services: transport coordination, tickets to museums, meals and drinks. Please note: for guides in Greek, Turkish, Danish, Chinese and Japanese, there is a surcharge of €35.

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