Comic Book Route

Guided tour to discover the Comic Strip Frescoes in the streets of Brussels.

One of the most original ways to discover Brussels is to follow the Route of the Comic Strips murals.

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Sustainable tourism

Certificate of Excellence 2013-2019

Over 10 years of experience

Recommended by the Brussels Tourist Office

Comic Book Route

Description

One of the most original ways to discover Brussels is to follow the Route of the Comic Strips murals.

Not only is Brussels the capital of Belgium and Europe, it is also the capital of Comic strip. Comic strip images are scattered around the streets telling the adventures of iconic characters such as Tintin, Lucky Luke, the Smurfs or Quick & Flupke.

The murals were signed by the most creative comic strip artists and designers of the Ninth Art.

 

Highlights:

  • Discovery of numerous paintings honoring characters from the Belgian Comic Strip.
  • Original route.
  • Charming walk in the center of Brussels for admire the buildings with Comic strip characters.
  • Guided tour of the Comic Strip murals in Brussels.

 

Our guarantees:

  • Responsible tourism: This activity respects the codes of responsible and sustainable tourism.
  • We work in partnership with the Brussels Tourism Office.
  • More than 10 years of experience.
  • Certificate of Excellence since 2013.
  • Professional guides (English-speaking).
  • Quick and easy booking (free cancellation*).

 

What to expect:

During the visit, the guide will cover the origins and the development of the comic strip art, and the passion that Belgians share for it. The visit takes place in the centre of Brussels, where the largest number of Comic strip murals can be found.

 

Program:

  • Hergé – Tintin in America.
  • Olivier Rameau.
  • Le Passage de François Schuiten.
  • Broussaille de Frank Pé.
  • Victor Sackeville.
  • Ric Hochet.
  • Néron.
  • L’Ange.
  • Lucky Luke.
  • Astérix.
  • Les rêves de Nic.
  • Cori le Moussaillon.
  • Gaston Lagaffe.
  • Poje.
  • Smurf statue.

 

Practical information:

Price:
  • Adults: 12€
  • Children (under 4 years old): Free.
When:
  • Every Friday.
Starting time:
  • 10:30am
Meeting point:
  • Grand-Place in front of the City Hall. Find our guides! They hold a white umbrella.
Duration:
  • 2,5 hours.
Language:
  • English.
Included:
  • Professional guides (English-speaking). Experts and passionate about the history of the Comic Book Art.
Not included:
  • The tram or bus tickets.
  • The tickets to the museums.

 

Frequently asked questions:

Size of the group:

To ensure the best service possible, our tours are limited to 25 participants per group. For larger groups, please contact us.

 

Free booking:

We advise you to reserve your place as soon as possible to ensure availability.

You can book up to 2 hours before the beginning of the tour (depending on the availability).

 

How to spot our guides?

That’s easy! Our guides hold a white umbrella with the “Bravo Discovery – Walking tour” logo on it.

 

We are a group:

We advise you, in this case, our private guide service for a “Comic Book route”. Or send us a message to receive a personalized offer.

 

Do you have more questions?

If you have any further questions or would like to get more information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Additional information

Type of activity:

Guided tour, Experience

When:

Saturday

Time:

10:30 am

Duration:

2.5 hours

Language:

English

Meeting point:

The Grand-Place of Brussels in front of the City Hall.

Responsible tourism:

This activity respects the codes of responsible and sustainable tourism.

Terms of service

Participation:

  • To ensure your participation, we recommend booking your tour as soon as possible.
  • The number of participants is limited.
  • Without prior booking, our guides reserve the right to refuse participation in the tour depending on the availability.
  • We kindly ask you to be at the meeting point 10 minutes prior to the scheduled starting time.

 

Booking:

  • The reservation is free and without charge.
  • You can book up to 2 hours before the beginning of the tour (please note that the number of participants is limited to 25 per group).

 

Cancellation:

  • Up to 24 hours prior to the tour: 100% refund.
  • Less than 24 hours prior to the tour: no refund.

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