Free tour of Brussels

Free tour of Brussels + free chocolate tasting.

Our professional guides welcome you every day for a guided tour of the historical center of Brussels.

Sustainable tourism

Certificate of Excellence 2013-2019

Over 10 years of experience

Recommended by the Brussels Tourist Office

Free tour of Brussels


Free walking tour Brussels:

Our professional guides welcome you every day for a guided tour of the historical center of Brussels.



  • Visit the historical centre of Brussels and learn about the Belgian Monarchy, the political system, the European Union in relation to Brussels, and more.
  • Visit the Grand-Place, Manneken Pis, Sainte-Catherine, the Grand Sablon, the Royal Square and the Palace, the churches and get information about the museums.
  • You’ll hear about the city’s museums, the best bars and local beers, and where to buy the best chocolate at a reasonable price. In addition, your guide will also answer any practical questions you might have about restaurants, attractions, nightlife, or public transport.
  • Get an overview of the development of Brussels, beginning with the medieval and baroque city, through the industrial city and the bourgeois city, to modern Brussels.
  • Free tasting of the best Belgian chocolates.

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.
  • Free (Pay what you want).
  • Professional guides (English-speaking).
  • Quick and easy booking (free cancellation*).

Itinerary of the guided tour:

As Brussels is a rather hilly town, tours have been developed with 2 different themes: Upper City and Lower City. This is also meant to help you better understand the origins and the historic development of Brussels.

Program of the free tour of Brussels:

10h30 – Lower City: the popular Brussels (this tour focuses on the Marolles, people and trades):

  • The Grand Place,

  • The Everard t’Serclaes monument on Charles Buls street,

  • The Manneken Pis and Grands Carmes street,

  • Marché au Charbon street,

  • The Church of Our Lady of Assistance and Bon Secours street,

  • Anspach boulevard,

  • The covering of the Senne,

  • Riches Claires street and Grande Île street,

  • The Saint-Géry island,

  • The Halles Saint-Géry,

  • Chartreux street and the Zinneke Pis,

  • Vieux Marché aux Grains street and its Art Deco building,

  • St-Catherine square and church,

  • The Black Tower,

  • The Béguinage and Saint John the Baptist church,

  • The De Brouckère square,

  • The Monnaie square,

  • The Galeries Royales St Hubert,

  • The Charles Buls square.


15h30 – Upper City: this tour focuses on the nobility and the church, the Burgundian dynasty, the Habsburgs, the guild of archers, the regime in power:

  • The Grand Place, the power of merchants,

  • The Galeries Royales St Hubert,

  • The Mort Subite,

  • The Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula (visit inside: stained glass windows, the Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament, the pulpit),

  • The Royal Park, the Royal Palace and the Royal Square,

  • The Palace of Coudenberg,

  • The Musical Instruments Museum (Art Nouveau),

  • The Palace of Charles de Lorraine, the Magritte museum and the Palace of Fine Arts,

  • The Petit Sablon and the Grand Sablon,

  • Rollebeek street,

  • The Dinant square,

  • The Manneken Pis.

Practical information:


  • Free (pay what you want).


  • Every day.

Starting time:

  • 10:30am
  • 3:30pm

Meeting point:

  • Grand-Place in front of the City Hall. Find our guides! They hold a white umbrella.


  • 2,5 hours.


  • English.


  • Guided tour with an English-speaking guide.
  • Free tasting of the best Belgian chocolates.

Not included:

  • Tipping.

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 recommend our “Brussels private tour” starting from 170€. 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:

Free tour


Every day


10:30 am, 3:30 pm


2.5 hours



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


  • To ensure your participation, we recommend booking your tour as soon as possible.
  • The number of participants is limited (groups of more than 7 people have a cost of 7 € per person).
  • Participation in the free tour of Brussels is completely voluntary.
  • 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.



  • Free reservation.
  • 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).



  • Free cancellation.

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37 reviews for Free tour of Brussels

  1. Gabriel Bravo (store manager)

    Your opinion is very important.

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  2. Eleonora

    I did a tour today with James! 2.5 hours of in-depth information but delivered in a fun/entertaining manner! The recommendations were great also! Don’t hesitate to book this tour! Keep up the great work!

  3. French Team of 20/11 (verified owner)

    The French Team warmly welcomes Mario for his incredible and super interesting tour in Brussels most touristic parts. Thank you so much for all your tips, we will follow them wisely!

  4. Margaux

    I did a tour with Mario and I highly recommend it !! He explains really clearly the history of the city, tells you anecdotes
    The 2 hours of the visit pass by really quick
    Thank you again 🙂

  5. Paul (verified owner)

    We did a really nice tour with bravo discovery and it worth it ! Thx again

  6. Tatiana & Mum (verified owner)

    I had the tripwith David who is a perfect guide.
    He delivers quality and fun: he explains history in a simple and fun manner while you enjoy the atmosphere. David is very kind and sweet;my mum walks very slowly and he has been very patient and Kind ;we were really at ease and fully satispied about the city tour. David delivers quality and funny tours!

  7. Connor E. (verified owner)

    Mario was great and gave a lot of insight into Belgian politics and the monarchy. I followed up on his food and drink recommendations, they did not disappoint!

  8. Alice (verified owner)

    Super nice walk around Bruxelles!!

  9. Tatiana (verified owner)

    Dommage que certains touristes se font “surprendre” ne pas avoir de l’argent à la fin de la visite…

  10. Margarida Gomes (verified owner)

    Very nice

  11. Hubert (verified owner)

    Great pleasure very good discription

  12. Joell (verified owner)

    Our tour guide was really passionate and accommodating. She customised the tour to show us both parts of town knowing most of us just arrive at Brussels.

  13. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Really loved the city and didn’t feel like he was just reading from a fact sheet. Made it really entertaining and learnt a lot. Walid answered all our questions and we would do the tour again!

  14. Thomas Schmidt (verified owner)

    Best Guido in this nicht town🤩

  15. line (verified owner)

    great and friendly guide

  16. Yvonne T. (verified owner)

    Le guide était très bon et a su captiver toute la famille!

  17. Andreas (verified owner)

    I thoroughly enjoyed the walking tour through Brussels. The guide was warm, engaging and knowledgable and it seemed other attendees enjoyed the trip also.

  18. Laura (verified owner)

    Mario was an amazing guide and we really enjoyed our tour with him. He had a great knowledge about the city

  19. Marco (verified owner)

    Good job Julien

  20. Liubov Hrechukh (verified owner)

    The best guide I had experience with in my life! Really liked the way of presenting the information to us 🙂 aaand so many valuable advice were given. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

  21. Markus (verified owner)

    We’ve been on tour with Thiago. We liked it! Interesting informations, fun facts and inside tips – all was there! Thank you for the nice tour!

  22. Nab (verified owner)

    Excellent tour

  23. Gérard Atlas (verified owner)

    Bonne visite !

  24. Danièle C. (verified owner)

    Superbe visite guidée en anglais par Antonio, mexicain habitant la Belgique.
    Linguiste qui a bien fait comprendre la compexite de la Belgique et de Bruxelles à des étrangers.
    Personne charmante très attentive à son public

  25. Walter Peroni (verified owner)

    Our English Guide Alex did a very good job.

  26. Dupas Tanguy (verified owner)

    An amazing tour of Bruxelles suggested by Tiago ! A mix of History, culture, gastronomy ! I recommend it a thousand of times

  27. Thomas G. (verified owner)

    Excellent tour and guide, the best!

  28. Eric St-Pierre (verified owner)

    Excellent guide

  29. Patricia Philippe (verified owner)

    Bonjour Julien donne de l’enthousiasme dans cette visite ce qui la rend très instructive, très complète et très captivante!

  30. Anonymous (verified owner)

    Great experience! Alex was very qualified and we saw all the important monuments

  31. Tom D. (verified owner)

    Simon did a great job touring Brussels. He had great historical perspective.

  32. Axelle B. (verified owner)

    Détaillé et sympathique. Avec quelques informations sur les légendes et la réalisé.

  33. Evelyne (verified owner)


  34. Esther Viñerta Serrano (verified owner)

    Hemos estado con Felipe. Nos han llevado muy bien por las principales calles de Bruselas. Nos ha explicado muy bien la ciudad y estaba muy pendiente del grupo.

  35. Christopher & Mary O’Connor (verified owner)

    Excellent guide, very knowledgable and very pleasant

  36. Katia C. (verified owner)

    Very nice guide

  37. Carolynn B. (verified owner)

    Fantastic ! Really really had a great 4 hours (instead of the announced 2 and a half!) Our guide was totally passionate about Brussels.

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