World War I Tour in Brussels

Reliving Brussels in 1914-1918

The tour highlights the consequences of the German occupation for the inhabitants of Brussels in the period 1914-1918.

 

Private and customized tour.

From: 200,0

Sustainable tourism

Certificate of Excellence 2013-2019

Over 10 years of experience

Recommended by the Brussels Tourist Office

World War I Tour in Brussels

Description

How did people live in Brussels in 1914-1918?

 

Did you know that in 1914, the German general staff moved into the Brussels City Hall, that the Royal Palace was used as a hospital, that the parks were transformed into a vegetable garden, that dogs pulled hand carts?

 

We have so many historical events and anecdotes to tell you, but also to show you during a short projection of filmed archives, making you relive the daily life of the Brussels inhabitants during the Great War.

 

Highlights:

The tour highlights the consequences of the German occupation for the inhabitants of Brussels in the period «1914-1918».

 

The tour includes the presentation of famous and unknown personalities that represent several aspects of the war like Victor Horta or politicians like Adolphe Max, among others.

 

How the population was organized, the economic aids directed to feed Brussels’ population and food rationing policies; and, especially, the resistance of a whole city against the German occupation.

 

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*).

 

Program:

  • The guided tour can be tailored to your needs.

 

Practical information:

Price:
  • 200 € (guided tour of 3 hours – up to 10 people).
  • 250 € (guided tour of 3 hours – up to 25 people).
  • 250 € (guided tour of 6 hours – up to 10 people).
  • 320 € (guided tour of 6 hours – up to 25 people).
When:
  • Every day.
Starting time:
  • To be agreed with the guide.
Meeting point:
  • To be agreed with the guide.
Duration:
  • 3 hours or 6 hours.
Language:
  • The tour is exclusively in English.
Included:
  • English speaking guide.
  • Exclusive and private tour.
  • Tours defined according to your needs. Can be included: transport, museum admissions, meals, drinks…

 

Book one of our packages above or send us a message to book one of our private guides, get more information or receive a personalized offer.

Additional information

Type of activity:

Private tour, Experience

When:

Every day

Time:

You choose

Duration:

You choose

Language:

English

Meeting point:

You Choose. To be agreed with the guide.

Responsible tourism:

This activity respects the codes of responsible and sustainable tourism.

Terms of service

Booking:

  • The reservation is free and without charge.
  • You can book up to twelve days in advance.

 

Cancellation:

  • Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the start of the tour.

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