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.
- 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.
- 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*).
- 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).
- Every day.
- You choose.
- You decide (The Grand-Place of Brussels, at the Congress Column, in your hotel or anywhere else in the historic center of Brussels).
- 3 hours or 6 hours.
- The tour is exclusively in English.
- 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.