See the best of Brussels on an easy and convenient hop-on hop-off City Sightseeing tour! The perfect do-it-yourself sightseeing tour in Brussels, the hop-on hop-off tour allows you to see Brussel's top attractions at your own pace aboard a comfortable open-top double-decker bus with pre-recorded multi-lingual commentary. With 22 hop-on hop-off stops conveniently located around the city on two different routes, you can stop at all the major attractions, including the European Parliament, Grand Place and the iconic Atomium!

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About The City Sightseeing Brussels Tour:

Brussels - capital of Belgium and the European Union - is an ideal short-break destination and there's no better way to see it than aboard the City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off bus tour. With two unique routes you are spoilt for choice. Hop-aboard blue route for the famous Atomium structure or the red route to see the EU headquarters.

With a selection of ideally located bus stops you're never far away from any of the city's famous landmarks including the European Union with the European Parliament, Manneken Pis, Cinquantenaire Arch, Art Nouveau and Victor Horta, the Grand Place and the Atomium.

Explore Brussels at your own speed and hop-on and off when you please to explore, enjoy a coffee, sample one of the countries 300-odd brewed beers or a plate of mussels and chips!


Season:

  • All Year Round, Daily.

Commentary:

  • Digital Audio: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Dutch and Russian.

Departure Point:

Duration:

  • Both Routes: 75 minutes each.

Facilities:

  • Audio Guide (Headphones Included).
  • Printed Tour Map & Leaflet.

Tour Times / Frequency:

January, February & December:

  • Monday - Friday: 10:00 to 14:30, every 45 minutes.
  • Saturday: 10:00 to 16:00, every 30 minutes.
  • Sunday: 10:00 to 15:00, every 30 minutes.

March & November:

  • Monday - Friday & Sunday: 10:00 to 15:00, every 30 minutes.
  • Saturday: 10:00 to 16:00, every 30 minutes.

April, May, June - Mid July, September, October:

  • Monday - Friday: 10:00 to 16:00, every 30 minutes.
  • Saturday: 09:30 to 18:00, every 30 minutes.
  • Sunday: 09:30 to 17:00, every 30 minutes.

From Mid July - August:

  • Daily: 09:30 to 18:00, every 30 minutes.

Tour Itinerary:

Brussels Blue Route | 10 Stops:

  • 1) Central Station: Grand Place, Chocolate Museum, Manneken Pis, Royal St Hubert Gallery, Beer Museum, Tin Tin, Cathedral.
  • 2) Rogier: Shopping Center Rue Neuve and City 2.
  • 3) Royal Serres: Royal Green Houses, Royal Residence of Laken, Japanese Tower, Chinese Pavillion.
  • 4) Atomium: Mini-Europe, Oceade, Planetarium.
  • 5) National Basilica: Basilica of Sacred Heart, Aquarium.
  • 6) Tour & Taxis: Brussels-on-Sea.
  • 7) Dansaert Street: Shopping, Fashion & Design, Christmas Wonders, Fish Market.
  • 8) Bourse: Stock Exchange, Place St Gery (cafes and restaurants).
  • 9) Manneken Pis: Grand Place, Traditional Chocolate Factory, Waffle Factory, Chocolate Museum.
  • 10) Marolles: Flea Market, Palais de Justice, Notre Dame de la Chapellel.

Brussels Red Route | 12 Stops:

  • 1) Central Station: Grand Place, Chocolate Museum, Manneken Pis, Royal St Hubert Gallery, Beer Museum, Tin Tin, Cathedral.
  • 2) Place Royal: Royal Park Theatre, Belgian Federal Parliament, Royal Palace Dynasty Museum, Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Old England, Museum of Musical Instruments.
  • 3) Sablon: Antiques Market, Sablon Church, Sablon Garden, Synagogue, Musical Academy, Church, Marollen, Marché aux Puces.
  • 4) Louise Square - Justice Palace: luxurious shopping, Law Courts, Obelisk, beautiful panoramic views over Brussels.
  • 5) Art Nouveau: Horta Museum, Art Nouveau buildings.
  • 6) Abbaye de la Cambre: La Cambre Abbey, Bois de la Cambre, Ixelles Ponds, Villa Empain.
  • 7) Flagey: Art Nouveu & Art Deco buildings.
  • 8) Luxembourg - European Parliament: European Union District, European Council of Ministers, Leopold Park, Museum of Natural Sciences.
  • 9) Parc Leopold: Museum of Natural Sciences, Solvay Library.
  • 10) Cinquantenaire: Museums: Autoworld, Military, Art & History.
  • 11) Place Shuman: European Commission, European Council of Ministers, Business district, Art Nouveau Area.
  • 12) Palais Royal: Park of Brussels, Belgian Federal Parliament, Royal Palace.

Select your ticket type(s)

Helpful ticket usage instructions are listed below.

Important Information & Usage instructions

Print off the ticket voucher you receive from this site and present it to a member of the City Sightseeing Brussels tour staff at any stop (see map in Downloads Tab).

Map

City Sightseeing Brussels | Both Routes

Download the complete route map in a PDF format.

Map

Red Route Map

Click/tap here for a quick overview of the Brussels City Sightseeing red route.

Map

Blue Route Map

Click/tap here for a quick overview of the Brussels City Sightseeing blue route.