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Art Nouveau & Víctor Horta Free Walking Tour of Brussels

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish, French
Guru: Bravo
Quality Verified Registered on August 03, 2018

Bravo Discovery offers you a quality tour guide service anywhere in Belgium. We work in conjunction with the Brussels tourism office. We practice responsible tourism while respecting the local economy. Our employees are professional guides and we have a team of freelance guides trained in the “Haute Écoles” of Brussels. ​ We work in partnership with local businesses and can call on a range of quality service providers to suit your needs. ​ We specialize in providing tailor-made tours, based on the interests of our clients and mindful of the need to balance culture and relaxation. ​ Our strengths: experience, local guides, enthusiastic and charismatic staff. Our values: responsible tourism, professionalism, respect of the historical and cultural heritage, protection of the environment, sustainable competitiveness.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Guided tour by an expert of the Art Nouveau architecture in Brussels

Discover the most beautiful and impressive Art Nouveau projects by architects who mastered the art of combining iron, glass, wood and stone into an infinite variety of different forms and curves

DESCRIPTION

Learn everything about the origins and the development of Art Nouveau in Brusselsduring a guided tour. Discover the Bailli neighbourhood where the largest number of Art Nouveau buildings can be found. Visit the Victor Horta museum.

WHAT TO EXPECT

The tour starts at Grand Place. Afterwards, we will take the tram until the Bailli district, the famous village in the city with the largest number of Art Nouveau buildings in Brussels. We will collect €2.50 for the tram ride in the beginning of the tour.

PROGRAM

“Old England House” (Musical Instruments Museum)

Hotel Tassel, built by Victor Horta in 1893/1894

Van Rysselberghe House, built by Ocatave Van Rysselberghe in 1912

Hotel Otlet, built by Ocatave Van Rysselberghe and Henry van de Velde from 1894-1898

Hotel Goblet d’Alviella, built by Ocatave Van Rysselberghe in 1882

Hotel Ciamberlani, built by Paul Hankar in 1897

The house of painter René Janssens, built by Paul Hankar in 1898

Architect Armand Van Waesberghe

The Beukman house, built by Albert Roosenboom in 1900

The private home of architect Paul Hankar

Victor Horta Museum

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Price:

Free (pay as you want)

When:

Every Saturday

Starting time:

10h00

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:

Guided tour with an English-speaking guide expert in Art Nouveau

Not included:

The tram or bus tickets

The ticket to the Horta museum

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  • Meeting point:
    Facades et Pignons des Maisons de la ...
    Facades et Pignons des Maisons de la GrandPlace du XVIIIeme Siecle 1000 Bruxelles Belgium
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    Meeting point: Grand-Place in front of the City Hall. Find our guides! They hold a white umbrella.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Stephanie 26 Jul 2022
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Travelled in couple - Jun 2022

Maria was a wonderful guide. She is very passionate about Art Nouveau and her passion is infectious. Her format was very professional and she allowed for questions and...

Elizabeth 07 May 2022
Matthews
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Travelled in couple - Apr 2022

Marie was a fabulous guide. We thoroughly enjoyed the Art Nouveau tour and learned a lot. She easily and thoroughly switched from French to English to ensure everyone ...

Jeroen 19 Mar 2022
Rotterdam
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Travelled in couple - Mar 2022

Even though the tour is listed as a (in part) English spoken tour, the tour guide barely explained anything in English, it was mostly French. She told the French peopl...

Tony 22 Nov 2021
Belfast
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2021

If you're interested at all in history of Art Nouveau, then you can't miss this tour; a wonderful introduction to the men behind the style (which preceded Art deco), t...

anica 19 Jul 2020
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Travelled in group - Jul 2020

Very enthusiatic guide. Maria gave us an incredible Insight into art noveau and the history of the city

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What should you know?

Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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