Want to get a taste of Belgium while you're in Amsterdam? This private tour takes you to Brussels for a full day in the country’s wonderful capital city to discover beautiful architecture, diverse culture, centuries of history and Belgian beer, waffles and chocolate. See main sights like the Royal Palace, Atomium, Manneken Pis and European Union buildings on a panoramic tour, followed by free time to wander Brussels at your leisure.
Meet your driver-guide at your centrally located Amsterdam hotel, and then hop aboard a private, air-conditioned vehicle and embark on the 2.5-hour drive south. Enjoy scenic views of the Belgian countryside before arriving in the lovely city of Brussels, the capital of Belgium.After a photo stop at the iconic Atomium, set off on a 1-hour panoramic tour of Brussels’ main attractions. Throughout the tour, listen as your private driver-guide points out the sights while teaching you about Brussels’ important role in the European Union. Discover, too, how it is a ‘melting pot’ of culture, character, language, history and architecture. You'll also see the National Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Koekelberg, the Japanese Tower, Chinese Pavilion and the Royal Palace of Brussels, which is the official palace of the King and Queen of the Belgians.Following your tour, make the most of 3.5 hours of free time to explore Brussels at your own leisure and expense. Perhaps go shopping for souvenirs, savor more Belgian chocolates, sip Belgian beer at a lively pub, or take a stroll around the historical town center.After your free time, return to your private vehicle and relax on the journey back to Amsterdam, arriving in the evening. On route, pass through Brussels' European neighborhood district and hear how the Belgian capital serves as the headquarters of many European institutions, including the European Commission and NATO.