Group tours

Discover Brussels with Arkadia's network of professional guides, historians, art historians and architects! We offer a series of original guided tours for groups, focused on specific themes or with a particular approach.

These tours are available in French, Dutch, German, English, Italian, Spanish, Russian or Hungarian. One guide is provided for each group of 15, 20 or 25 people, depending on the capacity of the place.

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Aristocratic Brussels, Sablon area and surroundings +

Being a prime art and commercial area, the Sablon area proudly discloses its picturesque lanes, its magnificent church and its prosperous and busy square. Gradually shaped along centuries, from the middle-ages till modern times, this gem is undoubtedly one of the most charming areas of the city...

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Art in the metro +

From Parc to Ceria subway stations, we will take you through the various works of art commissioned by the Brussels’s subway agency. These unusual and ingenious works of art bring a unique sense of life to each subway station.

Intérieurs Bruxelles, ville d'art
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Art Nouveau and Art Deco in Ixelles ponds area +

Many luxury townhouses were built by the rich bourgeoisie in the Ixelles ponds area. The neighborhood thus presents a great sample of Brussels architectural variety, featuring Art Nouveau and Art Deco styles in particular. Stroll along our guides while discovering enchanting façades, all being...

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Art Nouveau and Art Deco places of entertainment +

We will start our journey back in time at nightfall, and experience the true soul of Art Nouveau and Art Deco cafés and places of entertainment, including “Le Falstaff”, “L'Archiduc” and “Le Cirio”.

Learn about the history of entertainment, including during the Belle Epoque and the Roaring Twenties...

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Art Nouveau in the Horta area +

Art nouveau offers a wide range of variations, each one more original than others. Some buildings are geometrical, others organic, all of them showing amazing distinctive features which reflect the feelings of architects or commissioners. Art Nouveau creations are characterized by the use of metal...

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Avenue Molière – alphabet book of architecture +

Avenue Molière is certainly one of the most beautiful avenues in Brussels : a green setting where audacity and conformism, excess and sobriety mix in an astonishing and harmonious mix of styles. The visitor will stroll through time, discovering this unique fresco of embassies, private mansions...

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Bruocsella, the roots of Brussels +

Imagine going back in time, a time in the past when Brussels didn't exist, a time where a small river flowed in the middle of swampy islands... This guided tour will conjure the memory of a city of Brussels that no longer exists while offering hypotheses as to how Brussels came into being.

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Brussels extraordinary: hidden buildings +

Arkadia offers you the chance to (re)discover the history of Brussels through its hidden gems and buildings. This guided tour out of the ordinary will take you to the heart of the city, from the Royal Square to the “down town” area.

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Brussels, capital of Europe +

As a multicultural city located on the borders of the Germanic and Latin worlds, there was no better place than Brussels to unite nations around the European project !
With the successive enlargements of the European Union and the arrival of new civil servants, Brussels, as European headquarters...

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Coudenberg Palace +

Built between the second half of the 11th and the 12th centuries on Coudenberg hill, the Palace of Brussels was then rebuilt, enlarged and embellished as the prestige of the Dukes of Brabant grew. They were followed by the Dukes of Burgundy, the Emperor Charles V and finally the Archduke Albert and...

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