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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Renovating the Solvay mansion : behind the scenes +

The owner of the Solvay hotel has launched the complete renovation of the street façade : window frames, glass, metalwork and supporting beams. On top of the guided tour of the mansion, our guide will explain the surprising details of the renovation.

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The Solvay mansion and its technical innovations +

Between 1894 and 1898, Victor Horta built the most prestigious Art nouveau mansion in Brussels for Armand Solvay, son of the famous industrialist Ernest Solvay. A major building by Art nouveau master Victor Horta, it has kept all its original elements : furniture, lights, curtains and works of art. ...

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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.

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Art nouveau and Art Déco places of entertainment +

Let's take a trip when the night falls and voyage through time, basking in the atmosphere of cafés and other places of entertainment of Art nouveau and Art Déco era. The Falstaff, the Archiduc, the Ciro and others still hold much of the history of entertainment in the Roaring Twenties, when Brussels...

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Hôtel Van Eetvelde +

The Van Eetvelde Hotel was built in 1895 by Victor Horta for Edmond Van Eetvelde, Secretary General for the Congo, who wanted to show his social success with a house that could accommodate receptions. Showcasing the distinctive features of the Horta style, the house has a superb rotunda glass roof...

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INR : House of radio – « The Flagey Liner » +

The INR or « the sound factory » is a marvellous example of aesthetics espousing technical achievements to meet the requirements of radio work. Between Art Deco and modernism, the shape of the building reminds us of the fascination that the 1930s had for the architecture of machines and particularly...

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Solvay House +

Considered one of the major constructions of Victor Horta, the Art Nouveau master, the Solvay house (1894) has fortunately kept its original furniture, lightings, upholstery and pieces of art. Listed by the UNESCO, this World Heritage construction is a unique gem, for which the meaning of “total...

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Solvay Library +

The Solvay Library, the magnificent setting of the former Institute of Sociology, was created under the impulse of Ernest Solvay and built by the architects Constant Bosmans and Henri Vandeveld. Inaugurated in 1902, the Solvay Institute of Sociology is one of the most prestigious remains of the...

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