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Brussels by Night, a Mystical Metropolis

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(67 reviews)
City Centre, Brussels, Belgium
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

When the sun goes down, Brussels changes from a bustling vibrant city into a fairytale dreamland full of mystery and wonder. As we walk through the almost empty streets of Brussels, we see some of the most beautiful parts of the city lit up by vibrant yellow lamps. Walking from the royal palace, we pass over the mont des arts, with its stunning view over the city centre. We continue downhill and see the tower of the cathedral, the impressive market square and the Gothic town hall all delicately illuminated to add to the ethereal otherworldliness of this fantastical confection. So join me as I explore this enchanting city by night. Come with me as I tell stories of Brussels, the royal family and the amazing buildings we pass. Soon you too will feel like you're part of the fairy tale.


Meet Stephan

Stephan

Stephan is a real Dutchie, he was born in Delft (the city of Vermeer), grown up in Gouda (the cheese city), studied in Leiden (city of Rembrandt) and he lived in Rotterdam (the harbour city) before moving to our capital Amsterdam in 2006. After a career in technology as an Online Strategist, he decided to leave behind the corporate world to start guiding visitors of Amsterdam and started his own private tour agency, Amsterdam Experiences. That’s when he discovered that walking and cycling around the city with international visitors is a lot more fun than a desk job! As a guide, Stephan loves to show his virtual guests the hidden gems of Amsterdam through the eyes of a local. He has a passion for telling stories about Dutch history and culture. Stephan is very enthusiastic about the Netherlands and also guides tours in Delft, Utrecht, Rotterdam, Gouda, Leiden and Den Hague. Stephan’s tours cover a wide range of topics, whether that be sensitively tackling difficult subjects, such as Anne Frank and Jewish history of Amsterdam. However, he is equally comfortable being spontaneous, whether visiting goats in a goat farm to riding his orange flowerbike around with the flowerbike man himself. Stephan also now has tours in Belgium, covering Antwerp, Bruges and Ghent. So join him on the bike or by foot, and see the highlights of the Netherlands or even perhaps Belgium.


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Brussels with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Brussels. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


Reviews from travellers

Cynda (PA USA) H.

05 September 2021

Fun and interesting facts and dialog between guides. Absolutely stunning night views, and Stephan always goes the extra distance to get the group breathtaking reflection images. Awesome!

Georgina E.

04 September 2021

Very enjoyable, first time with this guide.

Martha R.

04 September 2021

Wonderful pictures, interesting stories. There are always amazing tours with Stephan. Thank you so much.

Margret ( London, UK) B.

04 September 2021

Awesome tour bringing back great memories of the visit to this city over 30 years ago. Stephan, thanks you ever so much.

🇬🇧 Wendy B.

04 September 2021

Stephan is an outstanding guide in my opinion for several reasons. Wherever he takes you he’s knowledgeable, professional and fun. Brussels had never been high on my list of places to visit (not for any specific reason and I feel bad for saying that). However, thanks to Stephan, it is now on my bucket list. I never appreciated just how beautiful and interesting a city it was. Thanks for opening my eyes Stephan.


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