Brussels is Art Nouveau

Brussels 1900 - Art Nouveau directions_bus

Departure from: Place Sainte-Gudule (on the right side of the Cathedral) beside the statue of Cardinal Mercier, 1000 Brussels

Lasts 3h00

Over the last 40 years, this coach tour has proved the most popular and wellknown of ARAU’s tours. The tour helps participants to understand the place of Art Nouveau in Brussels, its origins, its technical and stylistic characteristics, and the personalities of its most wellknown architects. The tour travels through several districts of the city to show participants beautiful Art Nouveau facades, some of which are UNESCO world Heritage Sites. The tour also offers the chance to visit extraordinary Art Nouveau interiors, including some not normally open to the public. Each tour includes at least two interiors from the following list, subject to availability : Victor Horta’s Van Eetvelde house, Autrique house or Waucquez store (now the Belgian Strip Cartoon Centre), Henri Jacobs’ Schaerbeek School No.1 or School No.13. It is possible to include Victor Horta’s Max Hallet Mansion or Solvay Mansion for private groups (at an extra charge).

Next dates for this visit

Day Date Hour Duration Language PMR    
Saturday 1 June 10h00 3h00 français - anglais Book
Saturday 3 August 10h00 3h00 français - anglais Book
Saturday 7 September 10h00 3h00 français - anglais Book
Saturday 5 October 10h00 3h00 français - anglais Book
Saturday 2 November 10h00 3h00 français - anglais Book
Saturday 7 December 10h00 3h00 français - anglais Book

On demand...

This tour is also available on demand for a private group. The organiser may choose the date, the departure place, the guide's tongue (french, english, german or spanish).


Booking is required

Coach tour
Per person 20 €
-26/+65 y.o. 15 €
Unemployed 15 €
Brussels Card 14 €
Thalys 15 €
Article 27 1.25 €