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布魯塞爾、比利時

由Elif主持的體驗

3.5個小時
最多6人
體驗以英語舉行

體驗簡介

We will walk around the European Quarters and other places of power in the center of Brussels. I will help you feel the historic and geographic connections between the earlier Belgian colonial city and today’s EU institutions. We will be mindful of what architecture, statues and public spaces say about influence. I will tell the story of what EU buildings represent politically and how the work there impacts all Europeans. We will also look at the lifestyle of the eurocrats working there.

This is an interactive storytelling tour, and I encourage guests to share their own experiences with the EU institutions.

The tour’s 16 stops will broadly follow the axis of rue de la Loi. They will bring us from the historic Park of Brussels to the EU’s triple center of power: the Commission, Council and Parliament. Along the way, I will reveal a few secrets of the city. The walking tour takes about 3,5 hours.
Note that: we will not enter any EU building: access constraints (badge, wait, advance notice, etc) would distract us from the general story of the tour.
Other things to note
Be advised that we will walk about 10 km (6 miles). Sometimes there are stairs. If you are tired, you can take a metro everywhere, but you might not be able to catch up with the tour again.
We will walk around the European Quarters and other places of power in the center of Brussels. I will help you feel the historic and geographic connections between the earlier Belgian colonial city and today’s EU institutions. We will be mindful of what architecture, statues and public spaces say about influence. I will tell the story of what EU buildings represent politically and how the work there impacts all Europeans. We will also look at the…

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I tell stories through art and politics, I have a background in both: I make documentaries and I’m a political scientist specialized on European Affairs. Brussels is my home for 12 years,I worked most of it for institutions in the EU quarter. I’ve guided ministers and other VIPs around the neighborhood but prefer to show it to real people. Thank you for your nice comments about the tour! I always try to find unique ways of putting pieces together. It is fun helping visitors peek behind the scenes;) I want all to feel what’s going on either through revealing the secrets or examining in detail.
I tell stories through art and politics, I have a background in both: I make documentaries and I’m a political scientist specialized on European Affairs. Brussels is my home for 12 years,I worked most of it for institutions in the EU quarter. I’ve guided ministers and other VIPs around the neighborhood but prefer to show it to real people. Thank you for your nice comments about the tour! I always try to find unique ways of putting pieces together. It is fun helping visitors peek behind the scene…
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體驗地點

We will follow a route along rue de la Loi that specially fits the narrative I will share with you. It mixes very public, but rarely visited places, we will learn the politics such as the Belgian Senate and Berlaymont, with “secret” places that help to tell the real story. We will definitely stay away from Manneken Pis :-)

查看所有139則評價,滿分5星獲得4.97星。

Graydon
2020年3月
If you like history and want to learn about Brussels I highly recommend this tour. I had gone on the hop on hop off bus tour before this and we visited a few of the same places. It was much nicer to learn from her and have her insight into things. I didn't realize how close all the stops are. On the bus, it seemed like they were far apart. It does involve a decent amount of walking so be prepared. It is about 10,000 steps. I felt like I underpaid for the tour with all the knowledge I gained.
If you like history and want to learn about Brussels I highly recommend this tour. I had gone on the hop on hop off bus tour before this and we visited a few of the same places. It…
Felix
2020年3月
The tour was amazing! Elif showed me her insightful reading of the city and its history. She took a lot of time to answer all of my questions and make me feel welcome, in spite of the uncomforting weather. I also got a good grasp of the workings of the EU, both in Brussels and internationally. Do the tour, you won't regret it! :)
The tour was amazing! Elif showed me her insightful reading of the city and its history. She took a lot of time to answer all of my questions and make me feel welcome, in spite of…
Lewis
2020年2月
This is a great tour. Elif was charming, warm and friendly and super-knowledgeable. Chances are you will leave with some fresh insight or a different way of looking at Brussels. Highly recommended!
Nicolás
2020年2月
Elif fue fantástica! Realmente transmite su pasión y logra mostrarte su mirada sobre Bruselas y la UE. Es muy sincera en dar su opinión y no evade los temas "picantes". Recomendada 100% ¡Gracias Elif!
Ale
2020年2月
Elif is a wonderful and educated person. She is very prepared and tells you a lot of interesting information and stories about European union and Belgium political system. The tour was wonderful, it was beyond of my expectation. She has a very detailed plan for the tour. Everything was wonderful and I had a great time with Elif and her very positive vibes. Very recommended! Don’t loose that great opportunity if you visit Brussels .
Elif is a wonderful and educated person. She is very prepared and tells you a lot of interesting information and stories about European union and Belgium political system. The tour…
Angela
2020年2月
Elif es muy amable y tiene mucho conocimiento, recomiendo este tour para todos aquellos que estén interesados en política de lo contrario será un poco monótono, el día estuvo muy frío y ella amablemente hizo una parada para que pudiéramos comer, y conversar un poco.
Elif es muy amable y tiene mucho conocimiento, recomiendo este tour para todos aquellos que estén interesados en política de lo contrario será un poco monótono, el día estuvo muy f…

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