Brussels On Foot

Posted on 15.08.2011

Green Leisure

Want to take a stroll? Don't just go near your place... let yourself be guided around Brussels and its green belt, the Forêt de Soignes.

Circuits

Brussels-mobilité (www.bruxellesmobilite.irisnet.be) put at your disposal a "pieton" pass called "TAP TAP" . Especially conceived for those who wish to walk in the city. It starts from the time of the journey between the main Brussels landmarks (city halls, patrimonial or cultural curiosities, sports centres, ...) You can get this free of charge when you call the free number : 0800 94 001.

The Wallonie-tourisme site gives you 9 big walking circuits in Brussels from 4 to 26 km www.bruxelles-tourisme.be/contenus/lessentiersdegranderandonnee/fr/1100.html

The National Geographic Institute recommends extremely well done tourist and topographic maps. You can order by phone, by mail via the site directly on the spot. www.ngi.be

Places to discover on foot

The site of Rouge-Cloître on the edge of la Forêt de Soignes www.rouge-cloitre.be

The gardens of the Abbaye de la Cambre in the heart of the municipality of Ixelles http:/www.ixelles.irisnet-be/site/fr/04decouvrir/histoire/cambre.htm

Le Kauwberg in the middle of Uccle www.kauwberg.be

Associations

Itineraries : Original and varied circuits on different themes in the city of Brussels (and in Belgium). A rich and varied programme available on the site, but also a programme of your choice in your own language : rue de l'Aqueduc, 171 - 1050 Brussels - T 02 541 03 77 www.itineraires.be

Arcadia : Guided walks-visits in Brussels and surroundings. A la carte or according to a set programme in french, Dutch, English, Italian, Spanish, Russian and Hungarian : Rue Royale 2/3 - 1000 Brussels T 02 563 61 53 www.asbl-arcadia.be

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