Private Tour : A Battle Of Giants Waterloo Memorial Tour From Brussels Half Day_478703


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Private Tour: A Battle Of Giants Waterloo Memorial Tour From Brussels Half Day

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time-raw5 hours
Starting point
Your accommodation in Brussels
Pickup Option
Free Pickup

Visit Waterloo to learn about its famous namesake battle with this trip from Brussels. You'll visit Napoleon’s headquarters and then head to the Waterloo Memorial Site, complete with a huge panorama depicting different stages of the battle. You'll then head to Saint John's Farm, the former site of an allied hospital that has since been turned into a microbrewery, where you'll get to learn about brewing and sample some local beer before returning to Brussels.

What to expect?

  • After meeting in Brussels, on the 20-kilometer drive to the battlefield your guide will give you a full account of the prelude to the war, and you will learn how the battle developed. Visit Napoleon’s headquarters and drive past the historical farms that were strongholds of the Duke of Wellington’s army.

  • Take ample time to visit the Waterloo Memorial Site where you can dive into a unique multi-sensory experience of the battle itself. You will marvel at the Panorama, an immense fresco measuring 110 meters in circumference, that narrates the crucial phases of the battle. The Lion's Mound boasts unique views over the battlefield after a memorable ascent.

  • Your visit ends on a lighter note. During the battle, Saint John’s Farm housed the allied hospital where 7000 wounded soldiers were treated. Now it is home to a microbrewery that brews Waterloo, the beer of bravery. After a brief visit to the brewery and an explanation of the brewing process, you can relax and enjoy one of the five beers that are produced on site.

  • After the visit, the guide and the driver Will drop you off at your hotel or elsewhere in Brussels.

What is included?

  • Admission to all attractions
  • Ground transportation
  • English-speaking guide

Is this experience for me?

  • Infant seats available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Spending money
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing
  • Passport/ID
  • Outerwear, such as gloves and a coat (dependent on season)

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the experience.
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  • Note: This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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