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Brussels Super Saver: Private Brussels Sightseeing Tour plus Battle of Waterloo Tour
"Depart your Brussels hotel by private air-conditioned vehicle for your 8-hour tour. If there’s anything you want to see more of let your guide know: your tour is private so the itinerary can be tailored to your interests.The morning is spent in Brussels with the first stop being at the Grand Place Brussels' magnificent medieval main square. Stroll by the baroque and Gothic buildings as you hear about their history and walk to the Statue of the Peeing Boy (Manneken Pis) to learn why this quirky monument of a urinating boy was placed here in the mid-1600s.Drive to the Laeken district
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Brussels Rail Day Trip from London
"Take the inclusive sightseeing tour and enjoy the medieval architecture that makes Brussels such a visited European city. Don't miss the Grand Place the city's central hub lined with guild houses and flowers adorning the ground like a carpet. You will also see the Atomium and maybe have lunch at one of the gourmand restaurants.Travel through the European Union district featuring Parliament bu the popular bronze statue of a young boy peeing into a fountain.You have the option to hop-on and off as many times as you like at any of the 13 strategically placed stops for your own sightseeing. With bus departures every 30 minutes and the ent this is the perfect way to orientate yourself with Belgium's capital.""""At just under two and half hours why not take the opportunity whilst in London to take a day trip by Eurostar over to the vibrant cosmopolitan city of Brussels! A Hop on Hop off card is included
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Private Tour: Brussels City Sightseeing Tour
"Starting with a pickup from your centrally located Brussels hotel take in Grand Place the city's central hub lined with guild houses and flowers adorning the ground like a carpet. Your guide will happily escort you to significant points of interest answering any questions you may have.Travel through the European Union district featuring Parliament buildings and admire Art Nouveau houses before viewing Manneken Pis the popular bronze statue of a young boy peeing into a fountain. You'll venture to all corners of the city from the towering Palace of Justice to the Atomium monument and St. Michael's Cathedral to the Royal Galleries. Where to and for how long is up to you!Appreciate the finest flavors of Belgium as you sip away on local beers including*: Fruity Kriek beer Hops based Pilsner Stella Artois Hoegaarden white beer Abbey beers: Leffe Blond and Leffe Bruin (dark) Your private guided tour of Brussels concludes with a hotel drop off at your centrally located hotel. *Chocolate milk and cookies ar
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More Things to Do in Villers-la-Ville

Under the Viaduct

So in the previous tip I have already told you that the train was passing by via a viaduct right through the Abbots garden.At the walking concert Voices under the Stars, this location was used for the...
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Oct 02, 2004

Trains in the Abbots garden?

During the walking concert Voices under the Stars; I noticed that nearby at regular times trains were passing by.But then when I moved over to the Abbots garden, it was al clear to me. There was...
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Oct 01, 2004

Abbots Gardens

Behind the Abbots Palace you can visit the Abbots garden.This beautiful garden was filled with statues and fountains (there are some statues left).Behind the garden there are some terraces which lead...
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Oct 01, 2004

Abbots Quarters

The main parts of the abbey of Villers-la-Ville were built between the 13th and 15th century. However the Abbots Quarters also named the Abbots Palace was rebuilt in the 18th century by Abbot Jacques...
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Oct 01, 2004

The Big Finale

At 23.00 it was time for the big finale.On stage nr 1, the big stage on the working courtyard, all the groups which participated at this magnificent walking concert were presented one by one. They...
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Sep 28, 2004

Stage nr 2 : The Gregorian Choir of Leuven

Stage nr 2 was built in the Abbey Church.Oh, what a fantastic location, and up to me the perfect location for this group which was bringing religious music.This Choir is really very famous for the...
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Sep 28, 2004
 
 
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Stage nr 3 : The New London Children's Choir

At the courtyard just besides the Abbey Church you could hear the soft voices of The New London Children's Choir (on stage nr 3).Despite the young age of this group, the Children’s Choirs has already...
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Sep 27, 2004

Stage nr 6 : Sangalayi

Next to the old Brewery ruins there was a small courtyard. This courtyard was the location of Stage nr 6 and here you could listen to the African Sounds of Sangalayi.The name of this group : Sangalayi...
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Sep 27, 2004

Stage nr 5 : The Female Voices of Adiemus

The garden of the Abbots quarter was the location of stage nr 5.On stage nr 5 you could see and hear the voices of 9 ladies. This group of ladies came from Finland, and they were singing in a fictive...
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Sep 25, 2004

Stage nr 4 : The Flying Pickets

On stage nr 4 were performing The Flying Pickets.To me this was really top of the bill.I must admit that I am bit of a fan of the Flying Pickets. In the past I have already seen a few concerts of...
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filipdebont
Sep 23, 2004

Stage nr 1 : The Choir of the Red Army

So stage 1, this big stage at the big working courtyard was reserved for the Choir of the Red Army.This world famous choir is one of the bestin its kind. It was a big group - 35 singers. They brought...
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Sep 22, 2004

The Concert

In 2004 it was the fourth edition of the walking concert Voices under theStars.So there were performing 6 different vocal groups on 6 different stages.This year top of the bill were The Flying Pickets...
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Sep 22, 2004

The old Brewery

On the other side of the working courtyard you can see the brewery. This building is well preserved (and beautifully restored). It was built in a pure Romanesque styleBy the size of this building,...
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filipdebont
Sep 20, 2004

Hidden treasures

While walking through these magnificent Abbey ruins of Villers-la-Ville, it was great to discover some beautiful spots to photograph.Of course it was not the ideal occasion, to do this at a walking...
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Sep 19, 2004

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"The Quiet Villers La Ville...."
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