* Belgium – Magritte, the Belgian Surrealist: Group travel by French DMC!
Period : Throughout the year
Reference : 10P015
Prix : 180€ Ask for a quote
The Magritte Museum in Brussels groups 250 of the artist’s works and numerous archives : the perfect opportunity to step into the world of Surrealism and delve into Magritte’s work with this group travel. Contemporary of Breton and Dali, Magritte’s creative genius experimented with unusual imagery that has left an indelible trace on the art world by French DMC!
D1 : Brussels
Arrive of the group in Brussels in time for lunch. Discover the Belgian capital by coach and on foot with a guided tour of the best known landmarks including the Cathedral of St Michael and St Gudula, the Atomium, the Chinese Pavillion and the Japanese Tower, the Royal Palace, the imposing Law Courts and the mediaeval Hal Gate. Dinner of the group and overnight.
D2 : Magritte and Surrealism in Brussels
A day given over to the famous Belgian artist Magritte, and Surrealism. As you stroll through the city streets, discover the surrealist side of the city with its extravagant architecture and some of Magritte’s favourite haunts. After lunch a guided tour of the Rene Magritte Museum (closed Mondays) will help you better appreciate the artist and his works, including posters and advertisements, short films, as well as the furious brush strokes of his so-called “vache “ (cow) period” that shocked the Paris artworld in 1948. Dinner of the group and overnight.
D3 : Brussels
Free time to explore the Belgian capital, notably the famous Grand Place, or the Royal Galleries of Saint Hubert (a visit to the Brussels Modern Art Museum or the Cantillon Brewery, with tasting, are options – except Sundays)
Summer season 2010 Outside National Holidays and Holiday Weekends, Parliamentary sessions and demonstrations.
Full Board (three course menus – excluding drinks) in a 3* hotel, Brussels region, from lunch on D1 to breakfast on D3
Guided Tours of Brussels (excluding entries) sightseeing tour (3h), Surrealist Brussels and the Magritte Museum (full day)
Entrance Fees : Magritte Museum Free Places 21st pers. in a single room, 42nd pers. sharing a double room
Single room (2nts) : 60€
per meal : 1 glass of wine : 4.50 € – coffee : 2.50€
Museum of Modern Art : 9 € (with guide : + 160 € /group)
Cantillon Brewery with tasting : 6.5 € Atomium : 8 € + Guide (obligatory) : 85 € / group, max. 25