Countless authors have found refuge in Brussels for short or long stays. The city and its history supplied them with inspiration and left traces in their work. Discover the rich history of literary Brussels during an original literary walk with city guide Jan Dorpmans.
An exquisite setting
Charlotte Brontë, Charles Baudelaire, W.H. Auden, Robert Menasse, Jeroen Theunissen, Bregje Hofstede … Generation after generation, writers from Belgium and abroad have found in Brussels the ideal setting or subject for their work. Our capital’s many unique buildings as well as its nooks and crannies breathe history and stimulate the imagination.
A literary journey of discovery
Join us for a literary tour of Brussels. City guide Jan Dorpmans will reveal the literary side of Brussels through anecdotes, quotes and special places. You can follow the tour in Dutch, French or English. Check the times at the information desk (Passa Porta Bookshop) and register from one hour before the start of the walk. Limited number of places!
Ga mee op literaire ontdekkingstocht door Brussel in het Nederlands:
Participez à un parcours découverte littéraire dans Bruxelles en français: