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The castle of Groot-Bijgaarden will reopen again the exhibition FLORALIA BRUSSELS, which you can discover from April 1 to May 4 2023. Find the enchantment of a million tulips dancing in the sun at Castle of Groot-Bijgaarden.

Tickets via https://tickets.floralia-brussels.be/

 

Open daily from 1 April to 4 May 2023

Openinghours: from 10 am to 6 pm

1. Practical questions about the visit

 

Where does Floralia Brussels take place?

Floralia Brussels takes place in the park of Groot-Bijgaarden Castle.
Isidoor Van Beverenstraat 5
1702 Groot-Bijgaarden

Where can I book tickets?

You can buy your tickets online on tickets.floralia-brussels.be.
It is also possible to buy tickets on the spot, without reservation.

Don’t forget to buy your parking ticket on tickets.floralia-brussels.be.
 

How can I reach Floralia Brussels by public transport?

TRAIN

• Brussels Central (platform 1)

-> Station of Groot-Bijgaarden -> Brusselstraat -> Gemeenteplein

-> Isidoor Van Beverenstraat 5

• Brussels South (platform 7/8)

-> Station of Groot-Bijgaarden -> Brusselstraat -> Gemeenteplein

-> Isidoor Van Beverenstraat 5

• Brussels North (platform 1)

-> Station of Groot-Bijgaarden

-> Brusselstraat -> Gemeenteplein -> Isidoor Van Beverenstraat 5

BUS

• De Lijn 136 (Brussels South)

-> stop Church (Groot-Bijgaarden)

-> Isidoor Van Beverenstraat 5

• De Lijn 355 (Brussels North)

-> stop Church (Groot-Bijgaarden)

-> Gemeenteplein -> Isidoor Van Beverenstraat 5

• De Lijn 810 (Halle)

-> stop Church (Groot-Bijgaarden)

-> Brusselstraat -> Isidoor Van Beverenstraat 5

TRAM

• Tram 19 (Simonis)

-> stop Dansaertpark (Groot-Bijgaarden)
-> Brusselstraat -> Gemeenteplein -> Isidoor Van Beverenstraat 5

How long does a visit to the park take?

About an hour and a half. We recommend that you don’t forget your camera.

Can you visit the entire park?

The gardens, greenhouse, tower and chapel are accessible during Floralia Brussels.

Is Floralia Brussels accessible for wheelchair users?

Yes, we recommend asking for a companion to assist you. There are cobblestones on the entrance bridge and here it is best to pull the wheelchair. You can always avoid stairs with a wheelchair and enjoy the gardens.

Are there wheelchairs that can be rented?

1 wheelchair is available for € 10, on reservation. Please present your ID card at the entrance.

Do I have to pay for a toilet visit?

Yes, 0,50 CENT will be charged per person.

Are dogs allowed in the park?

Yes, we ask to keep dogs on a leash and please pick up their droppings with a poop bag.

 

2. Tickets

I want to come to Floralia Brussels with a day ticket. Do I also have to "book" my visit?

It is not longer necessary to book in advance.
You can buy tickets here.
It is also possible to buy tickets on the spot with maestro, credit card or cash.

 

Can you scan the ticket on my smartphone?
Yes, we will ask you to turn your screen brightness high.
 

Can I come with the tickets another day?
Yes, you can com with the same tickets another day, without reservation.

 

What will happen if I come to Floralia Brussels without having bought a day ticket online?

You can buy a ticket at the entrance. It is possible to pay by cash, maestro or credit card.
 

I have a season pass for 2023, so do I have to book my visit in advance?

No, you do not need to book the visiting days. With a season pass you can visit the park every day from 1 April to 4 May.
 

I booked a day ticket, but I want season ticket instead. How can I do this?

Visitors can change its day ticket into a season pass on the day of their visit, which will remain valid for the rest of the season. You only must pay the difference in price between a day ticket and the season pass. This is only possible on the day of your visit. You can do this at the ticket booths at the entrance of the park.

 

3. Cafeteria

Will be there a cafeteria?

Yes, you can order light meals and drinks in the cafeteria. The cafeteria is located in the greenhouse of the park.
 

Can I bring my picnic and eat and drink in the park?

No, a picnic is not allowed. There is a cafeteria where you can buy food and drinks.

 

4. Group visits

With how many people do we have to be to get a group price?

Min. 20 people, the group price is 13 euro per person.
 

Do groups have to book tickets in advance?

The reservation of tickets is not obligated. We recommend to book tickets for a group (min. 20 pers.) a few days in advance, especially for the weekends. You can book tickets here.

It is also possible to buy additional tickets on the spot by maestro, cash or credit card.
 

Can we have a group lunch in the cafeteria?

Yes, we ask to book in advance via contact@grandbigard.be.
 

Can you combine the visit of Floralia Brussels with another activity?

Yes, the following activities are popular with the groups:
Atomium an Mini Europe, Brewery Timmermans, Laperre, Botanic Garden of Meise, Cantillon Brewery, Belgian Chocolat Village, Battlefield of Waterloo.

 

5. About the Covid-19 measures

Do I have to wear a face mask in Floralia Brussels?

No. Wearing a face mask is no longer obligated required.
 

Do I need a Covid Safe Ticket?

No.