Sainctelette bridge closed

Following a fire, the Sainctelette bridge was damaged and remains closed towards Basilique until further notice for safety reasons. More info about alternative routes and detours: Pont Sainctelette closed (Bruxelles Mobilité)

Coronavirus measures

The City of Brussels has taken several decisions in order to best respect the measures of the federal government in the fight against the coronavirus (Covid-19). More info: coronavirus measures by the City of Brussels. Please note: at the Administrative Centre & liaison offices, all citizens are asked to come alone, maximum 15 minutes before the appointment time, wear a face mask (obligatory) and disinfect their hands.


Brussels Grand Départ 2019

This event has already passed

From 1 to 7 July 2019 in Brussels.

Brussels was chosen to host the start of the Tour de France in 2019.


  • From 4 to 7 July. Fan Park at the place de Brouckère (events, games and workshops)
  • Thursday 4 July. Presentation of the Tour de France teams at the Grand-Place (with parade of the teams in the city centre from 17h15 to 19h45)
  • Saturday 6 July. 1st stage, Bruxelles - Charleroi - Brussel (start Place Royale at 12h, finish Avenue du Parc Royal between 16h45 and 17h15)
  • Sunday 7 July. 2nd stage, Bruxelles Palais Royal - Brussel Atomium - team time trial (start Place des Palais first team at 14h30, finish between 15h and 16h45 at the Atomium)

Free trams, buses and metro

The trams, buses and metro of the STIB will be free on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 July 2019:

Extra trains will be available as well:

More information