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Join Hinterland in Belgium

May 11 - May 19

Join Michelle and Bill Tressler, Owners of Hinterland Brewery as we travel to the beer capitols of Belgium.  Bill is excited to share his love for brewing and his knowledge of beers along the way.  We’ll stay in wonderful first-class hotels in Brussels and Bruges and taste incredible beers.  You’ll tour these beautiful cities and the outlying areas known also for their scenery, Belgian lace, great food and chocolates.

Our Journey

Bill Tressler and his wife Michelle started Hinterland in an old cheese factory just outside of Green Bay, Wisconsin with nothing more than their own limited funds, sweat, passion and insanity.

In 1995, after I nearly burned down the brewery (not kidding), we decided to expand and renovate a turn-of-the-century Green Bay meat-packing warehouse into a production house—and a restaurant featuring farm-to-table culinary experiences.

Now twenty years later, Michelle and I still lead the spirit of Hinterland though a passionate and talented staff. Along the way, we’ve launched three restaurants because we believe in great ingredients and great tasting experiences. At the end of the day, we really enjoy hanging out with friends talking about killer beers and exceptional food.

We invite you to try our Hinterland beer at our affiliated restaurant, The Whistling Swan Inn and Restaurant in Fish Creek, WI. We are also more than excited to invite guests to experience our latest restaurant, located across the street from Lambeau Field in Green Bay’s Titletown District. This new location takes the pioneering, Hinterland philosophy to a whole new level. Come visit us and I’m sure you’ll agree.


  • Round-trip motorcoach transportation to Chicago O’Hare airport from select locations
  • Round-trip air from Chicago O’Hare to Brussels, Belgium, including current air taxes and fees
  • Round-trip airport/hotel transfers in Brussels

Hotel Accommodations

  • Seven nights in First Class hotels
    • Begin with four nights in Brussels
    • Two nights in Bruges
    • One final night in Brussels*Including hotel service charges, taxes and luggage handling for one bag


  • Daily Buffet Breakfast
  • Three dinners, including welcome dinner at the “must see” Le Bier Circus in Brussels

Sightseeing Experiences Including:

  • BRUSSELS: Visit to the Cantillon Brewery; Welcome dinner at the Le Bier Circus
  • LOUVAIN: Visit the University city where six centuries of brewing tradition and technology stand for Stella Artois beer
  • GRIMBERGEN: Visit St. Norbertine abbey and see where Greimbergen beer is brewed
  • CHIMAY: Visit Lady of Scroumont’s Abbey where trappist beers have been brewing since 1862. Beer and cheese tasting
  • GRIMBERGEN: Visit the Duke of Bouillon Castle in the Ardennes Forest
  • INGELMUNSTER: Travel to the Ingelmunster Castle
  • BRUGES: Walking tour of city and Canal cruise
  • WATOU: St Bernadus Trappist Brewery and Westvleteren Brewery
  • ANTWERP: Rockox House; Plantin-Moretus Museum; Grote Market; Westmalle Abbey

Tour Services

  • Luxury air-conditioned motorcoach with on-board restroom for transportation and sightseeing
  • Headset for guided sightseeing visits and walking tours
  • Escorted by a professional, local Tour Director
  • Professional tour manager from Fox World Travel *
  • Customized, informative travel documents

Not Included: Travel Insurance, gratuities for airport porters, tour guides, motorcoach drivers, meals (other than those included in the package), optional excursions that may be offered, trip cancellation insurance, and any items of a personal nature.

* Minimum group required for the Fox World Travel tour manager to participate. In the unlikely event the minimum number is not reached, the tour will still include a professional local guide in the destination.

Early Booking Discount:  Book and deposit by November 16, 2018 and receive a $100.00 discount per person

Discounts are subject to change at any time.

Flights from Chicago O’Hare

Departure on May 11, 2019

Flight # Depart Departure Time Arrive Arrival Time
United #972 Chicago O’hare 6:00 p.m. Brussels 9:05 a.m. +1 day

Return on May 19, 2019

Flight # Depart Departure Time Arrive Arrival Time
United #973 Brussels 10:05 a.m. Chicago O’Hare 11:55 a.m.

Pricing and flight options from other cities available upon request.

Flight schedules are subject to change and FWT has no control over flight changes, seat assignments, delays or cancellations.  Tickets will be non-refundable once issued. Changes will be subject to a fee plus any fare difference. Additional restrictions may apply.  Checked baggage fees may apply.

Pricing and flight options from other cities available upon request.

Optional Insurance:

Cancellation and travel protection is strongly recommended. Fox World Travel offers several plans with Travel Guard Insurance. Details and rates can be obtained from your travel consultant.

Cancellation Penalties:

  • From date of deposit to February 8, 2019: Initial deposit of $400.00 per person
  • February 9 to March 6, 2019: 50% package price cancellation fee + applicable airline fees
  • March 7 to April 10, 2019:  75% package price cancellation fee + applicable airline fees
  • April 11, 2019 to 0 days prior to travel: No refund

Airline tickets are non-refundable once ticketed.

A valid passport is required with a validity of at least six months beyond the return date of the trip.

Note: Daily Itinerary is subject to change. 


May 11
May 19
Event Category:


Fox World Travel