Bruges is one of the best-preserved and most beautiful medieval cities in all of Europe. Just a one-hour train ride from Brussels, it’s become an absolute must on every traveler’s Belgian to-do list. Quaint and romantic, its canals and cobblestone streets are a picture of life as it was centuries ago. This day tour to the city takes you through the ancient city center to all the places that make Bruges famous, as well as the hidden gems that make it dear to its locals.
More than just a pretty face, this town packs an historical punch. One of the first cities to help transform Western Europe into the trading center and driving economic power of the continent, Bruges was also the cradle of the Western Renaissance. Echoes of the once thriving economic and cultural hub is still seen today in the city’s breathtaking architecture, which has earned it its nickname of ‘Venice of the North’.
Join our city trip to Bruges and discover one of the finest destinations in Europe. We start with a walking tour to explore the Saint Salvador Cathedral, the famous belfry, the Grote Markt and other unmissable sights, and learn about Bruges’ most significant historical figures like Jan van Eyck and Hans Memling. You’ll then have time to wander, relax, take photos, and check out your guide’s top recommendations in this vibrant city.
This fantastic experience in Bruges is sure to be one of your highlights of Belgium! Join us on this day trip and let yourself be romanced by this unique town.
Please note that during the week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday), the return journey will be carried out with the guide, upon finishing the tour.
*Tour lasts approx. 7 hours. The independent guides with whom we work have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites and stories above and lasts this long, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group!
- Grand-Place/Grote Markt
This day tour covers the following:
- The magnificent St Salvator cathedral
- Grote Markt
- The famous belfry
- The world’s oldest stock exchange
- Picturesque canals
- Burg Plein
- Church of Our Good Lady - resting place of the Burgundian dukes
- Church of the Holy Blood
...and much more!