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Bruges Highlights Private Tour with a Local
"Discover the main highlights of Bruges during a 2 hour private tour with your local host Rebecca. Belgium may be known for chocolate fries and beer but what is Bruges famous for? You will get to find out the answer to this question and more during your private guided tour. Rebecca will walk you over the canals of Bruges while explaining the history the unknown interesting facts and we'll slowly uncover the beauty of this amazing city. You'll also get to see the Basilica of the Holy blood go over the oldest bridge in town and make a stop at the traditional fish market. You won't get to miss out on the Sint Salvador Cathedral either. Here you get too see amazing architecture on the way and you can even check out the Beer museum. Re and great deals for waffles and beer. Suggested Tour: 9:00 - Meet guests 9:15 - Bruges history in a nutshell9:30 - Checking out the canal views oldest bridges and the beer wall10:00 - Stops at Burg Sq Town Hall and Basilica of the holy blood and Astrid Park/gazebo10:30 - Fish market visit
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Ghent and Bruges Day Trip from Brussels
"Following a morning pickup from your hotel in Brussels meet your guide and hop aboard your air-conditioned coach for the 1-hour journey to the UNESCO World Heritage city of Ghent widely considered among the most beautiful cities in Belgium.Begin your tour with a visit to St Bavo’s Cathedral home of world-famous late-medieval treasures such as the painting ‘Mystic Lamb’. Admire the cathedral’s ornate interior (optional) and learn of its impressive history from your guide.Leave St Bavo’s behind and head onward for a walking tour of Ghent. Take in top city attractions such as the belfry St Nicholas’ Church the Castle of the Counts of Flanders (Gravensteen) and the historic buildings and medieval port at the Graslei.Continue on to the neighboring city of Bruges — also UNESCO-listed — with your guide and wander the cobblestone streets of the roman
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Bruges Highlights Private Tour with a Local
"Discover the main highlights of Bruges during a 2 hour private tour with your local host Rebecca. Belgium may be known for chocolate fries and beer but what is Bruges famous for? You will get to find out the answer to this question and more during your private guided tour. Rebecca will walk you over the canals of Bruges while explaining the history the unknown interesting facts and we'll slowly uncover the beauty of this amazing city. You'll also get to see the Basilica of the Holy blood go over the oldest bridge in town and make a stop at the traditional fish market. You won't get to miss out on the Sint Salvador Cathedral either. Here you get too see amazing architecture on the way and you can even check out the Beer museum. Re and great deals for waffles and beer. Suggested Tour: 9:00 - Meet guests 9:15 - Bruges history in a nutshell9:30 - Checking out the canal views oldest bridges and the beer wall10:00 - Stops at Burg Sq Town Hall and Basilica of the holy blood and Astrid Park/gazebo10:30 - Fish market visit
From EUR12.00

More Local Customs in Brugge

Local Painters Brugge

Brugge being a romantic place and a place of such beautiful scenery - we were not at all surprised to see local painters out and about capturing that on canvas as is the custom with romantic cities...
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aussirose
Jan 04, 2013

Sculptures at the theatre

In front of the City Theatre is a metal statue of Papageno, the bird catcher, a character in the opera Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791).The statue was made by...
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Nemorino
Nov 24, 2012

S.P.Q.B.

When I first noticed this coat of arms at the top of the façade of the City Theatre, I thought it was a nice joke and was about to congratulate the Council and People of Brugge on their sense of...
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Nemorino
Nov 24, 2012

Swans

Legend has it that the Swan has been swimming the waters and canals of Brugge since 1448 when Emporer Maximilian was imprisoned in the City and his councillor Pieter Lanchais was beheaded. The coat of...
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Myfanwe
Feb 12, 2012

Belgium Chocolate

I'm not a real chocolate fan, however there is one type of chololate that I will indulge in - and that is Belgium Chocolate. You just don't get any better than this!! :o)As you wander around Brugge...
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aussirose
Feb 11, 2012

Swans

In 1488 the people of Bruges had executed one of the town administrators belonging to the court of Maximilian of Austria (husband and successor of duchess Mary of Burgundy). The town administrator was...
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Balam
Jan 23, 2012
 
 
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You Can Take Your Horse To Water...

...but you can't make it drink!I liked this little horse head fountain which I think was on Walplein, the same street as the Halve Maan brewery, heading towards the Minnewaterpark.This is where the...
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johngayton
Jan 21, 2011

Unhelpful Signage

I'm not quite sure what this is all about. Most tourist destinations have signage that directs you to the main places of interest and the useful stuff such as where the railway station is. Here in...
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johngayton
Jan 13, 2011

Christmas market

Brugge is a very lively place at Christmastime, and its little brightly coloured shops, decorated medieval buildings, and canals, all add to the magic of the season. In the Christmas market, one finds...
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berenices
Apr 15, 2010

Brugge Tripel Dagen

We arrived in Brugge on the first day of he Tripel Dagen Festival of Music. This event is held every year to coincide with Belgium's National Day (July 21st) and takes place in the Markt, beginning at...
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ranger49
Jul 29, 2009

See the Tango Club of Bruges at the Fish Market

I was told that the Fish Market - Vismarkt sells fish early every morning except Sunday and Monday. The only activities I saw there during our short break were a craft/flea market - and an exhibition...
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ranger49
Jul 29, 2009

Not so good for veggies

There's not much choice for vegetarians here. I looked at most of the menus in the town centre and they all seem to do a great steak and lots of mussels. Although there's little provision for veggies,...
Vaughany
Mar 19, 2009

Flemish Heros

We spotted a statue in Grote Markt near to the Belford. Here two men are remembered and honoured. The Flemish liberating heroes were Jan Breydell and Pieter de Coninck they led an army of peasants and...
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scottishvisitor
Apr 25, 2007

Entertaining Streets

It may have been the Easter weekend bringing out the entertainment in the city's streets and squares. As we walked around in the sunshine amusing entertainment seemed ever present. Free Hugs in a city...
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scottishvisitor
Apr 18, 2007

Top Hotels in Brugge

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Langerei 52, Bruges, West Flanders, 8000, Belgium
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Wollestraat 41-47, Bruges, West Flanders, B8000, Belgium
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Niklaas Desparsstraat 11, (formerly the Hansa Hotel), Bruges, West Flanders, 8000, Belgium
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Collaert Mansioenstraat 3, Bruges, West Flanders, 8000, Belgium
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St-Jakobsstraat 41, Bruges, West Flanders, 8000, Belgium
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Pandreitje 16, Flanders, Bruges, West Flanders, B-8000, Belgium
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Top Things to Do in Brugge

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Belfry Tower - Belfort

When we were making our way toward Markt Square, we approached the Belfry Tower and Halls from its rear entrance where we walked through the arched vestibule with its vaulted, ribbed ceiling and then...
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Canal Boat Tours

One of the best ways to see Brugge is on a 30 minute canal tour. You can pick up a canal boat at several departure points across the town and all cost 7 euros for the trip. (2013 prices). The boats...
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Beguinage - Begijnhof

Founded around 1245 by Margaret, Countess of Flanders, the Beguinage of Brugge, or the "Princely Beguinage at the Vineyards," is still today the picture of serenity which befits its original and...
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Basilica of the Holy Blood

Heilig-Bloedbasiliek, or Basilica of Holy Blood, is a church with a multiple personality disorder: part 12th-century Romanesque; part 15th-century Gothic; and part 19th-century Neo-Gothic...although...
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Church of Our Lady - Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk

Admittedly, I knew practically nothing about the "Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk" or "The Church of Our Lady" before coming to Brugge, except its connection to a true story which took place here during World...
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Minnewater - Lake of Love

This is less of a thing to do than to see if your putters take you ‘round to Ten Wijingaarde: Brugge’s famous beguinage. Minnewater is a man-made pool which connected to a channel for Medieval-era...
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iandsmith

"Brugge - The promise of things to come"
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bpacker

"Bruges Beyond Kitsch"
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Toyin

"BRUGES"
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Dabs

"Brugge"
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scottishvisitor

"Charming just Charming"
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