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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
From EUR46.00
 
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

Belfry Tower - Belfort Tips (120)

Belfort

Most recent visit May 2016After rewatching "In Bruges" where the belfry is the central focus of much of the movie we had to go to the top but unlike the movie you can't go up at night as we found out...
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Dabs
Jun 12, 2016

Listening to Bizarre Belfry Tunes at the Markt

As the evening shades descended, Low and loud and sweetly blended, Low at times and loud at times, And changing like a poet's rhymes, Rang the beautiful wild chimes, From the belfry in the markt Of...
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bpacker
Dec 26, 2005

Beffroi - the Belfort Tower

As Henry Wadsworth Longfellow put it in "The Belfry of Bruges"As the evening shades descended, Low and loud and sweetly blended, Low at times and loud at times, And changing like a poet's rhymes, Rang...
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iandsmith
May 03, 2007

A frequently photographed landmark

The belfry can be seen from many places around the city as it stands sentinel over the markt.Apparently there are 390 steps to the top (about), fortunately when we tried to go up it was closed, and we...
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chrishc
Jun 24, 2004

Midsummer night

This picture was taken just after 11 pm on the night before midsummer evening, it was not fully dark and was pleasantly warm sipping a beer in the bar opposite.One slight drawback, although the bells...
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chrishc
Jun 24, 2004

THE BELFRY / HET BELFORT

In the center of Brugge, in the Market Square you can't help but notice a large tower, THE BELFRY or HET BELFORT. At 83 metres it is one of the tallest structures in Brugge. We did not go up to the...
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LoriPori
Apr 27, 2005

Bird's eye view

This magnificent tower is a great place to view the whole city and the Markt Square. A wooden tower was built in the 13th Century, burned a few years later and was replaced by this stone one in 1300....
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rexvaughan
Feb 12, 2007

Belfry Tower (1)

One of the most impressive monuments, which I can say is emblematic of the town of Brugge, is its Belfry Tower, located in beautiful downtown Brugge - the Market Square.The beautiful designed tower,...
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codrutz
Jul 27, 2004

Panoramic View from the Belfry

Other than chiming out bizarre tunes, the tower provides a panoramic view of Bruges. The view is superb and it is a must do, IMHO.Ah yes, I have to say it is 366 steps to the top but the view is worth...
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bpacker
Sep 16, 2004

Het Belfort / The Belfry (cont.)

If you decide to climb the 366 steps to the top of the belfry tower, you'll be able to visit the 1748 treasury on your way up. Objects on display also include a bell cast and a a 1742 Copper drum cast...
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Christophe_Ons
Apr 13, 2004

Go >300 steps up the Bruges Belfry for a View!

I always love going up towers when I am in a new city I have not visited before...it gives a great panoramic view. And in Bruges, the Belfry does not dissapoint!This 88 metre tower from 13th-14th...
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jumpingnorman
Feb 11, 2009

Het Belfort / The Belfry

The 83 meter high Belfry tower dominates Brugge's central square, the "Markt".The original tower and cloth hall (where cloth from different cities was being sold to international traders) were built...
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Christophe_Ons
Apr 14, 2004
 
 
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"Brugge - The promise of things to come"
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"Bruges Beyond Kitsch"
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Things to Do Near Belfry Tower - Belfort

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The Markt

"Markt Square" or the "Grand Place” is undoubtedly the heart of Brugge. Since medieval times the Markt has been the center of activity, and historically where people conducted government business,...
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Bruges

We have been fortunate enough to visit Bruges twice. Once on a freezing cold spring day when we had it largely to ourselves and once in summer when it was a hub of touristic activity. After our first...
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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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Friet Museum

A different kind of museum is this museum all about fries & potatoes! It was pretty big with tons of info. At the end of your visit you can stop at the fryshop in the basement to buy some really...
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Palace of the Liberty of Bruges

The colourful house on the Burg between City Hall and Liberty of Bruges Palace is the Old Recorders Hall. built between 1534 - 37. It has recently been redecorated in bright colours typical of the...
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Chocolate Museum

We had really looked forward to visiting this museum and so headed here fairly quickly once we arrived in Brugge. It's actually not a bad museum, but not as great as we had hoped. It does give a very...
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Getting to Belfry Tower - Belfort

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Markt 7, 8000 Brugge, Belgium

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  • Sunday 09:30 to 17:00
  • Monday 09:30 to 17:00
  • Tuesday 09:30 to 17:00
  • Wednesday 09:30 to 17:00
  • Thursday 09:30 to 17:00
  • Friday 09:30 to 17:00
  • Saturday 09:30 to 17:00

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