Bruges day trip from Brussels
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Bruges day trip from Brussels

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 9 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the charms of the Venice of the North with a guide
  • Explore its historic center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Enjoy free time for lunch, to explore more and visit chocolate and lace shops
What to expect

Discover the city of Bruges, often described as the "Venice of the North" with its canals and considered as one of Europe's most beautiful cities!

At 8.30am we pick you up in the center of Brussels to head to the charming town of Bruges, located 100 kilometers northwest of the Belgian capital and only 15 km from the North Sea.

Your itinerary will begin at the Lake of Love or Minnewater, one of the most beautiful postcards of Bruges and that hides a little-known legend. Then, you will continue your visit to the historic center of Bruges, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. See the Walplein, a small and relatively quiet little square in the Historic Centre of Bruges where you will find some of the oldest houses in the city, which preserve the medieval structure that characterizes Bruges.

During your visit to this medieval city full of history, discover the Hospital of San Jhon, one of Europe's oldest surviving hospital buildings. The hospital grew during the Middle Ages and was a place where sick pilgrims and travelers were cared for. Next to it, you will find the Church of Our Lady of Bruges, which houses the Madonna of Michelangelo.

On the tour you will pass by the Palace of the Lords Gruut, we will cross the San Bonifacio bridge and we will end at the harbor del Rosario, which offers us another typical picture of the place. The route ends in two of the busiest and most central squares in Bruges: The Town Hall Square and the Grote Markt or Market Square, chaired by the Bell Tower or, as it is known in flamenco, Belfort Tower.

During your day trip enjoy the best recommendations from your guide to enjoying the typical dishes such as the chocolate and the beer.

At the end of the visit, you will have 4 hours of free time to eat and explore the city at your leisure!

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • What's included
    • English or Spanish Guide
    • Transport
    • Usually, we travel by bus but exceptionally (very remote case) we will do by train
    • Nice Day Tours discount card (discounts at restaurants, chocolate shops, museums ...)
    What's not included
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities (optional)
    Reduced price
    • Senior (age 65+)
    • Youth (age 13-26)
    • Children (age 0-12): free admission
      Please remember to reserve your free ticket at checkout
    Where

    Carrefour de l´Europe, 1000 Bruxelles

    Meeting point:

    Depart at 8.30 am in our buses from Carrefour de l´Europe Square under the columns of the main entrance of the train and metro station, in front of the Hilton Grand Place hotel.

    Your guide will be identifiable by his black jacket and umbrella with the name of Buendía Tours and Niceday Tours. Your guide can have a Spanish or English flag, so please do not hesitate to contact any of them.

    What to remember
    • Groups will be separate totally on different buses, English speakers and Spanish speakers
    • Tour starts from 8.30am until 6.30pm (approx.)
    • Access to the monuments (free entrance)
    • Feel free to bring or buy your own food and drinks
    • Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the departure time
    • Wear comfortable shoes
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    BUENDIA TOURS
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

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