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Our most recommended Bruges Walking Tours

  • From Brussels: Ghent and Bruges Day-Tour

    1. From Brussels: Ghent and Bruges Day-Tour

    Discover two of Flanders’ most enchanting cities and follow your guide back in time! Ghent’s medieval architecture and vibrant atmosphere will impress you as you visit Saint-Bavo’s Cathedral, home to famous Mystic Lamb painting (option), and pass by the Castle of the Counts of Flanders the picturesque medieval harbor Graslei and much more. In Bruges, you will enjoy the peaceful Lake of Love and the old beguinage. Furthermore with your guide you discover the city on foot and you also have the option to enjoy a pleasant boat trip along the narrow canals. Do not forget your comfortable shoes to brave the cobbled streets! Choose between a private and a shared option.

    The trip was great from start to finish. Coach was clean and comfortable. Perfect amount of time in both cities and the tour enabled us to see a lot of different interesting things. Our tour guide Andrea was great - really informative and had lots of interesting facts. The use of microphone and earphones meant we could hear everything. Overall it was a fantastic trip and would 100% recommend.

  • Bruges Full-Day Guided Tour from Brussels

    2. Bruges Full-Day Guided Tour from Brussels

    Discover the “Venice of the North” on a full-day guided tour of Bruges from Brussels. Depart the Belgian capital and transfer to the charming town of Bruges, located 100 kilometers northwest (and just 15 kilometers from the North Sea). Upon arrival, see why the entire historic center of Bruges is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Go to the Lake of Love (Minnewaterpark) to see a tranquil oasis in the heart of the city. Marvel at the 13th-century Begijnhof, which is covered in a carpet of daffodils in the spring. Continue to the quiet, paved square of Walplein, and stroll down the narrow Stoofstraat. See sights such as the 800-year-old St. John’s Hospital, and the imposing façade of the Church of Our Lady (Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk). Learn the history of the opulent palace of Gruuthuse, and walk alongside the banks of the Dijver Canal. Other highlights include the charming canal-side houses of ...

    It was an interesting experience. there were no places in the English-speaking group, and I went with the Spanish-speaking. As a result, the guides connected me with a parallel English-speaking group. Everything is clear, easy, convenient and efficient. Thanks for the day in Bruges

  • Bruges: Boat Cruise and Guided Walking Tour

    3. Bruges: Boat Cruise and Guided Walking Tour

    Explore Bruges on a walking tour with a local guide. Join a boat cruise along the canals to see the sites from the water. Meet your guide in the Markt for a guided tour of the city. Discover the narrowest street, the beautiful 12th-century basilica, and the golden statues on the impressive courthouse. Next, explore the fish market surrounded by 126 columns. Then, embark on the second part of the tour. Board your boat at the quay for a cruise along the canals. Sail beside ivy-covered facades and under bridges as you learn about the beautiful sites from your captain. Admire the old trading houses at the former harbor and the Beguinage. After half an hour on the water, head to the secret garden of an almshouse, where you will be surprised by the beauty of picturesque Bruges.

    This was a fabulous event. We learned so much history about the city and was amazed by the Medieval beauty. Our guide was perfect.

  • Bruges: Free 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour with Booking Fee

    4. Bruges: Free 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour with Booking Fee

    Book your place on this free and informative walking tour and enjoy 2-hours of city sightseeing with a local guide. To reserve your spot, simply pay a small booking fee, then look forward to your Bruges adventure! The tour’s passionate local guides offer their services for free with the belief that everyone deserves to see very best of Bruges, regardless of travel budgets. Meet your local guide in the heart of Bruges and dive straight into a discovery of the city’s medieval history. As you wander through picturesque streets and quaint alleyways, listen to your guide share fascinating tales, anecdotes, and legends of Bruges’ colorful past. Highlights of the tour include Grote Markt, the Belfry, St. Salvator Church, St. John’s Hospital, Tanners’ Square, the fish market, and more. Throughout the tour, your guide will also share personal tips and recommendations to enhance your stay in Bru...

    Hele leuke en interessante, leerzame wandeling door Brugge. Heel wat verstopte plekjes leren kennen en ook enorm veel leuke feitjes over Brugge te weten gekomen. Heerlijk sight seeing terwijl je vanalles over de stad vertelt wordt. De gids Nathan was ook echt leuk en gezellig, helemaal top!

  • From Brussels: Bruges and Ghent in a Day Guided Tour

    5. From Brussels: Bruges and Ghent in a Day Guided Tour

    Meet your guide at 8:30 AM in the center of Brussels and relax on the 100-kilometer journey to Bruges. Upon arrival, discover the charms of “the Venice of the North” and see why the entire historic center was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Marvel at highlights such as the Lake of Love (Minnewater Lake) and the 13th-century Begijnhof complex, founded in 1245 to house lay religious women. Go to Walplein Square, where the shady trees and cafes provide a perfect place to relax. Visit Stoofstraat on the site of the city's former Red Light District, and see medieval monuments such as the 11th-century Old St. John’s Hospital. Look at the world's second tallest brickwork tower at the Church of Our Lady, and see other historic monuments such as Gruuthuse Palace, the Dijver Canal and the tiny piazza of Tanners Square (Huidenvettersplein). Go to one of the city's most photographed spots ...

    It was a very nice trip .Mark was funny.they give you lot of time to enjoy the view ..take pictures..you can also go on your own and come back to the given place and time if you dont want to go with the guide.

  • Bruges: Private Food Tour with 10 tastings

    6. Bruges: Private Food Tour with 10 tastings

    Fall in love with all the tasty treasures Bruges has to offer. In a country where food is a big deal, you’re sure to find anything that tickles your fancy! Discover the city bite by bite together with a local foodie! Kick off your day with a visit to a family run “traiteur” that’s much loved by the locals. Your local foodie can show you the tastiest bites that range from luxury picnic treats to creative appetizers. How about a taste of a delicious small snack filled with shrimps, salmon and quail egg? Locals love it! Do as the locals do and make your way to the local fish market to try a unique Flemish sea product. You can’t visit Belgium without trying some of its best Belgian beer! Follow your local friend to an authentic pub with the only beer in town that’s brewed in the historical town center. Top it off with a tasty sausage, before making your taste buds dance with freshly cut Be...

    We loved our tour, we learned so much about Bruges, the food, the people, and the culture from our guide Patrick. There is just no way we would have been able to learn as much without him. Thank you Patrick for making our special European trip even more memorable.

  • Bruges Private 2-Hour Walking Tour

    7. Bruges Private 2-Hour Walking Tour

    You’ll be welcomed by your guide at an agreed central Bruges location to begin your private tour that’s priced for up to 20 persons. During the 2-hour guided tour of Bruges’s UNESCO-listed historic center, you'll take in the most important attractions of the city. The following is a sample itinerary, departing from ‘t Zand Square, at the Concert Hall: Head along the main shopping street in the direction of the Market Square. Along the way you'll pay a visit to the St. Savior Cathedral. Visit the Market Place with the imposing 83-meter-tall belfry and continue to Jan Van Eyck Square, once the center of Hanseatic Bruges. From the 13th to the 15th century this area was the economic and financial hub of Flanders. See the impressive houses that are a reminder of the leading role Bruges played as a commercial center in those days. You will pass the city theater, the Saaihalle (1399), Huis...

    This tour had been organized for a business group and it was very much appreciated by all participants. Thanks!

  • Bruges 90-Minute Kickstart Tour

    8. Bruges 90-Minute Kickstart Tour

    Known as the Venice of the North, there is so much to see in the fairytale medieval city of Bruges. With the help of a local guide, avoid the tourist crowds and get the best introduction to this beloved city. Your hosts are natural storytellers, each one with a different background ranging from the arts to history.  Begin at the lively marketplace square. Wander past cobblestone streets, dreamy canals connected with historical buildings, and picturesque streets of whitewashed houses. Make your way towards the Eiermarkt where you can find local pubs and nightlife hotspots. Here sit at a pleasant cafe with tons of character and the biggest beer selection in town.  Explore the canals by foot with your guide and find the best relaxing scenic views. Notice the beautiful tower of the Church of Our Lady standing tall in the sky, which is a perfect illustration of the craftsmanship of Bruges' ...

    Tanny was an excellent guide, very friendly and able to answer all our questions plus giving us the needed recommendations for where to eat or buy chocolates :-)

  • Bruges: 1.5-Hour Dark Side of Bruges Private Evening Tour

    9. Bruges: 1.5-Hour Dark Side of Bruges Private Evening Tour

    Explore the lesser-known side of Bruges with your professional private guide to learn about the rise and fall of our medieval city. During the 1.5-hour walking tour learn about the city's history, interesting facts and hear some of the more dark stories and old legends. Finish your tour at a bar with a local beer.  Enjoy a perfect mix of history and dark stories, myths, old legends, interesting facts, and hidden gems — everything to make your time in Bruges mysterious and exciting. As it is a private tour, it can be customized based on your preferences and indications. The tour ends at the Bauhaus bar, a famous local pub, where you all will taste a Belgian beer. Stops included on the tour: + the Market Square, + Jan Van Eyck Square, + the Ghost house, + the Golden Hand Canal, + Sint-Anna Quarter, + the Jerusalem Church, + St. John's Mill, and many more!

  • From Brussels: Bruges Private Tour

    10. From Brussels: Bruges Private Tour

    Bruges is an ancient city located in the northern part of Belgium, about 100 kilometers from Brussels. The city was once a main port of Belgium and welcomed plenty of artists and nobles from Europe during the 15th century.  Bruges maintained its medieval appearance thanks to various factors from the last centuries, about which you will learn during your tour. Today, Bruges is a destination of choice for thousands of tourists every year. On your tour you will visit the city's most important places, such as the ancient city wall park, market square, Burg Square, VisMarkt, GroeningeMuseum, Our Lady of Bruges, Old St. John’s Hospital, Brewery ‘De Halve Maan, the Beguinage and the ‘Lake of Love’.

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What people are saying about Bruges

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 355 reviews

It was an excellent tour especially our guide Grozia/Grocia made it incredibly fun and entertaining and most importantly informative. Additionally all the must eat/shop places suggested by her turned out really good.

An all encompassing tour around Brugge. We really enjoyed the whole tour. Great in-depth facts and humorous anecdotes by ever enthusiastic Gosia.

The tour was very interesting and informative! Ann was super nice and was able to answer all of our questions! Thanks again

Great offer! The tour was very informative and entertaining. Highly recommended at the beginning of our stay in Bruges.

It was a big group but the guide was very attentive and ver knowledgeable.