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  • From Brussels: Bruges & Ghent Full-Day Trip

    1. From Brussels: Bruges & Ghent Full-Day Trip

    Discover the highlights of Bruges and Ghent, Belgium's most attractive cities, with round trip by train from Brussels. Tour two of the most fascinating medieval cities in Europe with an English/Spanish or French-speaking guide on a 10-hour guided day trip. Depart from the Grand Place at 09:30 only on Sunday. Upon arrival at the central station of Bruges, begin with a 2.5-hour walking tour and 2-hours of free time for eating, souvenirs and a boat trip. Scheduled return to Brussels will be at 18:00 and arrival at 19:00 with your guide. Program in Bruges: In the ancient city wall park, the ‘Lake of Love’ is one of the main water reservoirs nourishing the canal system of the Venice of the North. Visit the Beguinage, one of the best-preserved examples of medieval gated communities in which only women could live. Brewery ‘De Halve Maan’ is the only brewery still operating in...

    It was simply amazing . The guide was well knowledgeable, professional, courteous and fried . She was patient and listened attentively when questions were asked and always provided an answer. It was a truly enjoyable experience and I would highly recommend it.

  • Day Trip to Bruges from Amsterdam in Spanish

    2. Day Trip to Bruges from Amsterdam in Spanish

    This 12-hour excursion begins with a departure at 08:00 AM from the center of Amsterdam for the 260-kilometer drive to the Venice of the North. See why the historic center of Bruges was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your visit begins with an introduction to the history of Belgium and Bruges by your Spanish-speaking guide. See the Lake of Love and the Begijnhof, founded in 1245. Visit the historic city center, learn more about Belgium’s world-famous beers and see the Church of Our Lady. Admire one of most charming areas, around the Dyver canal. Continue your walk to Walplein Square, the Stoofstraat, Gruuthuse Palace, Burg Square with its Gothic Town Hall, the Basilica of the Holy Blood and the Grote Markt with the Belfort. The tour finishes in the Grote Markt, in the heart of Bruges. Your guide will answer all your questions and recommend places for lunch outside the tourist area...

    Bruges it’s a place to visit. Tours are well organized give you good information and enough time to walk around the old town by yourself. Tour guide gives you lots of tips to make your visit more enjoyable.

  • From Amsterdam. 12-Hour Guided Day Trip to Bruges

    3. From Amsterdam. 12-Hour Guided Day Trip to Bruges

    Depart Amsterdam and journey to Bruges to see the UNESCO World Heritage monuments with an English-speaking guide. Get an introduction to the history of Belgium as you visit attractions such as the "Lake of Love" (Minnewater) and 13th-century Begijnhof. Learn more about the beers of Belgium and admire the brick tower of the Church of Our Lady. Explore the charming area around the Dyver canal, and then stroll the cobbled square of Walplein. Wander the narrow lanes of the Stoofstraat and discover the Gruuthuse Palace, Burg Square and Basilica of the Holy Blood. End in the Grote Markt and get 3 hours of free time for lunch or to visit the chocolate and lace shops independently.

    The whole tour ran smoothly with every easy instructions from where to meet, Bruges was gorgeous and we were lucky enough to have a wonderful English tour guide who was very knowledgeable about the history and was happy to answer all of our questions and even take our photos.

  • From Brussels: Bruges Private Tour

    4. 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’.

  • Bruges: 2-Hour Guided Tour

    5. Bruges: 2-Hour Guided Tour

    Your guide will meet you at the meeting point, just a few minutes from the central train station at 10:30 AM and begin this 2-hour tour. Experience the many charms of the Venice of the North and see why the historic center of Bruges was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. During the city tour you'll see the Lake of Love, the Begijnhof (founded in 1245), Walplein Square, the Stoofstraat, Old St. John’s Hospital, the Church of Our Lady, Gruuthuse Palace, the Dijver Canal, Rozenhoedkaai, Tanners Square (Huidenvettersplein), the Burg Square with its Gothic Town Hall, the Basilica of the Holy Blood and the Market Square (Grote Markt) with the Belfort. At the end of the visit, inside the Beer Museum of Bruges, your guide will answer all your questions and recommend places for lunch outside the tourist area. The guide will also give you advice about Belgium’s famous beer and about additiona...

    Vita is an outstanding tour guide. It was educational and lots of fun. We had a great time with her and can only recommend the tour.

  • Bruges: History, Chocolate and Beer Walking Tour

    6. Bruges: History, Chocolate and Beer Walking Tour

    Discover the best Bruges has to offer on a historical guided walking tour, with stops at a chocolate shop and brewery included.  After meeting your guide, explore the medieval heart of the city. Visit some of the city’s most iconic places such as the Market Square, Beguinage, St. John's Hospital, the smallest street in the city, and more. Listen to stories and legends about the city as you stroll.  During the tour, stop off at Bruges' oldest chocolate shop for a praline demonstration and sampling afterwards. See how it is transformed from a bean into praline, with all the steps in between.  After strolling some more through the city, next stop off at a well-known brewery, Bourgogne des Flandres. The tour will finish with a beer on the brewery's terrace, accompanied by a beautiful view of the canals.

  • Brussels: Small Group Discovery Tour of Bruges

    7. Brussels: Small Group Discovery Tour of Bruges

    Visit the enchanting city of Bruges with its historic city center that was named a UNESCO world heritage site. From Brussels, relax onboard of a comfortable coach while learning about the history of the city from your expert guide. In Bruges, your guide will first take you to the Beguinage, once a community of lay religious women. Continue the tour through Bruges to see the Chapel and Old Saint John’s hospital. Enjoy a comprehensive tour of the Church of our Lady where you'll discover the tombs of the Dukes of Burgundy, the Madonna by Michelangelo, and paintings by Caravaggio. Then, wander through the city and discover the other highlights including the Museum of the Flemish Primitives, Belfry Tower on the Market Square, the Burg Square with the Town Hall, and the upper and lower Basilica of the Holy Blood. Next, it's time to learn about Belgium's famous beer during a brief beer tasti...

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What people are saying about Burg Square

The whole tour ran smoothly with every easy instructions from where to meet, Bruges was gorgeous and we were lucky enough to have a wonderful English tour guide who was very knowledgeable about the history and was happy to answer all of our questions and even take our photos.

Jamal is a great guide, we enjoyed very much our visit of Bruges, with nice stories ! Jamal kept us and the group to involved during the whole tour, with insights and legends stories !

Vita was a very entertaining and knowledgable guide. We had a great time and discovered beautiful sites of Bruges. Totally recommendable!!

Vita is an outstanding tour guide. It was educational and lots of fun. We had a great time with her and can only recommend the tour.

Great service and guidance . Our guide was excellent