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From Amsterdam: Bruges Full-Day Tour

Product ID: 2633
Explore the picturesque city of Bruges, capital of West Flanders, on an 11-hour tour from Amsterdam, traveling by air-conditioned coach. Discover streets lined with canals and merchant houses to learn why it is known as "The Venice of the North."
About this activity
Duration: 11.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, German
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Explore the world capital of chocolate
  • Discover the scenic canals of Bruges
  • Enjoy a walking tour of the quaint city center
Full description
Climb aboard an air-conditioned coach for a full-day tour of Bruges in the West Flanders region of Belgium, and discover the Belgian capital of chocolate and canals, with plenty of free time to amble.

Depart Amsterdam in the morning and drive across the Dutch border. Upon arrival in Bruges, admire scenic streets and the canals that gave Bruges its nickname, "The Venice of the North."

A guide will take you on a 3-hour driving tour of the city center, revealing highlights such as the Church of Our Lady on the banks of the Dijver Canal, Sint Salvator’s Cathedral (one of the few buildings to have survived the onslaught of the ages without damage), and Burg Square with its impressive City Hall.

Continue on foot for approximately 30 minutes, and enjoy an optional 1-hour boat ride along some of the canals, before your return transfer to Amsterdam.
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • Professional live guide (English, Spanish, and German-speaking)
  • 1-hour guided walking tour (optional)
  • Map of Bruges
  • Free time to explore the unique medieval centre
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch

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Meeting point

De Ruijterkade 34A, at the local partner's office in the IJ hall of Central Station. In the back corner of the building, on the right hand side. Please be sure to arrive 30 minutes before the tour departure time.

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Children aged 3 years or younger go free of charge (provided they do not occupy their own seat).
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 239 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.3 / 5
  • Organization
    4.4 / 5
  • Value for money
    3.9 / 5
  • Safety
    4.5 / 5
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Although the trip was long, we didn't get bored or tired as the bus was comfortable, the driver was very professional and Marion kept us good company with useful information with the right voice tone and quantity of information. The guided tour in the town of Brugge was lovely and allowed us to spend enough time for lunch or enjoying the scenery and the sights on our own. One comment for improvement is the return to the bus: it was dark very different from the tour during the day and one could get easily lost. We should have been shared mobile phone numbers with the guide or the driver just in case we needed help.

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January 2, 2020

Excellent day trip from Amsterdam. The guide, Alejandro, was knowledgeable and friendly. Bruges is a wonderful city to visit - full of history and beautiful architecture. There are many shops that sell souvenirs, chocolate, and beer. There are also many restaurants that traditional Belgian dishes, such as Flemish beef stew and rabbit. There is quite a bit of walking involved, but it is over mostly flat ground. Being a older city, there is cobblestone and other types of uneven pavement. The bus was modern and comfortable, so the 3 hour trip to Bruges was fine - with a lot of interesting things to see on the way.

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September 8, 2019

New Years day is not the day to go. Only about 10% of the things to do where open.

January 2, 2020

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Product ID: 2633