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

    1. 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.

  • Bruges: 2-Hour Guided Tour

    2. 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

    3. 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.

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What people are saying about Lake of Love

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.

Excellent day trip from Amsterdam. We were very pleased with everything