Bruges

Region: Flanders
Province: West-Flanders
Language: Dutch

Bruges is probably the most popular travel destination in Belgium. The historic city center of Bruges is a prominent World Heritage Site of UNESCO. It's closed for cars, making it very easy and convenient to explore on foot. The small yet vibrant city is filled with architectural and artistic treasures, folklore, boutiques, fine restaurants and of course many chocolate shops where you can taste Belgians finest chocolates.

Travel to Bruges

Getting around in Bruges

The historic city centre is mostly car-free and can be easily explored on foot.
Busses are operated by "De Lijn" and will take you anywhere you want in and outside the city. 
Another great way to get around in Bruges is on bicycle. They are easy to rent and allow you to get around the city quick and easy.

Bruges Tourist Map

Sightseeing in Bruges:

  • Grand Square & Belfort Tower
  • Rozenhoedkaai
  • Canals of Bruges
  • Béguinage
  • Tanners Square
  • Burg
  • Jan Van Eyckplein
  • Windmills around the city

Things to do in Bruges:

  • Sightseeing in a cariage
  • Take a boat trip on the canals of Bruges
  • Take a city-bus tour

 

Local specialities:

Beers:

  • Brugse Zot

Food:

  • Belgian Chocolates

25km to Ostend

50km to Ghent

100km to Brussels