Bruges is a historic and a contemporary city. It is home to a beautiful historic setting with modern and active residents. Every day is lived, worked and enjoyed.
In Bruges, guides are available to show you the various sights. You can either take a city tour or ride through Bruges via a carriage. Bruges also has nice restaurants where you can have a nice meal, there are many different cuisines available.
We will be happy to guide you through the best places!
Taste our delicious chocolate
If you are more of a chocolate lover, you can also visit the chocolate museum. The museum has the opportunity to study various museum exhibits, talk to chocolate experts and learn about the history. Workshops are also offered there.
Haven't had enough of chocolate yet? Then you can sample different chocolate drinks at the Choco Jungle Bar. You can also enjoy smoothies and other tropical fruit-based drinks here. Homemade pancakes, Brussels waffles, muffins and chocolate brownies are also presented.
Take a pleasant cruise on the canals of Bruges
When visiting Bruges, a boat trip on the Brugse reien cannot be missed. You sail along the city's veins, with swans surrounding you. This way, you explore Bruges from a unique and surprising perspective!
Board the boat at the following locations:
- Rederij Venetië van het Noorden, Huidenvettersplein 13, tel. +32 50 33 00 41, email@example.com
- Rederij Coudenys, Rozenhoedkaai, tel. +32 50 33 13 75, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Rederij De Meulemeester, Wollestraat 32, tel. +32 50 33 41 20, email@example.com
- Rederij Gruuthuse, Nieuwstraat 11, tel. +32 50 33 32 93, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Rederij Stael, Katelijnestraat 4, tel. +32 50 3 327 71, email@example.com
Taste our Belgian beers
Bruges is also known for its beers. One can go taste these at 2be, where no fewer than 16 draft beers are served. As you enter the bar, you can see a Beer Wall. On the terrace you can sit cosily with a view of the Bruges canals.
Would you like to know how the beers are brewed in Bruges? At brewery De Halve Maan you can take a guided tour throughout the brewery.
Discover the Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde
To this day, the Beguinage is still inhabited by the nuns of the Order of Saint Benedict and single Bruges women. The Beguinage was founded in 1245 and can be recognised by its white-painted facades and tranquil convent garden.
It is a piece of world heritage where the beguines used to live. In the beguinages you can still get a good idea of what daily life was like in the 17th century.
Who doesn't like to eat Belgian fries? In Bruges, you can enjoy the best fries in Belgium. Frituur De Bosrand was voted the best chip shop in the country in early 2017. For 25 years, the chip shop has been operated by the same owners. Want to know more about the history of fries? Then you can visit the frites museum in the centre of Bruges.
The most visited in Bruges is the Market Square. The market is dominated by the Belfry, for centuries the city's showpiece and the ideal watchtower in case of fire, war or other calamity. Today, you can still climb to the top.