Bruges Day Trip from Brussels

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From $47.40

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Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 9 hours

Departs: Brussels, Brussels

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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In this full-day tour, explore the “Venice of the North” Bruges, with round-trip transfer from Brussels. Enjoy one of the most fascinating medieval cities in Europe with an English-speaking guide, and discover why the entire historic centre of Bruges is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Enjoy 4 free hours for lunch and explore the city as you please. Taste some of the exclusive chocolates of Bruges and pop into some of the legendary lace shops.

What's Included

City tips

Discounts (discount at chocolate shop).

Professional English-speaking guide

Round-trip with A/C

What's Not Included

Bruges has a tourist regulation and sometimes the service is provided using radios with headphones.

Customers can use their headphones, if they don't have them, we offer headphones for only €1

Food and drinks

Museum entrance

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 1
  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 7
  • ADULT: Age: 8 - 99

Additional Info

  • Groups over 24 pax must use headphones, you can purchase them for 1€ a pair directly to our guides
  • No meals are included but your guide will be happy to point you some great food spots.
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • You will receive the confirmation at time of booking
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Our guides have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites & stories mentioned and lasts about 2.5 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Our bus will leave us in Bargeplein. Here we will have 10 minutes to go to the bathroom. The guide will explain at what time should we be back in the bus.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Minnewater Lake
Our first stop will be Minnewater, also known as the "Lake of love". With the beautiful lake on the background our guide will explain the history of Bruges as well as the love story occurred in this lake.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

In one of the few certified artisan chocolate shops, we will have the chance to taste artisan chocolates. Our guide will also tell us about the famous Bruges chocolate and will give us some tips to distinguish the handmade chocolate from the industrial one.

8 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

In this beautiful square, our guide will explain us the history of Bruges beer.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

In front of old St. John’s Hospital, we will find the Church of Our Lady. From the outside, our guide will explain us some curiosities of the white marble sculpture of the Madonna and Child created by Michelangelo that is inside the church mentioned before.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

In the front of Gruuthuse, we will get to know the most famous and powerful family of Bruges between the XVII and XVIII centuries.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

St Bonifacius Bridge
In one of the most charming spots of Bruges, our guide will explain the interesting legend of this bridge. You will also have time to take photos.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Quai du Rosaire / Rozenhoedkaai
In the most photographed place of Bruges, our guide will tell us about the history surrounding the "Pier of the roses". You will also have the chance to take some pictures.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Our next step is Tanners square, here we will learn about how tanners worked in the medieval Bruges.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Burg Square
In this square we find the Gothic Town Hall, the Old Court House and the Basilica of the Holy Blood.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The Markt
The last point of our guided tour is The Market Square or Grote Markt. Here our guide will explain the different buildings around the square and they will also give some tips about where to eat or which are the best shops to buy the traditional chocolate. The guide will also remember you when and where you must be to take the bus back to Brussels.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Free time, you will enjoy about 4 hours of free time (it depends on the traffic and the rhythm of the group).

4 hours • Admission Ticket Free

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