day trip to bruges belgium

Day trip to Bruges with Belgian beer & chocolate

Surrounded by an almost circular canal with a few branches, Bruges (Brugge) is also called The Venice of the North. A representative UNESCO heritage site thanks to its well-preserved medieval buildings, this Belgian city simply invites travelers to wander. You can go on a day trip to Bruges and explore classic markets surrounded by old buildings, the canals guarded by narrow houses, bridges that offer unique views. You’ll want to keep walking and walking just to see what comes up around the corner. This Belgian city is quite small and you can see almost everything there is to see on …

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10 best things to do in Bruges

A timeless spectacle, medieval Bruges (Brugge) is a charming travel destination. Its architectural treasures are a feast to the eye, showing a city with a rich history. Beautiful canals and narrow cobbled streets capture your imagination and entice you to discover more and more. So here are the best 10 things to do in Bruges to keep you going! Top 10 things to do in Bruges 1. Visit the Markt (Market Square) Probably the most popular choice of things to do in Bruges, a visit to the Market Square is a must! There, you can watch the world go by …

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Visit Bruges: A short travel guide

When you visit Bruges (Brugge), you will explore the capital of Flanders, one of Belgium’s three regions. Its name comes from the Old Norse word Bryggja, which means place of mooring. This ancient city, with its natural links to the sea, became in the early medieval period a commercial hub for European trade. It was a port full of ships carrying wool, grain, and wine. Within a short time, the door opened for trade with Mediterranean nations, and the first fleet of ships arrived from Genoa, Italy. With the rise in foreign trade and capital inflows, Bruges quickly became an …

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