Holidays in Bruges

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Bruges holiday information

Top holiday (Flight+Hotel) £290
Family holiday (Flight+Hotel) £217
Romantic holiday (Flight+Hotel) £302
Luxury holiday (Flight+Hotel) £347
Budget holiday (Flight+Hotel) £181

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Bruges is the largest city in the Flemish Region of Belgium as well as being the capital of West Flanders. The city has a rich history and, due to its port, was once the world's chief commercial city. Today Bruges is famous for its well-preserved medieval architecture and wandering through its cobbled streets is like walking into the past.


Bruges holidays: Getting around

Bruges is serviced by Ostend-Bruges International Airport. It is easy to get from the airport to the city via train, bus or taxi. The historic centre of Bruges is small and easy to navigate on foot. Another great way to see the city is by cycling and hiring a bicycle is easy from many places in the centre. Cyclists account for around 60% of the city's traffic! There is no bad time of year for Bruges Holidays, although it is particularly beautiful with its seasonal decorations in the Christmas period.The time zone is GMT+1.

Exploring the magical city of Bruges

Bruges' most famous landmark is its belfry tower, built in the 13th century with 48 bells which still ring out through the city today. Climbing the 366 steps is a perfect way to start Bruges holidays, giving a stunning view of the entire city. While you are there, check out the Grote Markt, Bruges' main square. From there you can explore the little chocolate shops, drink a famous Belgian beer or set out on a horse drawn cart. Another great way to see Bruges is on a boat tour around the canals, the guide will give you a brief history of this magical city. Another landmark is the Basilica of the Holy Blood (Heilige Bloed Basiliek), a gothic building said to house a vial of Christ's blood. However you spend your time in this stunning city, a holiday in Bruges promises to be an unforgettable experience.

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