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  • Bruges: Belgian Chocolate Workshop

    1. Bruges: Belgian Chocolate Workshop

    During this 2.5-hour workshop you’ll learn how to temper chocolate to craft 2 types of Belgian chocolates. The 2 chocolates you will craft throughout this experience will be as follows. Pralines: the most famous Belgian chocolate, consisting of a delicate chocolate shell with a creamy filing. You’ll learn how to make both the shell and the filling from scratch. Mendiants: chocolate discs studded with dried fruits, both crispy and delicious. You’ll make at least 30 chocolates, which you can either eat on the spot or take home to family and friends. With these easy techniques and chocolate theory, you will also be able to make your own chocolates once you return home.

    This was such an amazing experience. I learnt so much about chocolate and the making of it. Plus it was super fun and we got some lovely chocolates out of it! I would highly recommend this experience to anyone!

  • Bruges: Belgian Beer Tasting Night

    2. Bruges: Belgian Beer Tasting Night

    Meet at the bar of a lively local hostel and enjoy a social night out meeting other travelers as you discover Belgian beer. Enjoy six tastings of the finest Belgian beers, including one which is said to be one of the best beers in the world. With a local guide, expand your beer knowledge in a fun and interactive way. Learn more about the Belgium beer culture while having a fun evening with other international visitors. After the tasting session, feel free to stay on for more beers with your new companions, and get your night out in Bruges off to the perfect start.

  • From Brussels: Bruges & Ghent Full-Day Trip

    3. From Brussels: Bruges & Ghent Full-Day Trip

    Discover the highlights of Bruges and Ghent, Belgium's most attractive cities, with round trip by train from Brussels. Tour two of the most fascinating medieval cities in Europe with an English/Spanish or French-speaking guide on a 10-hour guided day trip. Depart from the Grand Place at 09:30 only on Sunday. Upon arrival at the central station of Bruges, begin with a 2.5-hour walking tour and 2-hours of free time for eating, souvenirs and a boat trip. Scheduled return to Brussels will be at 18:00 and arrival at 19:00 with your guide. Program in Bruges: In the ancient city wall park, the ‘Lake of Love’ is one of the main water reservoirs nourishing the canal system of the Venice of the North. Visit the Beguinage, one of the best-preserved examples of medieval gated communities in which only women could live. Brewery ‘De Halve Maan’ is the only brewery still operating in...

    It was simply amazing . The guide was well knowledgeable, professional, courteous and fried . She was patient and listened attentively when questions were asked and always provided an answer. It was a truly enjoyable experience and I would highly recommend it.

  • Bruges: Private Food Tour with 10 tastings

    4. Bruges: Private Food Tour with 10 tastings

    Fall in love with all the tasty treasures Bruges has to offer. In a country where food is a big deal, you’re sure to find anything that tickles your fancy! Discover the city bite by bite together with a local foodie! Kick off your day with a visit to a family run “traiteur” that’s much loved by the locals. Your local foodie can show you the tastiest bites that range from luxury picnic treats to creative appetizers. How about a taste of a delicious small snack filled with shrimps, salmon and quail egg? Locals love it! Do as the locals do and make your way to the local fish market to try a unique Flemish sea product. You can’t visit Belgium without trying some of its best Belgian beer! Follow your local friend to an authentic pub with the only beer in town that’s brewed in the historical town center. Top it off with a tasty sausage, before making your taste buds dance with freshly cut Be...

    We loved our tour, we learned so much about Bruges, the food, the people, and the culture from our guide Patrick. There is just no way we would have been able to learn as much without him. Thank you Patrick for making our special European trip even more memorable.

  • Day Trip to Bruges from Amsterdam in Spanish

    5. Day Trip to Bruges from Amsterdam in Spanish

    This 12-hour excursion begins with a departure at 08:00 AM from the center of Amsterdam for the 260-kilometer drive to the Venice of the North. See why the historic center of Bruges was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your visit begins with an introduction to the history of Belgium and Bruges by your Spanish-speaking guide. See the Lake of Love and the Begijnhof, founded in 1245. Visit the historic city center, learn more about Belgium’s world-famous beers and see the Church of Our Lady. Admire one of most charming areas, around the Dyver canal. Continue your walk to Walplein Square, the Stoofstraat, Gruuthuse Palace, Burg Square with its Gothic Town Hall, the Basilica of the Holy Blood and the Grote Markt with the Belfort. The tour finishes in the Grote Markt, in the heart of Bruges. Your guide will answer all your questions and recommend places for lunch outside the tourist area...

    Bruges it’s a place to visit. Tours are well organized give you good information and enough time to walk around the old town by yourself. Tour guide gives you lots of tips to make your visit more enjoyable.

  • Bruges: 1.5-Hour Dark Side of Bruges Private Evening Tour

    6. Bruges: 1.5-Hour Dark Side of Bruges Private Evening Tour

    Explore the lesser-known side of Bruges with your professional private guide to learn about the rise and fall of our medieval city. During the 1.5-hour walking tour learn about the city's history, interesting facts and hear some of the more dark stories and old legends. Finish your tour at a bar with a local beer.  Enjoy a perfect mix of history and dark stories, myths, old legends, interesting facts, and hidden gems — everything to make your time in Bruges mysterious and exciting. As it is a private tour, it can be customized based on your preferences and indications. The tour ends at the Bauhaus bar, a famous local pub, where you all will taste a Belgian beer. Stops included on the tour: + the Market Square, + Jan Van Eyck Square, + the Ghost house, + the Golden Hand Canal, + Sint-Anna Quarter, + the Jerusalem Church, + St. John's Mill, and many more!

  • From Amsterdam: Day Trip to Bruges in Spanish or English

    7. From Amsterdam: Day Trip to Bruges in Spanish or English

    From Amsterdam you will go to Bruges by bus. During the tour you will have an introduction to the history of Belgium and cities near the route like Utrecht and Breda, both connected with Spanish history. This journey takes approximately 3 hours and 15 minutes. The city of Bruges owes its name to the various bridges you will find in it. It was declared a World Heritage City in 2000 and is also known as the Venice of the North.  It also has a great Medieval period architectural heritage, which you can enjoy as you walk through the city. Once you reach the Belgian city of Bruges, have a guided tour of 1.5 hours and visit the most attractive and interesting places of this city. The guided walking tour in Bruges starts at the Minnewater or Lake of Love. During the tour, see important places of the city such as the Markt Square dominated by the Belfry, the Brug Square and Town Hall, the Churc...

    I would highly recommend to go with guide Stephanie and she is wonderful and explains you very well about the place.

  • Great War Flanders Fields Minibus Tour from Bruges

    8. Great War Flanders Fields Minibus Tour from Bruges

    Enjoy a trip of historical discovery on this full-day minibus tour that takes you through West Flanders, from Bruges to the Belgian town of Ypres. The city, which was given the nickname Wipers, was rebuilt according to a medieval blueprint after being completely razed to the ground in the early 1900s. It was also here that the Germans invaded Belgium during World War I; a strategic move to attack France from the north. You will see the remaining artifacts and places of the city as you discover restored trenches, stroll among war graves in Passchendale and Polygon Wood, clamber over craters and bunkers on the preserved battlefield. and visit key war memorials. Behold the impressive sight of the imposing Menin Gate Memorial to the missing soldiers, complete with 55,000 names, erected on the spot where the soldiers left the city for the battlefront. As your day continues you will also see...

    This tour was excellent! Philippe was a wonderful and knowledgeable tour guide. You see many of the sites around the Flanders area and even have a chance at walking around Ypres. Would highly recommend this tour.

  • Bruges: Belgian Beer Tour

    9. Bruges: Belgian Beer Tour

    Set off on foot on your beer tasting tour and learn the secrets of the beer-brewing process. Learn how to differentiate between an ale, lager, triple, and a historical medieval beer called Lambic. Discover what kind of beer Belgium is famous for and the best chocolate store in the city. Move on to other lively beer haunts, including some hidden gems loved by and known only to locals. Sample a selection of traditional beers and craftwork brews, a gutsy mix of malty, hoppy, fruity, reddish, and herby beers to sour and triple varieties. Trappist or Lambic beers can be surprising when matched with some chocolate or other local delicacies to enjoy the full Belgian beer-and-food experience. Last but not least, discover the secret varieties of a craft brewer and taste more delicious Belgian beers.

  • From Bruges: Great War of Flanders Fields Remembrance Tour

    10. From Bruges: Great War of Flanders Fields Remembrance Tour

    In Bruges you will enjoy the view of the peaceful Lake of Love and the picturesque Beguinage. Your guide will explain the stories and secrets behind the city’s history from the Viking period until the end of the Middle Ages. Catch many of the highlights of Bruges: the Basilica of the Holly blood of Jesus, the Belfry tower, our Lady’s Church, Saint John’s hospital and enjoy a pleasant boat trip along the narrow canals. After a short lunch break you willl leave for Flanders Fields. Your expert guide will lead you throughout the visit to help you understand the events that led to the first world war and how the catastrophe developed. Visit Passchendaele battlefield and the Tyne Cot Cemetery, the largest Commonwealth cemetery in the world where British, Australian and Canadian soldiers were laid to rest. Close by is Polygone where every year Anzac Day is celebrated at dawn. Then visit the M...

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What people are saying about Bruges

Great family activity! We took our 2 year old and had so much fun! You learn a little about the history of Belgian waffles, make your own and decorate with your toppings! They package up any leftovers you have to take home with you! Great activity for Belgium!

Louis, gave us a fantastic experience. Both of our 17-year-old grandsons remained captivated by his enthusiastic stories throughout the evening. Highly recommended!

Daha (I hope I'm spelling her name correctly) was wonderful, fun, engaging and a master teacher. I highly recommend this workshop.

I would highly recommend to go with guide Stephanie and she is wonderful and explains you very well about the place.

Great service and guidance . Our guide was excellent