Bruges Holidays in 2014

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Holidays in Bruges

This stunning Flemish capital is often overlooked by visitors flying into Brussels, but travel 90 minutes out of the city and you will find yourself in one of the most beautiful city break locations, Bruges.

Often called The Venice of the North, the heart of the city of Bruges has been well preserved through the centuries and is recognised as an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wander around the Groenerei or take a stroll through one of the many green parks, especially beautiful during the Spring; also ideal for joggers and cyclists.

Medieval city of Bruges

Bruges is famous for its medieval architecture and beautiful and delicate lace, as well as the thirteenth century belfy which houses 47 bells. Explore the city by boat or by walking tour, or simply pick up a street map and discover the enchanting and ancient city of Bruges.

Bruges chocolates and diamonds

Sweet lovers, couldn’t come to Belgium without visiting The Chocolats Museum in Bruges situated between the city’s main squares of Markt and the Burg. A city with over 40 shops specialising in Belgium chocolate, Bruges also boasts another 40 or so bakers and pastry shops.

There are very few diamond museums in the world, but in Bruges you will be able to visit the Diamantmuseum Bruges on Katelijnestraat. Every afternoon there is a polishing demonstration.

Behind the Church of our Lady is the impressive Gruuthuse House and Museum where Bruges richest family lived, and in front of the Church the medieval St John’s Hospital which now houses the Memling museum, hospital museum and the old pharmacy (it is no longer a hospital).

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Important Information

Travel Information
Language: French, Dutch, German, Flemish
Currency: Euro
Local time: GMT/BST +1 hour
Local airport: Brussels Charleroi
Flight time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Walking in Bruges

One of the most appealing attractions on a holiday to Bruges, is also perhaps the simplest. This city boasts a great many picturesque waterways and winding alleys, many of which are based on the original medieval street plan, making it a great destination to explore on foot!

Couples Restaurants

If you’re looking for a venue for a romantic meal out, then you’ll be spoilt for choice! No matter whether your tastes lean towards continental haute cuisine, or perhaps something a little more familiar – you’re sure to find it on offer, at one of Bruges’s many stylish and intimate restaurants.

Couples Attractions

When it comes to passing your time in Bruges, then you’ll find this city is rich in entertainments. Just some of the attractions on offer include historic churches and monuments, medieval architecture, galleries, museums and theatres. Or if you prefer, you’ll also find a great selection of modern amenities on offer – including some superb shopping centres.

Couples Hotels

For the perfect romantic break, what better place to stay than at a luxurious full service hotel? The city centre is the best place to look for such properties, and there are plenty to choose from – including a number of comfortable spa hotels, where you’ll be able to indulge yourself in a range of spa treatments!