Everyone loves a city break, especially somewhere as beautiful and heritage filled as our gorgeous hometown Bruges. Sometimes, it’s also nice to venture away from the city for a day or two to soak in the magic of mother nature and enjoy views across the ocean. Bruges is just 11km from the Belgian coast, a long stretch of wonderful sandy beaches and resorts ranging from De Panne in the west to Knokke-Heist in the east and easily accessible by coastal tram. Hop in the car, bus, or take the trai...

Bruges by night

Once upon a time, the canals of Bruges bustled
at night. The water was crowded with ships, arriving and departing from far off
journeys, bringing unusual and exciting goods from overseas. Merchants sold
their wares and protected their stores of wool, linen and silk and the cities
citizens rambled, shopping and haggling, enjoying being some of the wealthiest
in Europe.  These days, Bruges at night
is not quite as busy but still has a welcoming bu...

The past year has been devastating for the cities tourist and travel trade, but there is a silver lining. As a local, you may have put off visiting Bruges for years for fear of crowds and queues. However, there may be no better time to visit Bruges than this summer. A reduction in tourists means that local people can explore Bruges without fighting through the crowds of people and long queues for entry to attractions and restaurants. Plan your summer staycation in the heritage city of Brug...

When you choose to go on a weekend trip to Bruges, you think of nice excursions and fun attractions, but after those activities, one gets thirsty of course. Well, we are going to help you with that, as we have listed the nicest beer bars of Bruges for you.

1. ‘t Brugs Beertje

Don’t just say pub about ‘t Brugs Beertje. This cosy beer café is situated in the city center of Bruges and is, next to a pub, also a tasting house for both local and foreign guests. The...

A visit to Bruges is not complete without a boat trip on the canals of Bruges. You discover Bruges from a completely different angle because some “must sees” you can only experience from the canals.

What, where, when and how?
There are 5 boarding points in the center of Bruges. For half an hour, the captain will take you to the most beautiful spots. During the tour, he will tell you in detail everything he knows about the main highlights. Depending on the nationa...