The fact that Bruges is known as the Venice of the North, is not something new. But have you ever heard about the Flemish primitives or the underground beer pipeline? Let us talk about it!
The Flemish primitives
The Flemish what? The Flemish primitives is a collective name that stands for early Netherlandish painting. It is about the work of artists from the Burgundian and Habsburg Netherlands during the 15th- and 16th-century Northern Renaissance. More specifically artists ...


Although this summer has been a bit strange, there no reason that we can’t still enjoy the warmer weather and long days at home. The best way to enjoy those summer vibes is by putting on a summer-themed playlist, closing your eyes and imagining yourself in your perfect holiday destination. Spotify, one of the biggest and best music and podcast networks in the world has some excellent playlists to help you get into a summer frame of mind. You can even customise your music to block those annoyi...


When you’re planning a trip to Belgium, make sure that you will be staying for at least a few days in Bruges. We have listed 5 reasons why Bruges is worth a visit!
Bruges is one of the best preserved medieval cities
Bruges is one of the most beautiful medieval cities in Nothern Europe. The old architecture is really stunning and it feels like you are back in time. Bruges is beautiful during all seasons, but since we know Belgium as the rainy country, it is best to book your ...

Day trips to the Beach


Bruges is a beautiful city in West-Flanders and is also known as the ‘Venice of the North’. It is the perfect destination for a city trip for all travellers who love a mix of culture, shopping and food. Are you staying in Bruges for more than a few days? Then it is a great idea to plan a day trip to one of the nearby coastal cities. There are a lot of beautiful cities nearby where you can enjoy a day at the beach! We have selected a few of our favourites.

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Why Bruges is the perfect place for a summer holiday by Green Park Hotel Bruges.


Bruges is proud to be on the list of the most beautiful cities in Belgium and even in Europe. No wonder the beautiful romantic city has been included on UNESCO's world heritage list. It is not only a popular destination as a city trip for foreign tourists, but just as much as a holiday in your own country it is the place to be. Bruges is the perfect combination of an old medieval city with trendy hotspots and shops, a place to sunbathe on the beach and the green oasis of the Bruges Ommelan...