chocolate


Belgian Chocolate is considered Europe’s finest and if you ask any local in Bruges, they’ll tell you ours is the best in Belgium. Take a stroll along our cobbled streets and you’re sure to see many chocolatiers displaying their finest products, from popular brand names known all over the world to tiny family-run chocolate shops. Book your stay in Green Park Hotel Brugge and sample some of Belgium’s finest export for yourself. Check our website for our best available rates and special offers a...

Swans Bruges


As you walk through the heritage city of Bruges, you’ll have plenty to admire. From fantastic architecture and history at every turn to the fantastic waterways and scores of cafes and restaurants to dine in. One thing you might notice is a magnetic family of swans gracing our canals. What’s so special about the swans of Bruges I hear you ask? Our local swans carry with them a legend involving riots, executions and stories passed from generation to generation.
The Legend of the swans...

kust


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...