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The centre of Bruges is quite compact, meaning that many of the main attractions are just a short journey from The Green Park Hotel Brugge. Burg square is the perfect place to begin your sightseeing adventure. With stunning architecture for you to admire it is a must-see for all visitors to the city.
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Winter is Coming – The Best Things to do in Bruges

Many people say Bruges is at its best in summer when the sun is shining and the trees are green, but we say: “there’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing”! While you’re not guaranteed sunshine and warmth, Bruges is just as magical in the colder months, especially …

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Bruges & Chocolate, The Perfect Love Story

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 …

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The Legend of The Swans in Bruges Explained

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 …

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5 Best Day Trips from Bruges to The Belgian Coast

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 …

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3 Places To Go in 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 …

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Bruges, The Best Place for a Summer Staycation

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. …

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