Local Attractions in Bruges
The Green Park Hotel Brugge is located just 15 minutes from the heart of historic Bruges making it the perfect base for exploring everything that the city has to offer. Ostend International Airport is only 20 minutes away making the city very accessible for international visitors.
The city of Bruges is the perfect place for a city break with beautiful medieval architecture, cobbled streets, historic churches and museums and world famous chocolatiers. Explore the city on foot with one of the many walking tours, many of which are available free of charge or explore the canals of Bruges and see the city from a different perspective.
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.
For those in search of the best views of the city, the sights from the Belfry make the 366 steps it takes to reach the top worth it. Listen to the chime of the 47 bells housed within the tower or simply take in the breath-taking views of Bruges.
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Named Basilica of the Holy Blood as it contains a phile of blood which is said to be that of Christ, which was brought back from the Crusades. The interior of the chapel is a work of art while the stain glass windows are equally as magnificent.
Belgian art has a renowned history with some of the finest artists of the 17th and 18th centuries coming from the Flemish region. The Groeningemuseum houses a collection of masterpieces from Jan van Eyck and Hans Memling, a must-see for anyone with an interest in the subject.
On the Grand Place is a beautiful museum: the Historium. This historical museum takes you in an interactive way to Bruges in the Golden Age. At the end of your visit you can enjoy a snack and a drink in the Duvelorium or you can enjoy a wide view over the Grand Place of Bruges from the panoramic terrace.
In the chocolate museum you will be immersed in the history of cocoa and chocolate. Through a chocolate search you can discover the museum. You can participate in workshops to make your own delicious chocolates. End your visit to the chocolate museum in the Choco-Jungle Bar where you can enjoy delicious chocolate milk.
Legends Free Walking Tour
One of the most popular walking tours of Bruges is The Legends of Brugge Free Walking Tours. The tours run three times a day from the main square and visit some of the most popular attractions along the way. There is no set price, only what you think the tour is worth and there is no need to pre-book places.
Bruges is considered to be the “Venice of the North” by many visitors. Taking a boat trip along the canals which run through the city offers a unique way of seeing Bruges and its many spectacular buildings.
De Halve Maan Brewery
Belgium is famous for its breweries and the variety of beers they offer. De Halve Maan Brewery is one of the most popular tours in the city and for good reason. They run daily tours which are available in English, French and Dutch. For beer connoisseurs, the XL tour offers a chance to try a professional beer tasting experience where you will be given the chance to compare three speciality beers and compare the richness and flavours of each.
We hope you get to see and enjoy as much of the city as possible during your stay with us. The Green Park Hotel Brugge is located just 15 minutes from the centre of the city so it is the perfect base when planning your next trip or weekend getaway.
Restaurants and Bars in Bruges
Brugge has plenty to choose from.