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Day trip in Bruges and Ghent from Brussels

Free cancellation
Duration: 9 hours
Language: English, French, Spanish
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Safety measures applied

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Enjoy a day trip from Brussels to Bruges and Ghent by train

Discover two of the most beautiful cities in Belgium

Learn the rich history of two medieval cities with your knowledgeable guide

What to expect

Meet your guide in front of the city hall at the Grand-Place of Brussels and make the most of your stay in Brussels to visit two magnificent cities of Bruges and Ghent!

Discover the rich medieval pasts of those cities with your professional guide. Immerse yourself in the romantic and historic atmosphere of Bruges in the morning. And in the afternoon, let yourself be surprised by the mixing of contemporary buildings and history in the joyful city of Ghent.

During this tour, you will be able to see various hidden jewels such as:

In Bruges:

  • The ancient city wall park
  • Markt Square: the tenth-century city market
  • Burg Square: the political heart of the city
  • The oldest Gothic city hall of the Low Countries and the Basilica of the Holy Blood
  • VisMarkt (fish market) and the Tanners’ Square: two of the oldest squares in Bruges
  • GroeningeMuseum (possibility to enter the museum and see the paintings of the Flemish Primitives)
  • Our Lady of Bruges: one of the oldest churches in the city
  • Old St. John’s Hospital: one of the oldest hospitals in Europe
  • Brewery “De Halve Maan”: the only brewery still operating in the city centre
  • The Beguinage: one of the best-preserved examples of a medieval gated community
  • The “Lake of Love”: one of the main water reservoirs that nourish the canal system of “the Venice of the North

In Ghent:

  • Saint Bavo’s Cathedral, with Peter Paul Rubens’ painting “Saint Bavo”
  • An optional visit to the altarpiece “The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb” by the Van Eyck brothers.
  • The market square, the Belfort tower, and the covered market
  • The City Hall: a building combining Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture
  • The churches of St. Nicholas, St. James, and St. Michel: three parish churches that stand as a reminder of Ghent’s medieval past
  • The Graslei: old port of the city
  • Gravensteen (Castle of the count): a medieval castle
  • Patershol: the picturesque area of the city
  • The medieval butchery: an imposing Gothic building of 1408, one of Europe oldest meat markets

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Social distancing is enforced

Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected

Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors

All gear/equipment is sanitised between use

Visitors are required to bring and wear masks

Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks

What’s included

9-hours walking tour

Expert guide

Round-trip train ticket from Brussels to Bruges and Ghent

Free time included

What’s not included

Food and drink

All extras not explicitly mentioned to the partner (museum entry ticket, boat tour...)

Location

Grand-Place, Grote Markt, Bruxelles, Belgique

Meeting point:

Meet up with the guide on the Grand-Place of Brussels, in front of the city hall. The guide is easily noticeable thanks to his white umbrella with the Bravo Discovery logo.

When

  • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability

Provider

Bravo Discovery

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • There is a minimum of 6 people per booking
  • It is suggested to wear comfortable walking shoes and to bring a bottle of water with you