The Ultimate Guide to Bruges Christmas Markets, Belgium

The Ultimate Guide to Bruges Christmas Markets, Belgium, Brugge, Belgium (B)

Every winter, the beautiful, historic, medieval, and old town of Bruges (also known as Brugge) transforms into a magical winter wonderland with sparkling lights, Christmas trees, and wonderful Christmas markets. This guide will walk you through one of the best Christmas markets in Belgium. It also includes market opening times, what to see, what to eat, and where to sleep.

The Bruges Christmas festivities usually take place from the third weekend of November up to and including the first weekend of January. You can visit the Bruges Christmas markets daily from 10.30 a.m. until 22.00 p.m. (23.00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays).

The Market Square (Grote Markt), Bruges’ central square, that is framed by the grand distinctive Belfry of Bruges and the Provincial Palace, is each year transformed into a magical winter place. You will hear Christmas songs and find a huge Christmas tree, dozens of wooden chalets with Christmas items, gift items, handicrafts, and many stalls where you can enjoy hot chocolate, mulled wine (glühwein), refreshing gin, sausages and hot waffles. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Ultimate Guide to Bruges Christmas Markets, Belgium
Guide Location: Belgium » Brugge
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Daphne Van Der Pol
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • The Market Square
  • Simon Stevin square
  • The Minnewater Park
  • Burg Square
  • The Old Chocolate House
  • ‘t Poatersgat
  • De Garre
  • Belfry of Bruges
  • Kerstbrugge
  • House of Christmas
  • Den Bustel