Three Days in Brugge

Three Days in Brugge, Brugge, Belgium (B)

Having done very little research prior to my arrival in Brugge, I was surprised and delighted by the incredible beauty of this quaint little medieval town. I immediately fell in love and spent the better part of my three days there taking endless photos (sorry in advance). In hindsight, I’m not sure how this gem of a city wasn’t already on my radar (oops!), but thankfully it was on Tim’s… And apparently everyone else’s!

Yes! Bruges is very touristy, but even in the height of tourist season the city quiets down after dinner when all the daytrippers head out of town, and if you’re patient you’ll have the entire place to yourself! Of course Brugge is more than just a pretty face and we enjoyed exploring and tasting everything it has to offer.

Departing London after a three week road trip through Ireland and the UK, we traded in our rental car and set off for Belgium via train. The entire ride takes around three and a half hours, including a transfer in Brussels. Purchasing our tickets at St. Pancras Station one day prior to departure, we were really lucky to find seats together. An added bonus: we got table seats, meaning the four of us could sit around a table and look at our electronics and not each other. HA HA! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Three Days in Brugge
Guide Location: Belgium » Brugge
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Hilary Gudgel
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Markt
  • Relais Bourgondisch Cruyce
  • Ribs n’ Beer
  • T’ Klein Venetie
  • Belfort
  • Archeological Museum
  • Brugse Vrije
  • O.L.V-Kerk
  • Sint Janshospitaal
  • Stadhuis
  • Brasserie Souffleur
  • Choco Story Museum
  • Diamond Museum
  • Chez Vincent