Travel with Me / Bruges in Three Days (Part 1 of 2)

Travel with Me / Bruges in Three Days (Part 1 of 2), Brugge, Belgium (B)

After a whirlwind trip around Ireland, we hopped on a plane and headed to mainland Europe for the rest of our 2.5 month journey. Our first stop on the mainland was Belgium! We booked an Airbnb for four nights in Bruges, and we were originally planning on taking a day trip to explore Brussels. However, plans changed – we were pretty tired from our Ireland road trip, and we knew we wanted more time in Bruges the moment we arrived.

Bruges is truly a fairytale town. It looks like it came straight out of a storybook. It was so wonderful to have three full days to wander the streets and get a feel for life in this Flemish city.

We arrived in Bruges late at night after a nearly three hour drive from Galway to Dublin, a flight from Dublin to Brussels, and an hour train ride from Brussels to Bruges. When we arrived, we found out that the buses had stopped running, so we took a long walk form the train station to our Airbnb. We got some help with our route from a few locals, jumping right into our first non-English speaking country experience of this trip. At first we were hesitant to walk this far with our backpacks, but I’m so glad we did! We were introduced to this magical city during its quietest hours, all lit up at night. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Travel with Me / Bruges in Three Days (Part 1 of 2)
Guide Location: Belgium » Brugge
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Emily Abernathy
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Books & Brunch
  • The Bottle Shop
  • Belfry Tower
  • Historium Bruges
  • Le Trappiste
  • Friet Museum