Famous Bars Walking Tour, Brugge (Self Guided)

The Land of Beer, where each corner calls to you alluringly, welcomes visitors from all over the world. In Brugge, you will be amazed to find bars that offer a range of 300 beers along with a pleasant atmosphere and a guarantee of a wonderful time. There are many beer bars in the center of Brugge. Gather your friends and visit the best bars in the city.
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Guide Name: Famous Bars Walking Tour
Guide Location: Belgium » Brugge (See other walking tours in Brugge)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 km
Author: HelenF
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't Brugs Beertje

1) 't Brugs Beertje

This amazing beer house opened for business in 1983. Also known as Brugge’s Little Bear, it gathers visitors from Japan, South America, New Zealand, and Europe under one roof, where they can taste the remarkable beer of Brugge. 't Brugs Beertje started with 120 beers and today features at least 300. But don't worry, the staff will be happy to help if you have a difficulty choosing one.
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@ The Pub

2) @ The Pub

If you are looking for something new, @ The Pub is the right place. It opened a few years ago, in the very heart of Brugge, near the Belfry. Its pleasant atmosphere draws you in, and after that you can hardly bring yourself to leave. @ The Pub is divided into two parts: the first is a lounge space, with specific music that will relax even the grumpiest person; the second is equipped with a bar where you can enjoy the taste of the Belgian beer and have a good time.
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Staminee de Garre

3) Staminee de Garre

Staminee de Garre is a wonderful two-story bar, serving 13 degree beer. It is well hidden, in a narrow alley, so you will have to look carefully to find it. The bar offers a cozy atmosphere and over 100 kinds of beer. Usually, each beer ordered comes with a free snack of cheese. In this bar you will hear the local dialect while enjoying the company of friendly locals.
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Cambrinus

4) Cambrinus

Legendary beer! If you are a true beer lover, here are some tips. At Cambrinus, they have Westvleteren, a beer that is hard to find because it is not brewed for commercial use and is produced only in small quantities. The second tip: over 300 beers are imprisoned here, waiting for you to set them free. The bar is housed in a historic building, dated 1699. In Belgium, Cambrinus is the King of Beer; you will see his image here in the form of a statue and an etched glass window.
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De Kuppe

5) De Kuppe

De Kuppe can be found near the Markt. It is a nice, modest beer bar, with wooden furniture. When it comes to the number of beers offered, it is not modest at all, with over 100 types. The bar is most popular in the evenings, but the interior is spacious, so it is not a problem if it gets too crowded. This place is worth a visit.
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't Poatersgat

6) 't Poatersgat

't Poatersgat (The Monk’s Hole) was opened in 2007. It is a cellar bar with an extraordinary atmosphere -- special neon lighting and perfect alternative music, complete with little candles on the tables, make the environment cozier. The bar offers over 120 types of Belgian beer, ranging from light to strong. You will enjoy the friendly staff and excellent service at the Monk’s Hole.

Walking Tours in Brugge, Belgium

Create Your Own Walk in Brugge

Create Your Own Walk in Brugge

Creating your own self-guided walk in Brugge is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
City Orientation Walking Tour

City Orientation Walking Tour

The famous medieval city of Brugge preserves many amazing landmarks within its walls. The grain mills will show you how flour was made, and the statues located around the city will reveal the lives of the important personalities of medieval Brugge. Take your camera and a look at the most fascinating attractions Brugge can offer.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 km
Museums and Galleries Tour II

Museums and Galleries Tour II

The historic city of Brugge has splendid museums and galleries for everyone to see and admire. Both medieval and contemporary art can be seen here, in the "Venice of the North." It’s amazing how this medieval city has guarded such incontestably valuable treasures, which are on the must-see list of every visitor to Brugge.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 km
Cultural Walking Tour

Cultural Walking Tour

The medieval city of Brugge is home to many amazing cultural venues. In 2002, Brugge was honored with the title of European Capital of Culture. It boasts of its grand Royal Theater and of the Concertgebouw, where one can hear contemporary music or watch ballet performances. It is a city of possibilities where artists can show the world what they are made of.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 km
Architecture Walking Tour

Architecture Walking Tour

The Historic Town of Brugge hides stunning architectural monuments within its egg-shaped boundary. It is the home of both modern and medieval masterpieces, and each corner of the town has something that will create a deep and lasting impression. Take this tour and start looking for the exciting architectural treasures of Brugge.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 km
Places of Worship Tour

Places of Worship Tour

It is not a big secret that some of the most beautiful churches in the world are located in the medieval city of Brugge. Built in the Gothic and Baroque architectural styles, the churches are among the most popular sites in the city. Take this tour to discover for yourself the religious jewels of Brugge.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 km
Museums and Galleries Tour I

Museums and Galleries Tour I

Brugge is the capital of West Flanders, Belgium. It is an egg-shaped historic city with an impressive collection of museums and galleries that tell the history of the city from different points of view and also reveal the contemporary side of the city. Take this tour to lose yourself in the medieval atmosphere of Brugge.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Brugge for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Brugge has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Brugge, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.