Things to see and do - Bruges
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Bruges : Michelin's recommendations
Situated at a trading crossroads in northern Flanders, Bruges became a commercial capital from the 12C. Its wealth made it beautiful – the centre is now a Unesco World Heritage site – with churches, monuments and fine houses built around a network of canals, giving it the nickname Venice of the North. Bruges is also the birthplace of Flemish painting, and has long been renowned for its flags and lacemaking, and its Ascension Day festivities culminating in the procession of the Holy Blood.
Tourist attractions Bruges : Things to see and do
Markt 7 B - 8000 Brugge
These two buildings form a lovely arrangement of polished brickwork. The belfry is the largest in Belgium and a symbol of the city of Bruges. It can be seen from miles around next to the other steeples in the city. Its massive tower dates back to the..
Rozenhoedkaai B - 8000 Brugge
This very pleasant boat trip is a great way to see Bruges from another angle; its charm, quietness and romanticism. It is an ideal complement to a tour of the city on foot. At the end of the Spiegelrei (Mirror Embankment), you will see the statue of ..
Djiver 12 B - 8000 Brugge
Groeningemuseum houses a wonderful collection of paintings from the 15C to the present day. Its collection of early Flemish painting alone warrants a visit. These masterpieces symbolise the genius of Bruges. On show here are some of the most famous p..
Niklaas Desparsstraat 9 B - 8000 Bruges
Prix Prices from : 110 €
This hotel offers rooms in the centre of Bruges only 130 metres from the central Market Square and the Belfry of Bruges. Hotel Marcel benefits from a terrace and a bar. Guests can also store bicycles at the hotel. Hotel Marcel has rooms with a flat-..
Cordoeaniersstraat 16-18 B - 8000 Bruges
Prix Prices from : 90 €
Hotel Cordoeanier is located in the heart of Bruges, behind the Market Square. You can easily discover the city from here. The hotel rooms of Hotel Cordoeanier have private facilities. An extensive and complimentary breakfast buffet is available in ..
Niklaas Desparsstraat 11 B - 8000 Bruges
Prix Prices from : 206 €
Once built as a private mansion in 1869 and later in the hands of bankers, this magnificent 19th century classical building has been renovated and converted into the Relais & Châteaux Hotel Heritage. The hotel is just 50 metres away from the market s..
Leisure activities Bruges
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Forget paying excessive taxi fares to get from your hotel to Gare du Midi! Book this departure transfer and travel with ease from your Bruges hotel to the railway station in air-conditioned comfort! This transfer service departs hourly and is ava..
Explore Flanders’ World War I battlefields on a full-day tour from Bruges, following in the footsteps of soldiers from around the world. With an expert guide at your side, put the scale of Belgian’s WWI battles into a semblance of perspective with vi..
Book a private departure transfer from your Bruges hotel to Brussels International Airport to make sure you arrive at the airport stress-free. Don't spend extra time waiting for a taxi – just sit back and relax in a comfortable minivan. This trans..
Molenmeers 2 B - 8000 Brugge
Refter means 'refectory' in Flemish, but don't be misled as it is far from a canteen. Backed up against De Karmeliet, the three-star parent establishment, Refter has forged its own distinctive reputation and is firmly rooted in Flemish traditions. Ro..
St-Jakobsstraat 58 B - 8000 Brugge
Big slabs of venison or thick slices of foie gras are just some of the generous dishes on offer on Kurt's menu. Everything is homemade and the chef has no qualms about mixing a classical repertory with more unexpected recipes.
Ezelstraat 21 B - 8000 Brugge
This contemporary-style bistro has a limited but appetising menu serving traditional fare, stews and more contemporary recipes. It is superfluous to mention the house speciality! Lunch and menus at great prices.
Koningin Astridlaan 100 B - 8200 Sint-Michiels
Even if you don't like brawn, chances are you will appreciate the concept. Seated at the counter, you can watch the chef at work. Creative cuisine and takeaway dishes.
Meestraat 7 B - 8000 Brugge
Take a seat in the sunshine and sample a glass of chilled Chardonnay while you wait for an excellent meal. You may find it difficult to choose between the waterside terrace and the warm, romantic, mezzanine dining room but the contemporary, generous ..
Philipstockstraat 23 B - 8000 Brugge
Anyone who has ever found peeling shrimps tiresome will adore this friendly address that saves you the bother! Find a delicious Franco-Belgian menu brimming with a host of delicious and delicate flavours.