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Ghent and Bruges Day Trip from Brussels

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  • Location: Brussels, Belgium
  • Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2200DEB02

Discover medieval history and Belgian mystery on this Ghent and Bruges day trip from Brussels. Explore the historic, UNESCO-listed cities of Ghent and Bruges — two of Flanders' special gems — with your guide. Visit top attractions such as St Bavo’s Cathedral, the ancient port, St Nicholas’ Church and the Castle of the Counts of Flanders in Ghent. Travel by coach through the Belgian and Flemish countryside to Bruges. There, marvel at Minnewater and wander cobblestone streets to the impressive Market Square and the Chapel of the Holy Blood.


Highlights

  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Led by a local guide

Following a morning pickup from your hotel in Brussels, meet your guide and hop aboard your air-conditioned coach for the 1-hour journey to the UNESCO World Heritage city of Ghent, widely considered among the most beautiful cities in Belgium.

Begin your tour with a visit to St Bavo’s Cathedral, home of world-famous late-medieval treasures such as the painting, ‘Mystic Lamb’. Admire the cathedral’s ornate interior and learn of its impressive history from your guide.

Leave St Bavo’s behind and head onward for a walking tour of Ghent. Take in top city attractions such as the belfry, St Nicholas’ Church, the Castle of the Counts of Flanders (Gravensteen) and the historic buildings and medieval port at the Graslei.

Continue on to the neighboring city of Bruges — also UNESCO-listed — with your guide and wander the cobblestone streets of the romantic Minnewater (Lake of Love). Here, perhaps take time to enjoy a little lunch at a nearby café or restaurant (own expense).

Afterward, begin your walking tour and discover why so many people from across the world fall in love with this beautiful Belgian city. Take in Saint John’s Hospital, Our Lady’s Church with the statue by Michelangelo (optional), City Hall, the Market Square and the medieval Chapel of the Holy Blood.

At the conclusion of your walking tour, perhaps enjoy a boat tour along Bruges’ picturesque canals (own expense) and soak up the city views from a different angle.

When it’s time to depart from Bruges, hop back aboard your coach for the 1.5-hour journey back to Brussels where your tour will come to an end.



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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Select Brussels city hotels or central departure point
Departure Time:
9am
Hotel pickups commence 30 minutes prior to this time
Duration:
9 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 7pm

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Ghent and Bruges Day Trip from Brussels

Ghent and Bruges Day Trip

Inclusions:
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Boat cruise (approx. 7.60 euros)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entrance fee St. Bavo Cathedral (approx. 4 euros)
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • Access to the Mystic Lamb at St Bavo's Cathedral is not possible on Sundays
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Cristina R, May 2015

Loved this tour! Brugges was magical, the chocolates are to die for and the experience just plain fun!

Reviewed by: Hayley G, May 2015

Awesome tour!

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