Day trip to Ghent and Bruges from Brussels

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Discover two jewels of Flanders, during this day trip to Ghent and Bruges. Do not leave Belgium without having visited these two charming cities located near Brussels.

Highlights

  • Performed in French, English
  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Explore the streets of the city on a walking tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Visit with local guide

After an hour's drive through the picturesque countryside of Belgium, you arrive in Ghent. Here you will visit Saint Bavo's Cathedral, the painting of the famous "Mystical Lamb" (optional, closed on Sundays).



During your city tour of Ghent, you will see important buildings from the Middle Ages, such as the Belfry, the Church of Saint Nicholas and the Castle of the Counts of Flanders.

Then, while driving through the Flemish countryside to Bruges, you can listen to the history of Flanders, Ghent and Bruges via a provided headset. Upon arrival in Bruges, you will visit the Lake of Love (Minnewater) and the Beguinage (convent). Enjoy free time for lunch (not included) before starting your walking tour to discover the Church of Our Lady with a statue of Michelangelo, the Market Square with the Belfry and the Town Hall Square (Burg) with the Chapel of Holy Blood.

After the walk, you can take an optional cruise along the canals. You will leave Bruges around 18:30 p.m.



Detailed schedule

Starting point:
Choose among the town halls of Brussels.

Departure time:
Departure at 9h00

Return details:
Return to the starting point around 19:00 p.m.

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