Historic Centre of Brugge, Bruges

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Step into Old World charm in Historic Centre of Brugge. Once a medieval settlement, this quiet city center still features preserved Gothic buildings and was at one time considered to be a major commercial city, due mainly to its port. Walk the cobbled streets to find endless chocolate shops, pubs featuring doubles and triples, and a mix of architectural styles. View the historic city on a boat tour through the canals, or sit back during a carriage ride through the canal-lined streets. If you've seen the film "In Bruges," you may want to take a guided tour, which can pinpoint major locations from the film. Add Historic Centre of Brugge and other attractions to your Bruges trip itinerary using our Bruges vacation tool.
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  • Our day trip to Bruges was one of the highlights of our three-week continental Europe trip in the summer of 2019. We took a train from Ghent and spent a whole day there, but we could have easily...  more »
  • It was so pleasant just to sit on the patios of Brew Pubs and enjoy the scenery, and fine beer. Highly recommend cruising the canals in the longboats, well worth the small cost. The commentary by...  more »
  • This cute little perfect town is where I would come back to and spend more time. I loved how clean, historic, and charming the entire city was. Very pedestrian friendly, great restaurants, and the...  more »

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