Spend a week of luxury in Bruges from 782 €
Spend a week of luxury in Bruges

Spend a week of luxury in Bruges

Visit one of the best preserved medieval cities in the world

Themes: Romantic Nature History Summer

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04/09/2019 11/09/2019

Bruges

About the city

Bruges is Europe’s sleeping beauty. It is the best-preserved example of northern Renaissance architecture in Europe, with the beauty of its romantic canals and remarkable facades matched only by its art. Bruges is a museum pulled inside out, displayed with loving touch and subtlety that most curators can only dream of. After dark buildings and canals are beautifully illuminated and the sight is just breathtaking. The centre of town is the Markt, a gorgeous square presided by the remarkable Beffroi, a medieval bell tower and one of the city's most prominent symbols. For a beautiful panorama of the city’s circular perimeter, climb the steps of the Beffroi. The 14th century Stadhuis, the town hall, is a good example of flamboyant Gothic architecture. Many Flemish masters worked in Bruges, some of their masterpieces are housed in the excellent Groeninge Museum. The perfectly preserved medieval tower of Our Lady's Church is the highest tower in Bruges. The Church of our Lady contains Michelangelo´s soft and touching Madonna and Child, there is also a fantastically ornate wood pulpit. Located in the right-hand corner of Burg Square, the Basilica of the Holy Blood, dating from 1150, is made up of a Romanesque lower chapel and a Gothic upper chapel. Two levels are strikingly different: the Romanesque lower level is austere with little ornamentation, whereas the Gothic upper level is pulses with colourful detail. The two chapels are connected by a grand brick staircase, which climbs behind the grand facade facing the square. Today’s stairs and facade are a 19th-century reconstruction of the 1533 Renaissance versions, demolished during the French occupation following the French Revolution. The Minnewater, dubbed Lake of Love, and its lovely park is one of the first things you see in the city of Bruges, when arriving by train or coach. The lake and surrounding park offer an excellent retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city`s sights and streets. The many resident swan couples form the finishing touch to its romantic character. At the Lake of Love Bruges seems even more picturesque than usual. Charmingly medieval, Bruges is a unique place. Strolling along its alleys, picturesque canals and verdant ramparts you cannot but fall hopelessly in love with her elegant mysteriousness.

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Hotel Dukes' Palace Bruges

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  • At 1.3 km from the center
  • Prinsenhof, 8 5, Bruges 8000
Occupying a prime location in Bruges' historic old town, this charming hotel is a magnificent enhancement to this unique Unesco World Heritage City. Guests will find restaurants, bars, pubs and shops in the hotel's immediate vicinity and Brussels Air...
  • Twin/Double room - Superior (1)

  • BED AND BREAKFAST

  • 7 Accommodation nights

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Guided Tour of Bruges - In Spanish

day 1 - At 10:30am
Known as the Venice of the North, Bruges is one of the most visited medieval cities in Europe, attracting 4 million tourists a year. On this one day guided tour with a Spanish guide, you’ll get to know the city and its historic heart.

During the tour, you’ll see the Lake of Love, Walplein Square, Stoofstraat, Old St. John's Hospital, the Church of Our Lady, Gruuthusemuseum, Dijver Canal, Basilica of the Holy Blood, Market Square, St Salvator’s Cathedral, the City Hall and many more. After the tour you have four hours of free time to wander the streets, taste some Belgian chocolate and stroll along the famous lace shops.

Languages
Spanish.

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Voucher type: Printed
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Location
Starting point:
Bargeplein

End point: Same as starting point

Schedule
Duration: 2,5 Hours

Guiding options
Guiding type: Guide\n
1 Insurances
  • Insurance (Insurance Inclusion Intermundial Travelc) - Region (Single Country Continent) - Days (8)

Summary

Spend a week of luxury in Bruges
Spend a week of luxury in Bruges