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Wandelen in Brugge

Did you know that Bruges is the perfect city to explore on foot? All the must-sees are within a stone's throw of each other. And to discover the city's monumental locations, quiet and tranquil spots or a beautiful panorama, you don't need to travel far.

Discover Bruges while walking at your pace with these options:

  • The ‘Oooh! Bruges’ walking guide makes exploring Bruges on foot even more of an experience. Four atmospheric walking routes lead you by some breathtaking and surprising places in Bruges: with comprehensive information, cool tips and fun facts along the way.
  • With the Visit Bruges Route App, you can discover Bruges with a selection of exclusive discovery routes, including four Oooh! walks. Free, easy to use and full of surprising information, photos and interactive content.
  • Prefer to explore Bruges with a guide? Then join the exclusive ‘Bruges from the heart’ walking tour. A passionate guide will lead you by must-see highlights, historic buildings and hidden gems.
  • Feel like just losing yourself in the city at your own pace, gently meandering through the many picturesque streets? Excellent idea! We've developed several digital themed walks especially for you on Google Maps, which you can do perfectly on your own.
  • The elderly, visitors with a (temporary) disability or those in need of some extra comfort and care can walk around Bruges with peace of mind too. The brochureOooh! Bruges, accessible for everyone’ is your handy guide and guideline, including a mapped-accessible walking tour. 


Wandelgids Oooh! Brugge

Walking guide Oooh! Bruges

With the ‘Oooh! Bruges’ walking guide, you can discover four attractive walking routes taking in familiar, as well as less well-known places.
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Visit Bruges Route App

Visit Bruges Route App

Explore the World Heritage City with this free app, full of surprising information, interactive content and exclusive discovery routes.
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Hartelijk Brugge

Bruges from the heart - guided walking tour

Over two hours, a Bruges city guide will take you on a fascinating journey during this exclusive walking tour. A truly unique experience!
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Wandeling Instagrammable spots en viewpoints

Digital themed walks

Visiting some classics, finding Instagrammable hotspots or rather discovering some romantic places? With these digitally themed walks on Google Maps, Bruges is your oyster.
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Toegankelijkheid Brugge

Oooh! Bruges, accessible for everyone

A mapped-out accessible walk along tourist hotspots, accompanied by all kinds of practical information for preparing your stay in the city.
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Begeleide rondleiding in Brugge

Book guided tours or excursions on Explore Bruges

So you can experience and live Bruges to the fullest.


Frequently asked questions


Oooh! Bruges walking guide

You can buy the Oooh! Bruges walking guide for €3.50 in tourist offices Stationsplein (Railway Station)’t Zand (Concert Hall) and Markt (Historium).

The walking guide is available in English, Dutch, French, German, Spanish and Italian.

Browse through the free preview copy in your language.


Visit Bruges Route App

The Visit Bruges Route App is available for iOS and Android and can be downloaded for free from the Google Play and Apple App Stores.

The Visit Bruges Route App includes lots of photos and interactive content. It is best to download the free app in an environment with good WiFi connection and then launch the app for the first time. This ensures the app content loads smoothly. Then you can go out and use the app offline as well.

You can download the Visit Bruges Route App for free from the Google Play and Apple App Stores. The app automatically launches in the language of your device. You can always change your language from the menu in the app. The app is available in English, Dutch, French, German, Spanish and Italian.

When you first launch the app after downloading it, the app asks permission to use your location information. If you allow this, your location will be indicated on the map in real time during use. This way, you can see where you are and in which direction you should walk to follow the route.

Did you refuse the use of location data after the first launch, yet still want to allow it? You can, but you must then do this in your device's "settings". Under "permissions" or "authorisations," you can allow your location to be shared when you use the app.


"Bruges from the heart" guided walking tour

The guided Bruges from the heart walking tour is offered in English, Dutch, French and German.

The starting point of the Bruges from the heart walk is the courtyard of Historium, at Markt 1. Here is where you will also find the Markt (Historium) tourist office where you can book the walk as well.

You can book the Bruges from the heart walking tour quickly and easily online through Explore Bruges. A ticket costs €12.50. Children up to age 11 can join the walk for free. Payment is made online during the booking process. You can also book the walk in person during your stay in Bruges. Stop by the tourist office at Stationsplein (Railway Station) or Markt (Historium).

The Bruges from the heart walking tour is limited to 16 people per group. According to availability, you can book up to the day of the walk.

The group size of the exclusive Bruges from the heart walking tour is small. A maximum of 16 people can book on the guided tour. As such, you can fully enjoy the guide's stories and there is also time to ask questions.


Brochure " Oooh! Bruges, accessible for everyone"

You can pick up the brochure Oooh! Bruges, accessible for everyone for free at the tourist information offices Stationsplein (Railway Station)’t Zand (Concert Hall) and Markt (Historium).

The brochure is available in English, Dutch, French and German.

Browse through the preview copy in your language. Do you use reading software? Our brochure is also available in a digital format that is easily usable by people with visual impairments.