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Kerstshopping - Wintergloed

There are 24 shopping days in Bruges during the festive period. Shopping in the historic city centre is more unique than ever before thanks to the beautifully decorated streets and squares. Feast your eyes and enjoy the winter atmosphere, as well as discovering the many creative makers, inspiring concept stores and lovely little boutiques which Bruges has to offer. 

In addition, Steenstraat is car-free every day (between 1.00 p.m. and 6.00 p.m.), Katelijnestraat (from Ankerplein towards the centre) is low-traffic every day (between 1.00 p.m. and 6.00 p.m.), Geldmuntstraat and Zuidzandstraat are low-traffic every Saturday and Sunday (between 1.00 p.m. and 6.00 p.m.), plus you benefit from free public transport. 

So no needless searching for a parking space – the bus will pick you up!
Mark the shopping days in your calendar and find here all the practical information to make your shopping trip a pleasant one! 

The shopping days 2023 (with free bus transport)

  • Saturday 25 November and Sunday 26 November
  • Saturday 2 December and Sunday 3 December
  • Saturday 9 December and Sunday 10 December
  • Every day from Saturday 16 December to Sunday 31 December
  • Saturday 6 January and Sunday 7 January 2024

During these shopping days as well as during the 'Warmste week' (an annual solidarity action by VRT, the public broadcaster of the Flemish Community in Belgium), you can travel for free on De Lijn buses.