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COVID-19 UPDATE

Welcome to everyone wishing and able to visit our city! In Bruges, we will welcome you safely and with open arms. Before you leave, please consult the most important government guidelines regarding travel to and from Belgium as well as a status update on the local measures.

  • Best of Bruges Deal

    Exclusively for UK residents: Book a stay of at least 2 nights in Bruges and enjoy the exclusive free Best of Bruges Deal worth 50 euros.

  • 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.

  • 8 x spring in Bruges

    The days are getting longer, the sun is getting stronger. Both nature and the city are coming back to life. Let yourself be inspired by the following wholesome spring activities.

  • UNESCO World Heritage

    Retaining the mysteries of the Middle Ages and unashamedly exuberant, Bruges has been an international metropolis for centuries. Its history has made it great, a fact that garnered it the title of a Unesco World Heritage City.

  • The highlights

    You’ve only really seen Bruges if you’ve visited the classics. From the Rozenhoedkaai and the Market Square, through the Lake of Love and the canals, to the Beguinage, the almshouses and much more.

  • Local Love

    Don't miss out on a visit to these shops! Bruges already has quite a few shops that offer that bit more: authentic addresses that continue to surprise you with a sophisticated and original range.

  • Food and drink

    From award-winning Michelin-starred restaurants, authentic ‘brown cafés’ and world-renowned ice cream parlours to trendy lunch spots, brunch places and fancy cocktail bars, Bruges is sure to delight your taste buds.

  • Staying overnight in Bruges

    After an action packed day, discover Bruges by night to really get to know the city. Breathe in the historical silence and experience the city as it gradually wakes up and stretches sleepily in the morning sun. What are you waiting for?

  • Guided tours

    Exploring Bruges is a great way to get to know this many-facetted city. You can book a tour with an officially registered tour guide via Visit Bruges.

  • Download here your walk on your own

    Exploring Bruges on your own? Excellent idea! We've worked out a few themed walks especially for you that you can do perfectly on your own.

  • Streets and squares full of stories

    Bruges is full of squares and special streets. Some hidden, others magnificent, all calling for your attention. In short, streets and squares full of stories where you’ll want to linger for hours.

  • Bruges wins sixth place in 'small cities world' category Condé Nast Traveler's Awards

    The market-leading travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler based these awards on the ratings and reviews of more than 800,000 readers of their recent travel experiences.

  • Underneath the Shade We Lay Grounded. Otobong Nkanga

    Underneath the Shade We Lay Grounded. Otobong Nkanga

    • 25/06/2022 - 25/09/2022

    The oeuvre of the internationally respected artist Otobong Nkanga is a multi-faceted, including d...

  • imagineBruges

    Imagine you are on your way to visit Bruges...

  • Festival summer 2022

    We have been waiting for a long time, but it’s finally here: the Bruges festival summer is back and promises to be one to remember!

  • The foiling Dutchman

    Dutch surfer Roderick Pijls took up the challenge of covering the 1.1 km course from the brewery De Halve Maan to the Rozenhoedkaai while surfing on the canals. Now that's a whacky way to discover the city!

  • The Theatre recounts

    The Theatre recounts

    • 15/07/2022 - 29/08/2022

    This summer, the Bruges Royal Municipal Theatre will open its doors once again.

  • Accessibility

    Read here how you can smoothly find your way to and around Bruges.

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