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  • Location:Paris, France
  • Duration:14 hours (approx.)
Include a day trip to the charming town of Bruges in Belgium's Flemish region on your Paris holiday. You'll visit one of the most beautifully preserved medieval towns in Europe. In summer you'll cruise down Bruges famous canals and see why the city is known as the "Little Venice of the North".

Highlights

  • Day trip from Paris to Bruges
  • Guided walking tour of Bruges' beautiful medieval centre
  • Canal cruise (April to October)
  • Free time to shop or visit museums
  • Air-conditioned coach trip through France and Belgium
  • Illuminating commentary from your expert guide

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

This popular day trip takes you to one of Belgium's most appealing towns, where you'll get a walking tour and free time to explore. Don't forget to pick up some tasty Belgian chocolates to nibble on during the coach ride back to Paris!

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What You Can Expect

Paris to Bruges Day Trip

Bruges, Belgium

Your drive to Belgium takes you through northern France to Bruges, not far from the North Sea in northern Belgium. Bruges is a simply exquisite town. The intact medieval centre of this Unesco World Heritage site looks like a living canvas painted by a Flemish old master.

Upon arrival in Bruges, your guided tour begins with a walk through the city's medieval heart. Highlights include the magnificent Grand Place, quaint houses with elaborately decorated facades, the Halles (an outdoor market with a belfry), the Place du Bourg with the Saint-Sang Basilica, the Gothic-style Town Hall and the Beguine Convent.

In summer (April to October) you'll then take a short cruise down Bruges' canals to see this lovely old city from the water. You'll have free time afterwards to pursue your own interests, perhaps visiting the museums of Flemish art or browsing for handmade lace and Belgian chocolates.

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Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

This was a very enjoyable and lovely day in Bruges. Our bus, guide, and sites were all worth it, although we were sprinkled on as we took the canal ride. Wish we had more time and hope to visit again.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

This was a lovely day out. Our guide was friendly and gave us lots on information about Bruges but also many points of interest along the way. You get enough time in Bruge to do your own thing but the problem will always be that you can't see everything in 1 day. This is not a fault of the tour - there is simply too much too see in 1 day - this tour does everything it can to help you see and understand as much as possible in the time available.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Great trip although it was a long day with the bus ride being a little tedious. Loved Bruges. Absolutely beautiful city!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

FAntastic day trip...would definitely recommend.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Amazing tour. Bruges is a must see city. The drive was a bit long but the scenery was amazing. Great tour great tour guides.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Great tour of a quaint village! we had a great tour guide who was sensitive about keeping the group together even if there was a need to wait for a couple of people

Lori
United States of America

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

I highly recommend taking this tour!! It was beautiful and worth every penny. The weather was terrific and the chocolate even better!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

What a fun trip. Great guides and well organized day. It was unfortunate it rained the 3 out of 4 hours we were in the town or Bruges! How disappointing. But one can not control the weather. Gave us an opportunity to see art galleries and museums. And yes, definitely have the mussels!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The city was beautiful i thought 4 hours of the city tour itself was not sufficient unfortunately.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This day exceeded our already high expectations. Our tour guide, Joelle, was excellent - patient, informative, helpful, knowledgeable and a good cat-herder. The canal trip was simply amazing. The food, sights, beer, history and chocolate in this village are SO worth the trip.

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