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Immerse yourself in the medieval majesty and rich historical heritage of Ghent and Bruges on a full-day trip from Brussels. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, marvel at the UNESCO-listed city of Ghent as you visit legendary landmarks like the Castle of the Counts, St Bavo’s Cathedral and the picturesque old port. Then, travel through the verdant Belgian countryside to Bruges in order to witness the architectural beauty and winding waterways of the iconic city. Stroll quaint cobbled streets on the way to Market Square and absorb the sacred ambience of the Chapel of the Holy Blood during your comprehensive tour of the city.


  • Full-day trip to the UNESCO-listed cities of Ghent and Bruges from Brussels
  • Discover top city attractions such as St Bavo’s Cathedral and the Castle of the Counts of Flanders in Ghent
  • Take a scenic drive through the Belgian and Flemish countryside
  • Wander the cobbled streets around Bruges’ romantic Minnewater (Lake of Love)
  • Explore City Hall, the Market Square and the medieval Chapel of the Holy Blood with your guide
  • Tour includes round-trip travel from Brussels

What You Can Expect

Ghent and Bruges Day Trip from Brussels

Explore the best of Ghent and Bruges on your day trip from Brussels

Depart from your Brussels hotel in a spacious, air-conditioned vehicle and get acquainted with your knowledgeable guide during the scenic 1-hour journey to Ghent. Disembark at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city, considered one of Belgium’s most beautiful, and embark on a comprehensive tour with your accomplished guide.

Begin at the sacred structure of St Bavo’s Cathedral, home to late-medieval treasures like the ‘Mystic Lamb’ painting. Delve into the building's rich history by listening to your guide’s commentary (entrance optional) and then embark on an explorative walking tour of Ghent to see the city’s most legendary landmarks.

Meander through charming streets to the Castle of the Counts of Flanders (Gravensteen), St Nicolas’ Church and the ancient port of Graslei as your guide recounts local legends and entertaining anecdotes. After your enriching tour, return to your vehicle and travel to the beguiling city of Bruges to witness more historical wonders.

On arrival, stroll the quaint cobbled streets of the UNESCO-listed city to Minnewater (Lake of Love) and revitalize with lunch at a café overlooking the beautiful body of water (own expense). Afterwards, begin your walking tour of the splendid city and see cultural highlights like the City Hall, Market Square and the Chapel of the Holy Blood.

Opt to see Bruges from a different perspective during an idyllic boat tour of the city’s winding waterways at your own expense. After thorough exploration, return to your comfortable vehicle and relax during the 1.5-hour journey back to Brussels, where the tour concludes.

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Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018



5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

This was an excellent day trip. Tour guide was extremely knowledgeable, pleasant and well organised. We were given sufficient time in both cities. Would highly recommend this tour.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Perfect experience to see both cities in one day

Mandy S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

I would highly recommend this tour to anyone. Both places were great and our guide was very informative. There was great chocolate everywhere and beautiful sights to see!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Well worth it

Mandar M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

A day well spent roaming through the quaint towns of Ghent and Brugge. Stefan was highly energetic and filled us in with the rich history of each place. a highly recommended tour !

Svetlana G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

The tour provider was Brusseles city tour. Our tour guide, Stephan, was greate. The only issue was that the tour was bilingual and it worked well for the walking part, but not as great inside the bus. Stephan was very attentive: he knew when to feed us, when to tell a joke, when to have a bathroom break. The tour was full of information and fun.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

This tour was even better than we could have possibly expected. Everything was very well organized. Our guide was incredibly knowledgeable and engaging. This was my 23 year old son’s first trip to Europe. He said he thought this tour was going to be boring, but absolutely loved it. Don’t miss it!

emilio s

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Great tour, really worth what you pay!!. Highly recomended

Manimala K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Very nice tour and experience. Weather wasnt so great but tour was great.
Next time I will not opt to have lunch at the recommended place in Bruges as its expensive and takes a long time that it reduces your free time!

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