• Location: Paris, France
  • Duration: 14 hours (approx.)
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Spend a day exploring the picturesque Belgian town of Bruges on a day trip from Paris. This canal-filled city has the well-earned nickname of Little Venice of the North, and it also happens to have an incredibly well-preserved historic town center. Enjoy a guided walking tour, plus free time to see the town on your own.

Highlights

  • Day trip from Paris to Bruges
  • Guided walking tour of Bruges' beautiful medieval center
  • Get free time to shop or visit museums
  • Enjoy a canal cruise (April to October only)
  • Round-trip transport from France to Belgium included

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What You Can Expect

Guided Bruges Day Trip from Paris

Bruges, the Venice of the North

Board an air-conditioned coach in Paris for the scenic drive into Belgium through the northern part of France. Bruges sits in northern Belgium, near the North Sea, in the region known as Flanders.

Despite the history of war in this area, the medieval center of Bruges is amazingly well-preserved—so much so that the historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Your visit to Bruges begins with a guided walking tour of the charming Medieval center, including ornately decorated buildings, the Saint-Sang Basilica on Place du Bourg, the Beguine Convent, the Gothic City Hall, and the 12th-century Markt Square with its iconic bell tower.

After the walking tour, take a brief canal cruise (for summer visits from April to October) to see this charming city from the water, followed by free time to explore Bruges on your own. (Visitors during the rest of the year go straight from the walking tour to leisure time in Bruges.) Take advantage of your free time to see Flemish art museums, shops selling handmade lace, or enticing Belgian chocolate shops.

Your tour ends with a ride back to Paris.

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Customer Reviews

Roger S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

The guide was fabulous. She was very informative and thoughtful. The day was very long on the bus, but she kept us informed of what to expect.

Christina P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2018

Bruges is a quaint place to visit. The city is full of delights....beer, chocolate, waffles, canals, famous art. Worth the trip!

Lanna C United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2018

Loved the tour.

Michelle C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2018

Take advantage and travel to another country and back while you're in Paris! We wanted to take full advantage of our time in Europe, and this was the perfect treat! It's been a year since our trip and we still can't stop talking about a day trip to Bruges!

Patty

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Getting up early was not so great, but this day trip to Bruges was totally worth it! My 19 yr old daughter loved it and my husband enjoyed it too. If you haven't watched the movie, In Bruges, then you must before heading there.

Lynda B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Had a great time on this day trip. The Guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. The right amount of guided time and independent time on my own. I will plan to do other trips in the future,

scaceda

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Very good tour !!!

Sahil P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Beer and Chocolate!

bchap0310

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

This place is a hidden gem! My husband and I loved it! If your a traveler like us and want to see more places/ countries while your in Paris this is the perfect cute little town! Highly recommended! They have a horse and a carriage you can ride for $50 euros (cash only) and a Rivera cruise.

Naomi D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Beautiful city with a lot of charm and friendly people who spoke very good English. Walked around to see the sights, enjoyed traditional beef stew with delicious cherry beer so good we bought some to take back to Paris with us, and sampled multiple chocolate shops. Very nice day tour and the 4 hour bus ride is not bad. The tour guide was for both English and Spanish so she switched back and forth.

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