Top 20 Experiences in Bruges
Best of Belgium: Bruges and Ghent Shore Excursion from Zeebrugge
From the picturesque Market Square in Bruges to the stunning St. Bavon's Cathedral in Ghent, our exclusive tour will give you the full experience. With each element tailored to your ship's schedule, you'll be free from the stress of planning and overseeing your trip, while our experienced guide ensures you are comfortable and fully experience the beauty of Belgium's cities. Admire the architecture, the complexity of the culture and taste the delicacies of Belgian cuisine without sacrificing comfort and convenience. Join us and turn this one day in Bruges and Ghent into a package of unforgettable memories.
Guided tour of Bruges and Boat Trip
Bruges is considered the medieval city par excellence and the "Venice of the North". Find out why each of these nicknames has been given to it by walking through its nooks and secrets on foot with an expert guide. It ends with a boat ride through its canals.
Round-Trip Shuttle Service from Zeebrugge to Bruges
Cruise Express Return Shuttle Service Your cruise shuttle to Bruges provides a return shuttle service from your cruise ship to Bruges and back at regular intervals (max. waiting time 30 min.), so no delay in getting to Bruges and back from your cruise ship. Shuttles leave Zeebrugge between 8.30AM-12PM (noon), and return from Bruges in the afternoon. The schedule in the afternoon depends on the departure time of your cruise ship. First bus back: 4 hours prior to final embarkment/ last bus back: 1 hour prior to final embarkment. Shuttles every 30 minutes.
Belgian Chocolate Workshop in Bruges
Learn the basics of chocolate making, we provide you everything you need & assistance from start to finish. You get to take your very own handmade chocolates home in a nice golden box + taste amazing hot chocolate! We provide you all the recipe and necessary knowledge so you can do it by yourself at home later on! While other workshops are limited to dipping stuff in the chocolate, in our workshop you really learn how to make pralines yourself, from scratch!
The Waffles 'n Beer Workshop
1) Belgian beer tasting: At first, we will have a beer tasting experience. You will taste 3 different kinds of Belgian beers and we provide some interesting background information about the beer. Out of these beers you will have to choose one that will be added to the waffle batter. 2) Belgian Brussels Waffle baking class: Afterwards everyone will get behind a cooking station (2 persons per station) and will learn how to make his/her own waffle batter with beer. We will take you step by step through the process of making the waffle batter. 3) Food pairing and tasting: In the end you can bake your own Brussels waffles and enjoy them with the according topping and the beer you chose in the beginning of the experience. You can bake/eat as much waffles as you want. In the end you will receive the recipe so you can take our expertise back home with you.
Guided boat trip and walk
Explore Bruges with a small group. The qualified guide will show you the beautiful places in the historic center. Around every corner you will be surprised by a beautiful view. You will see the stately town hall, picturesque squares and impressive facades. This medieval city has well preserved its special features. A boat trip is a fantastic way to discover the hidden corners in a relaxed way. Afterwards, the local guide will take you further along the Boniface Bridge, green courtyards and beautiful alleys.
The 10 Tastings of Bruges With Locals: Private Food Tour
Eat your way through Bruges' culinary scene on a private food tour. Go on a delicious journey as you try 10 of the best food items beloved by the locals: from savory to sweet and local drinks; this tour will leave every foodie satisfied! Enjoy tastings typical of the local cuisine and hand-picked by a local guide passionate about food like Brussels Waffle and Coffee and Belgium Frites. But that's not it! This tour is more than just food; it's a cultural experience! In between food stops, you'll also find city highlights making this experience a well-rounded tour that will satisfy every foodie. Withlocals The 10 Tastings Private Food Tour™ is one of the Withlocals' signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local produce and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.
Chocolate Workshop at Choco-Story Brugge
Workshop at Choco-Story Brugge (1h workshop) Self guided museum visit with demonstration and tasting included. With our chocolatier, children (minimum age 6) and adults learn to make mendiants and make chocolate lollipops!
Private Historical Tour: The Highlights of Bruges
Walk around Bruges with a private guide, explore the historic centre and travel back in time to the golden days of Bruges. On our journey through the beautiful heart of town our guide will tell you the stories of love, glory and fortune, but also of intrigue, war and conflict. Our guide can also advise you on where to eat and where to drink during your stay. By the end of the tour you'll know more than a local!
Private Vimy and Belgium Canadian Battlefield Tour from Bruges
Stand in the tunnels in Vimy, walk in the trenches where Canadian troops stood in April 1917. See the CWGC's largest cemetery in Europe, come to see the Brooding Soldier where the first gas attack took place. Attend the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres. See the dressing station where John McRae wrote the poem "In Flanders Fields".
Bruges Private Culinary Tour with 8 Tastings
Experience the unique food identity of the people of Bruges with this culinary tour of Burgundy. 8 luxury tastings which defines our soul. Visit all the exclusive traditional food shops in Bruges.
Full Day Private Shore Tour in Bruges from Zeebrugge Cruise Port
Experience our Private Full Day Shore Excursion tailored exclusively for Cruise Ship Passengers! Embark on a serene journey through the picturesque landscapes of Belgium as you make your way to the heart of the city. Upon your arrival, meet your seasoned tour guide, ready to lead you on an enchanting tour of Bruges. Discover the awe-inspiring allure of the Rosary Quay, marvel at the grandeur of Belfry of Bruges, and capture iconic moments at landmarks like the The Market Square, Basilica of the Holy Blood, St Bonifacius Bridge, and many more. Indulge in delectable local cuisine and explore a myriad of unique souvenirs to commemorate your journey. Our excursions are meticulously designed to align with your ship's schedule, allowing you to savor every moment without the worry of returning to your ship on time. We'll greet you directly at the port and ensure you return with ample time to relax and relish your day.
Australian Battlefields Private Tour in Flanders from Bruges
You will stand in the footsteps of the Australian soldiers in Fromelles, Ploegsteert and Messines. You will see some of the mine craters laid by the 1st Australian Tunneling Cie. Polygoon Wood, and Passendale will be visited. You will finish your day at the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres
Private Culinary & history tour
Explore Bruges in style and combine the great history of Bruges with Belgian culinary tastings. Combine the great history of Bruges with 4 culinary tastings. The service is offered by an official licensed city guide.
Highlights & Hidden Gems With Locals: Best of Bruges Private Tour
This is not just another city tour; this is the best of Bruges from a unique perspective! Get to know Bruges on a city tour that gives you the perfect overview, with city highlights, hidden gems, storytelling, and a local treat - this tour has it all! Forget about big touristy groups and the crowds; it's time to see Bruges at its best but from the eyes of a local. Check out main landmarks like Burg Square, The Markt, De Halve Maan and uncover hidden gems and city secrets with the help of a knowledgeable local guide. And the cherry on top, a local treat is included. Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems Private City Tour™ is one of Withlocals' signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local produce and prevent over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.
Private Evening Tour: The Dark Side of Bruges
Discover the fascinating history, myths and legends that surround this beautiful city on a walking tour of Bruges at night with an expert local guide. Get off the beaten track and discover a side of Bruges most tourists never get to see. The tour takes about 1.5 hours and ends in front of a very cool local pub called the Bauhaus!
Private shore excursion from Zeebrugge to Bruges with driver and guide
Make the best out of your cruise stop in Zeebrugge and discover the magical city of Bruges. The city is known worldwide as an open air museum. Bruges old historical center has been declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. This private tour includes transfer from the port to the city and return later on the day to the port. Your guide will be at your disposition in Bruges during 3 hours to help you discover this beautiful city by foot. Enjoy the beautiful city of Bruges in this walking tour.
Bruges, Guided Retro Biketour: Highlights and Hidden Gems
Crossing the city while telling you true stories and amazing legends about the rich history of Bruges. Discovering the hidden gems and introducing you to the authentic atmosphere of my dazzling city. Bruges, not only UNESCO World Heritage, but also my home town where I live and work. As a local, I know this city by heart and it would be my pleasure to show you all of Bruges' finest ins and outs.
Horse-Drawn Carriage ride and guided walk
Enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride through the historic center of Bruges. Discover Bruges highlights while leaning back. The coachmen will take you along cobblestone roads, picturesque bridges and the romantic canals. Afterwards the guide will tell you the local legends and show the beauty of this Unesco World Heritage City.
BeerWalk Bruges (English guide)
Discover this medieval city which revolves around 25 tales of beers and brewing with a fascinating beer tour. In approximately three hours, you will travel through the ages from 1000 A.D. to the actual Bruges today. 5 beer tastings of different beers and an official BeerWalk glass are included in the price. Bruges is well known for its secret hideways and amazing sites, but its world class beers which are steeped in history and tradition, are probably the best kept secret in town.