Belgium Flanders Bruges


A medieval Flemish city known for its picturesque canals, cobbled streets, and well-preserved Gothic architecture in Belgium.

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Home to one of Europe’s most magical Christmas markets, Bruges (also spelt “Brugge”) is an must-visit spot if you’re a lover of the holiday season. Once you’ve had your fill of Belgian waffles and Gluhwein, wander up to the top of the Belfry for spectacular views of the city— it’s worth every one of the 366 steps. On your way to the Chocolate Museum you’ll pass plenty of canals and cobbled streets, while the Gruuthuse Hof restaurant (one of the oldest in the area) will provide the backdrop for an authentic dinner. If you’re feeling particularly indulgent, head to the Chocolate Cafe and feast your eyes (and your stomach) upon the extensive hot chocolate menu. If you find yourself falling in love with Belgian architecture and festive markets, hop on a train to nearby Ghent: a university town offering more beautiful sights a mere 25 minutes away. 

georgierdarling 5 years ago

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