Bruges is considered the most romantic city in Belgium. Due to the numerous of intersecting the city canals it is called the northern Venice or Flemish Venice. The Middle-aged houses, cobbled streets, the cosy character of the city create unique and sentimental mood. The Bruges Old City is considered one of the most prevailed Middle-aged city in Europe and it has been entered entirely onto the world heritage UNESCO list. The Grote Markt is the centre of the city, this is where the famous Belfort tower is situated. It is worth spending Euro 10 to see the Bruges panorama from that over 80 meters high tower. Burg is the believed to be the oldest part of the city. Here you will come across the most beautiful monuments of Bruges, like Heilig Bloed Basiliek Basilica and the Middle-aged Stadhuis Town Hall. Visiting Bruges is also a perfect opportunity to taste the Belgian chips, beer and the Belgian chocolate, of course! The numerous pubs, bars and the smelly chocolateries with beautiful shop windows will satisfy any whim. Bruges can be visited in various ways. The walk throughout the city will take no longer then 2-3 hours, but you may also try a boat! The city from the water perspective looks magnificent. The bike lovers will also be satisfied as it is the most popular way of commuting, Holland alike.
Train to Bruges
The main train station in the city is the Station Brugge, located within 15 minutes walk from the old town. The station serves train connections to Ghent, Brussels and Antwerp. Due to small distances between the cities and modern train services, travelling by train in Belgium is fast and comfortable. The train tickets for those connections are available through Polishtrains.eu.
The most popular attractions in Bruges:
- Heilig Bloed Basiliek Basilica
- Grote Markt
- The Beer Museum
- Stadhuis Town Hall
- Belfort Tower
Railway stations in Bruges: