Travel Blogs from Brugge
... checking the Visitor's Books at each cemetery to see if we can come across any evidence of the North High connection visiting the same places we have been. This was all we could do of our tour (Flanders Fields Museum in Ieper being closed on Mondays and we have visited the Menin Gate twice for the 8pm service) so we followed Bob Shaw's recommendation and headed towards Poperinge to see the Lyssenthock Cemetery. This was a real highlight of our day. Our visit began in the very ...
... Antwerp, and Brugge declined. Today, modern designer stores, chocolate shops, and waffles and frites stands are popular with tourists as are horse-drawn carriage rides and canal boat cruises. I enjoyed walking around the medieval old town and coming across a different church, statue, or canal at each turn. However, I think one afternoon is enough time to see Brugge as it is quite compact and walkable. Tomorrow, I'll head back to Brussels and stay there for a couple of ...
... about to set up where we were enjoying our drinks.
After our food arrived, Grumpy Waiter told us we had 20 minutes to eat our food as the table he had moved us to was reserved. Luckily for us the people who reserved it were a very nice swiss/czech family who didn't mind sharing their table with us.
The band were fantastic, an authentic eastern european gypsy band. Apparently Czesky Krumlov is one of the few places in the czech republic where gypsies like them are welcomed ...
... lunch I decided to walk of some of the fat I had just consumed by walking to the outskirts of the town where there are four windmills along a canal. These aren't the first windmills I've seen on my trip, but they are the first ones I've seen that have wooden vanes. From the windmills I went back into the town center and bought myself another Belgian specialty, a waffle. I got mine covered with bananas and chocolate sauce. I'm counting the banana ...
... at the bells in time to see them play music (loud- but it was fun to see how they worked, pretty much just a giant version of a music box) and got a good view of the city from the top of the belfry.
The next thing on the list (also from the movie) was a boat tour. We were sitting in what the tour guide called the romantic spot on the boat (at the back) and the speakers didn't really work so we only caught every second word the guide said ...
Other places to stay in Brugge
Oude Burg 5, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $113
- Great location - good value for money.
- Perfect location
Boeveriestraat 2, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $120
- Nice hotel and a positive experience.
- Perfect location
Katelijnestraat 65B, Brugge | 2 star hotelfrom $117
- Graded this a B+, but it worked for what I needed
- Bog standard stay
- Good value for money
Handboogstraat 1, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $88
Katelijnestraat 65A, Brugge | 2 star hotelfrom $95
Burg 10, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $180
- Nothing special
- Excellent Location - If You Can Find It
- The Best
Chartreuseweg 20, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $81
St-Jakobsstraat 41, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $152
- Be careful - it's not all as rosey as it may seem!
- Great, Great, Great
- It really was the best!
Hoefijzerlaan 37, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $104
Potterierei 15, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $113
- Nice and quite, not too far from the town
- Nice hotel
- Nice hotel Little bit like Venice
Cordoeaniersstraat 16 - 18, Brugge | 2 star hotelfrom $115
Schouwvegersstraat 11, Brugge | 2 star hotelfrom $89
Genthof 4a, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $137
Oude Burg 14, Brugge | 2 star hotelfrom $104
Dijver 7, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $168
- Quaint Hotel with Great Location
- Perfect honeymoon!
- Beyond Excellence
Wijngaardstraat 7-9, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $103
- Great Hotel
- Well situated friendly modern hotel
- A marvellous hotel
22, Naaldenstraat, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $153
- Absolutely wonderful
- Fantastic Comfortable Hotel
- Nice Easter weekend at the Hotel Aragon
Korte Zilverstraat 3a, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $152
- Simple but nice Hotel
- Best stay at Bestwestern Premier Acacia
- 20% discount for early booking, you can't get better
Langestraat 38, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $147
- Very sterile
- Must stay at the Flanders!
- Pleasant stay
Hallestraat 4, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $103
Joseph Wautersstraat 61, Brugge | 1 star hotelfrom $88
T Zand 15, Brugge | 2 star hotelfrom $144
Kuiperstraat 18, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $102
- An Overrated and Unfortunate Relic
- April 2004 at the Memling
- Hans Memling, Perfect choice in Brugge
Vrijdagmarkt 5, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $164
Hoogstraat 20, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $167
- Wonderful hotel
- Feel like a local
- Okay but certainly not 4 Star
Katelijnestraat 40, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $122