Duc de Bourgogne
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- Continental Breakfast
- Multilingual staff
- Non-smoking rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
TravelPod Member ReviewsDuc de Bourgogne Brugge
Antique, but fantastic view. Don't miss the breakfast in the dining room. If you're a morning bird, you will get the best place.
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... and trailer unit dedicated to chicken. Not only fresh, but it had a GIANT rotisserie going. It must have been cooking 80 or 100 chooks at a time.
So we will be moving on from Brugge to Lille in Flanders. Brugge has been a most enjoyable place, one is always discovering an interesting new sight. The town square and pedestrian streets are so alive, yet 100 m away is quietness in the residential areas.
... Oh well, we'll try that tomorrow.
Back at the hotel, we ran into Jos again and we relayed our bike adventure. The kids crashed in the room, tired little turtles all. We all slept for a few hours, still trying to get rid of our jet lag.
It was now too late for dinner, with most restaurants closing at 9:00 p.m., so we showered/bathed and put on clean clothes to walk into town for a "snack". We purchased ...
Yesterday we had decided we would spend a day on bikes, so when we awoke today we only had to decide where we wanted to go. We spent a bit of time over breakfast researching the places we could visit. In the end we visited the information centre which gave us the best advice. We had thought we could bike to Flanders Fields to visit the WWI sites but were advised this is a bit far on a city bike. Instead she suggested doing the Groene Gordel route, a ...
... wrong answers just for good measure! We started at the Bruges cathedral, which had to be partly rebuilt after a drunken monk knocked a candle over and set it alight! We then saw the smallest bridge in Bruges, a very picturesque spot hidden away from the brawl of tourists. The city of Bruges is actually cursed. Many years ago, the taxes were hugely increased by Maximilian, and so the local people refused to pay. Maximilian was so angry, he cursed the city and said if there was ...
... Bruge is particularly well known. We queued for a short while to climb up the 366 steps to the top of the belfry as they only allow 70 people in the tower at the same time. The belfry has no less than 47 bells, including an extremely large bell.
The views from the top across the town were just superb. We also had a great view of the square below with its row of step gabled terraced Flemish houses rising up ...