Travel Blogs from Brugge
... and judging it only on what you see in paris is like going to new york and assuming the rest of the united states is like that
-Thought I would hear more local music here but you usually hear a lot of the same pop and rock songs you hear in the US
-In europe, stairwells are small and steep, subway station turnstiles are narrow, seating is cramped, and the attraction you want to see is a mile walk from the place you're staying at. It ...
... doing fine but not up for that many stairs. But for the first while we were there the carillon was playing all sorts of recognizable songs. We decided we were ready for morning tea so had coffee and a pancake at one of the restaurants looking out onto the Markt and just absorbed it all. The sky was looking very stormy and like rain but we were so lucky – it never did rain and by early afternoon the sun was shining.
We meandered around ...
... people have and the gorgeous building they've erected to house it.
We grabbed a quick Trappist beer at an outdoor cafe, cigar smoke swirling around us. We then hopped on a canal boat for a quick jaunt around the city. The tour guide described all the major landmarks, including Fidel, the most photographed dog in Bruges. He's quite famous. Totally ...
... came along the streets where we were). So, our only option was to walk and scoot under cover when possible. Needless to say, we eventually made it back to our hotel looking like drowned rats, cold and wet. . .but safe at last. Our clothes and shoes are now drying – and ready for tomorrow’s adventure to Ghent and the Ghent Altarpiece (also rescued and returned by the Monuments’ ...
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I got a city card (€38 for 48 hours) and I could not recommend one of these more. It may not be renowned for its Eiffel Towers or Arc de Triumphs but there’s still plenty to see. And everything I saw while I was there came free under the card.
Other places to stay in Brugge
Oude Burg 5, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $111
- 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 $131
- Graded this a B+, but it worked for what I needed
- Bog standard stay
- Good value for money
Handboogstraat 1, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $99
Katelijnestraat 65A, Brugge | 2 star hotelfrom $104
Burg 10, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $172
- Nothing special
- Excellent Location - If You Can Find It
- The Best
Chartreuseweg 20, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $82
St-Jakobsstraat 41, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $167
- 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 $111
Potterierei 15, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $141
- Nice and quite, not too far from the town
- Nice hotel
- Nice hotel Little bit like Venice
Cordoeaniersstraat 16 - 18, Brugge | 2 star hotelfrom $124
Schouwvegersstraat 11, Brugge | 2 star hotelfrom $95
Genthof 4a, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $137
Oude Burg 14, Brugge | 2 star hotelfrom $108
Wijngaardstraat 7-9, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $113
- Great Hotel
- Well situated friendly modern hotel
- A marvellous hotel
Dijver 7, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $164
- Quaint Hotel with Great Location
- Perfect honeymoon!
- Beyond Excellence
22, Naaldenstraat, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $166
- Absolutely wonderful
- Fantastic Comfortable Hotel
- Nice Easter weekend at the Hotel Aragon
Korte Zilverstraat 3a, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $157
- 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 $128
- Very sterile
- Must stay at the Flanders!
- Pleasant stay
Hallestraat 4, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $101
T Zand 15, Brugge | 2 star hotelfrom $128
Joseph Wautersstraat 61, Brugge | 1 star hotelfrom $92
Kuiperstraat 18, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $99
- An Overrated and Unfortunate Relic
- April 2004 at the Memling
- Hans Memling, Perfect choice in Brugge
Vrijdagmarkt 5, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $81
Hoogstraat 20, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $181
- Wonderful hotel
- Feel like a local
- Okay but certainly not 4 Star
Katelijnestraat 40, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $128