Travel Blogs from Brugge
... see many roof solar panels...one wonders how much sunlight they do get to power them...
We are visiting the historic Unesco listed city centre, with its canals , quaint buildings, high spires and famous shops..some Christmas ..some chocolate ! Dining & shopping is a big part of visiting Brugge ...retail & tourism play a major economic role. Founded in the 9th century by the Vikings Bruges quickly became ...
... Ypres for The Last Post. We have an hour to ourselves first and have pancakes for tea. The crowds for The Last Post are amazing and largely in place about 40 minutes before it even starts. Despite being there an hour early we end up seeing little and the ceremony paled compared to any typical ANZAC service in NZ. We should have had Michael there. Even the Last Post is not played in full. Overall a great day and amazing to have visited these ...
... city artifacts. Disappointed, we continued on down the lane and were pleased to see that the windmills were still where the book said they'd be. It simply wouldn't do to come to the Low Countries and not see a windmill.
A little more walking, a spot of dinner, and we just caught the train back to Brussels. While I'm sure we'd have found plenty to do with another day in Brugge, I think the amount of time we had was pretty spot on.
... heading to the train station this morning, we visited the neighborhood market in Place Monge near our hotel. Between the assortment of seafood, cheese, raw and cooked meat, produce, flowers, and handicrafts, the market certainly put ours to shame. We pretended to be locals and sat at the bar at the brasserie across the street to have noissettes and croissants. Fueled for the day we headed to the Gare de Nord to catch our train to Bruges. We were able to get tickets for a direct ...
... my passport checked only to see that Zach hadn't made it very far. The guard wouldn't let him through without seeing our hotel reservation and plane tickets out of Belgium. I got them out and the guy spent what seemed like 20 minutes inspecting them. Finally we got the ok to go through, but honestly we didn't know if our train had left yet. We ran frantic as hell... and made it by about 2 minutes. My nerves were shot.
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 $170
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