Travel Blogs from Brugge
... videotaped the ceremony thank goodness! I will share with you later. The Menin Gate - is a memorial to all British and commonwealth soldiers (except New Zealand and Newfoundland) that have no known grave - over 55,000!!! The ceremony has taken place every evening at 8pm since 1927 - except during German occupation during WWII. It was standing room only at the ceremony this evening Looong day - looking forward to bed ...
... interesting and included walking up to the rooftop, and some quirky little stories about Bruges, including where the name Bruges fools comes from. Below is from the brewery website:
The legend behind Brugse Zot...
To welcome Maximilian of Austria to their proud town, the people of Bruges organised a colourful parade of merrymakers and fools. When they asked him at the end of the day to provide money for a new madhouse he replied : 'Today I have ...
... Turkey on their must-visit list, I’m going to compare a couple cities there, so you make sure you go to the right place. The cities of Urfa and Mardin are about 3 hours apart, but are pretty different in appearance and character. On the surface, Mardin seems clearly to be the better city to visit. It’s more attractive, perched on the edge of a cliff with its honey-colored buildings. ...
... of statues and sculpture. Quite amazing.
Caught train to Amsterdam. We think We are getting pretty smart at finding our way around all the many platforms on different levels. An experience in itself. Train journey only 1 Hr 10 mins. No sooner got ourselves settled and it was time to get off again. Visited the Delphi Experience, Ann Franks house, van Gough Museum, Flower Markets and a Coffee Shop. (not the sort you drink!!)The country ...
... out of arms reach. Looking back once arriving in Dover, we could see France just as clearly, and much clearer than the start of my holiday when I headed to Dover!! Discovered free wifi on the boat so messaged Anne and Barry to expect me that night as there was no way I wanted to spend another night at the Clink Hostel if I could avoid it. As a result We floated the idea of me just being dropped off in Ashford, since we go past, instead ...
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!
Potterierei 15, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $141
- Nice and quite, not too far from the town
- Nice hotel
- Nice hotel Little bit like Venice
Hoefijzerlaan 37, Brugge | 3 star hotelfrom $111
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
Dijver 7, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $164
- Quaint Hotel with Great Location
- Perfect honeymoon!
- Beyond Excellence
Wijngaardstraat 7-9, Brugge | 4 star hotelfrom $113
- Great Hotel
- Well situated friendly modern hotel
- A marvellous hotel
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