Travel Blogs from Brugge
... 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 ...
... pharmacy, purchased my gel douche and set off to a local watering hole I'd identified earlier. On the way I was distracted by a number of cars that were plugged into poles on the footpath and paused to take a photo. In the act of taking the photo I took my hand off my wallet (little bi-fold thing) for literally no more than five seconds and had it taken. In broad daylight, on a footpath with ************e on it.
There was nothing but ...
... life is the plan.
Our hotel is one little plaza from Market Square in the heart of the city. Some historical highlights around the square include the 12th century belfry, (to the R in photo below) which Amy and the kids climbed to the top of - 312 steps!! (Pic from Wikipedia).We took a small bus tour of the city with guidance via earphones. Very informative and we discovered places to which we would like to return on foot and did ...
After my hotel breakfast I packed up and dropped my biohazardous used needs at the hospital across the street. I went for a walk around the Northeaster section of the city. There were lots of old windmills which I recognized from my trip to the Deutche museum. I also saw St. Sebastian's Archers Guild and the Gezzel Museum (Gezzel was a poet). The gardens behind the museum had a funny statue of a shoeless man trying to light a cigarette with ...
... the beautiful sunshine and watch as the Belgium countryside passed us by. Unfortunately the barge was held up for other river traffic, and we didn't in Aalterburg until two hours later. Ed wanted us to catch up with the rest of the group so he took us by van to next van stop. By doing so, we lost 3 1/2 miles of biking. The final 12 1/2 miles took us through beautiful scenery, and we were both sad when we had to hand in our bikes for the final time. In total I biked 140 ...
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