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Travel Blogs from Brugge
... is a nice clear day so my hostess Magda sends me off to two markets in town, first one nearby is flowers and fresh produce, beautiful things, then onto t'Zand square for a big weekly market full of 'stuff'. It soon became apparent that I was surrounded by mostly senior women, all looking for clothing bargains, so there was a lot of the same type of apparel; lots of stretch material and floral patterns. My mun would be in heaven, not so much for me so I beat a hasty retreat. ...
... going for a wander.
The markets in Brugge are surprisingly small. After checking into our hostel after small chat with the owner who has previously lived in NZ we again settle down proudly displaying our embellished Xmas Jumpers for some beers (cue TOURIST). We all have a few too many of the 9% versions (and even higher). Of course we also had to pick a different beer each time. That is how the rest of ...
... and bridges were breath taking. We then went to a place that has 100 different beers on the walls but one sells 6 lol. We got traditional Belgium beer, mine was 8.4% and Geoff's was 8.5%. We were definitely feeling it after that! We got hungry after the drinks and decided to get some mussels because everywhere we went that is what they were selling. They weren't as good as Belfast but I have proof this time! We tried to climb the clock tower the ...
... it was well over 30 the entire day, and the owners of the hostel we were staying in casually blamed us for bringing such hot and atypical weather with us. Fortunately we spent a large amount of times touring shops, which for the most part, had air conditioning.
After some Belgian Stew and some fantastic pasta, we went for a walk and quite honestly played in a large water fountain, much to the amusement of each other and the people watching us, ...
... had a lot of good art in it, most notably a very moving Michelangelo sculpture of Madonna and Child, the only one of his sculptures to leave Italy in his lifetime.
Bruges has many wonderful surprises around unassuming turns, but one of our favorite little corners was the begijnhof, a magnificently landscaped nun's complex from the 13th century that remains a sanctuary of silence and reflection. Less surprising, though still stunning, were ...
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