Travel Blogs from Brugge
... shrapnel in a farmers field next to hill. After touring the museum we had dinner in a fantastic Belgian restaurant - I had a Flemish stew that was amazing and Josh had steak and oysters. We finished out the day taking in the ceremony at Menin Gate. Josh and the SFDCI students had an opportunity to take part in the ceremony. The students laid a wreath in honour of the fallen. Unfortunately, I couldn't see a ...
... out for adoration at 2 p.m. daily and luckily we were there. So we got to walk up to it and see it closely--hmmm. It doesn't look like blood--just a large glass tube with some dark "stuff" in it--but then it is 8 centuries old!
Next to this church is the Stadhuis (City Hall). This is a beautiful building with a fanciful facade that was built in 1420. There are statues representing the counts and countesses of Flanders--replicas of the originals as the French soldiers tore ...
... now joined the back of this queue and it was only about 20 minutes before we were at the front of the queue and our carriage drew up and we clip clopped off......our driver was a chunky hirsute young lady with a moustache any fellow would have been proud of in Movember.
Back we trotted down several of the streets we had already walked down and were coming to know very well indeed.
The overpowering smell of chocolate as one goes past ...
... a constant beacon for any lost wanderer. Quaint shops, cafes, and secret doorways adorn each street, whilst tourists and locals blend effortlessly together, sharing the marvels before them.
Having swiftly dealt with the small issue of someone sleeping in my bed, I dropped my bag and did what any lone traveller is entitled to do. I got lost. With the belfry acting as my watched guider, I submerged myself in to the tiny alleys that twist and turn as if ...
... know he'd been here. well, that's why I do the blogs, so we can sit and read them in later years and know what we did. hmmm, looks like we'd better start reading some already!!!
So, on to this trip! took the Eurostar which is always fun because I get a bit better than the standard tickets so we get food and good seats. usually a place to put our bags too. always good. we were supposed to get a train from Brussels to Brugge on the same ticket. ...
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