Bruges is located in the northwest of the country and is the capital and largest city of the province of West Flanders in the Flemish Region of Belgium.
The historic city centre is a prominent World Heritage Site of UNESCO, resembling a medieval city. It’s oval-shaped and about 430 hectares in size.
Along with a few other canal-based northern cities, such as Amsterdam, it’s sometimes designated as “The Venice of the North”, having a significant economic importance thanks to its port.
Hotels and Resorts
Hotel Die Swaene – magnificent hotel, winner of a lot of awards.
Hotel de Orangerie – former 15th century convent, converted into a romantic luxury boutique hotel.
Absolute Art Gallery – http://www.absoluteartgallery.com/
De Karmeliet – http://www.dekarmeliet.be/
Hertog Jan – https://www.hertog-jan.com/en/index.phtml
Gruuthusemuseum – luxurious city palace of the Lords of Gruuthuse with the large collection of historical objects gives the visitor an insight into the life of a rich family in Bruges between the 15th and 19th centuries.
Welcome Church of Our Lady – dates from the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries. It’s tower, at 122,3 mt in height, remains the tallest structure in the city and the second tallest brickwork tower in the world.
The Little Baron – https://thelittlebaron.com/
Ars Musica – international contemporary music festival.
MAfestival Brugge – short for the festival Musica Antiqua Bruges, is a festival of ancient music and historically informed performances, who started in 1960.
Points of Interest
The Burg square with the City Hall
Belfry – is a medieval bell tower in the historical centre of Bruges.View from the Belfry
Saint Salvator’s Cathedral