Bruges is a kaleidoscopic city. Proud of its classification as Unesco World Heritage by the water, it is also known as the Venice of the North. Thanks to its rich history, Bruges is firmly rooted in the 21st century. Stroll among the many boutique shops, from charming little squares to the Concert Hall. Admire our Flemish Primitives or dip into our gastronomy with its impressive list of restaurants. Nowhere else in the world, the past and the future fuse as well as here in Bruges, the Beautiful ! Enjoy it.
Bruges is a city you have to experience. Walk throug its authentic small streets from one rampart to the next. Sit on a bench by the canals and admire the authentic places that will surprise you by their originality. Bruges is history. Watch the houses along the canals, they reflect the rich past of the city. Pure atmosphere! And for the romantic souls: take a night walk, Bruges by night is irresistible.
Enjoy with all your senses
Bruges is not only that beautiful lady to glance at. It is also a Mecca for foodies : this is the place where the Burgundian way of life started. The paradise of beer and chocolate lovers. Inside our city walls you’ll find an impressive list of restaurants. No less than 36 ‘chefs’ are recommended by Le Guide Michelin, Gault & Millau or Bib Gourmand. Fascinating, is it not?
For the culture-loving amongst you, Bruges has it all. The Flemish Primitives at the Groeninge museum, the Gruuthuusemuseum, the many churches with their treasures, the numerous historical buildings… Bruges, with her long history, is Cultural World Heritage, yet she also turns to the future. Expositions such as the Triënnale, or the jazz festival in de Werf, music and dance and theatre performances at the Concert Hall or the City theatre. She offers it all.