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Bruges Tourist Information

From: Bruges/Brugge

Bruges - Brugge, Belgium - market square

ABOVE: A horse and carriage in Brugge's market square.

Practical information

Stad Brugge - Tourist Information
The city's official tourism site has basic information in English.

Trabel.com: Bruges
You'll find plenty of useful information at this commercial site.

Best Things to See and Do in Bruges, Belgium
Nancy D. Brown, a travel writer from California, wrote this one-page article (with video) for her What a Trip blog.

Background reading

Medieval Cities, Bruges and Florence
Dr. Richard Ingersoll of Rice University includes a section on Bruges in this lecture for an architecture class titled Cities in History.

Tips on traveling in Belgium

If you plan to drive in Belgium, read our articles on driving in Europe and car rentals: when to rent, when to lease. For train travel, consider a rail pass from our partner, Rail Europe.

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In this article:
Bruges - Introduction 4-star hotels
Tourist information 3-star hotels
Museums, sightseeing 2- and 1-star hotels
Shopping, events Apartments, youth hostel

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