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Enjoy plenty of light and conviviality in Bruges during the new winter festival "Winter Glow". From November 26 to January 9, the city is bathed in a unique lighting concept.
A lot of Bruges businesses offer their services in a different way in function of the corona measures.
You can order take-away from these restaurants.
BRUSK will be the new exhibition hall for Bruges
Bruges has been known for years as one of Europe's most successful tourist attractions. With the construction of a new exhibition hall and the creation of a new and high quality artistic site in the heart of the historic city centre, the city authorities wish to underline their commitment to invest in an innovative and contemporary art policy.
Bourgogne des Flandres
With a new brewery in the heart of the city, Bourgogne des Flandres is finally brewed in Bruges again.
Meet the brewer in the attic and watch the brewing process live.
De Burg and the town hall
De Burg is one of the most beautiful places in Bruges. This is the site of the town hall, which has been in continual operation since 1376.
At 83 metres high, the belfry towers over Bruges. You can visit the tower: on your way to the top – where you have a breathtaking view of the city – you pass the treasury, the impressive cogwheels of the tower clock, and a carillon with 47 bells.
The beguinage and the Minnewater
In 1245, the princely beguinage “Ten Wijngaarde” was founded – and to this day it is inhabited by Benedictine nuns.
Boat excursion through Bruges
Why is Bruges called The Venice of the North? Because of its charming canals, of course! In former times, a lot of goods and people were transported via these old waterways.
Sint-Salvators cathedral is the oldest parish church in Bruges. It houses gargoyles , mausoleums, paintings and choir stalls. In the museum, you can admire the paintings and altarpieces by old Flemish masters, as well as copper memorial plaques and reliquaries.
‘Musea Bruges’ groups 16 sites and museums, where you can admire a variety of collections, ranging from the Flemish Primitives to contemporary art, fine arts and crafts, tapestries and poetry… A must for art-lovers!
Historium takes you back to the Bruges of 1435. The museum tells an exciting love story from the olden days while playing on your five senses. A surprising way to discover the city – worth a visit!
Basiliek van het Heilig Bloed
The Basiliek van het Heilig Bloed (Basilica of the Holy Blood) has a double chapel. The Romanesque Sint-Basilius chapel dates from the 12th century; the other chapel was rebuilt in the 19th century in Neo-Gothic style.
The Onze-Lieve-Vrouwe church
The Onze-Lieve-Vrouwe church dates from the 13th century and is known for its 122 metre spire, the tallest in Europe. The church is also an attraction for art connoisseurs.
The historic site Oud Sint-Jan is displaying its permanent collection of 120 original works by Pablo Picasso. Engravings, illustrations, drawings, ceramics…
The Halve Maan Brewery
The Halve Maan is the only family brewery that still brews beer in the centre of Bruges. The enterprise, headed by Xavier Vannets, regularly produces new beers under the Dilemma brand name. Craftsmanship – to be imbibed in moderation!
The Lace centre
The Kantcentrum (Lace centre) is a paradise for lace-lovers and other inquisitive sightseers. Visit the museum and the workshop where the lace is being made. You can marvel at the lace workers plying their craft every afternoon.
Lissewege, one of the most beautiful villages in Flanders
Just a stone’s throw from Bruges, Lissewege is one of the most beautiful villages in Flanders – with its lovely canal, the renowned abbey barn Ter Doest, whitewashed polder houses, impressive bell tower and extensive meadows.
Damme, one of the most beautiful villages in Flanders
Damme is a splendid mediaeval village. You can stay there quite agreeably and relax at your ease just a stone’s throw from Bruges.
Bruges is not only a romantic paradise – it’s also heavenly for everyone who loves to shop. The main shopping streets lie between the Marktplein and the old city gates. In addition, typical outdoor markets are set up regularly.