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Beautiful Bruges

 

Bruges centrre with horses
  • Overview

    highlights

    • Discover the splendours of historical Bruges on a guided walking tour
    • Trip to Brussels and Planete Chocolat for a demonstration and tasting
    • Visit the charming city of Ghent with awe-inspiring medieval architecture

    Bruges, often referred to as the ‘Venice of the North’, is truly enchanting. It is one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe with enchanting tree-lined canals crossed by humpbacked bridges and cobbled streets with splendid architecture. There are bars, cafes and restaurants galore opening onto delightful squares in true cosmopolitan fashion, and for quiet moments we can recommend the peaceful Beguinage. Read More

    Great for:

    • Great for - Food & Drink
    • Great for - History
    • Great for - Scenery
    • Great for - Walking


    Bruges
      
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    Must See:
    Planete Chocolat

    Whilst in Brussels sample the wonderful gastronomy for which Belgium is renowned including beer and chocolate. Gain an understanding of the origins of cocoa with a visit to Planete Chocolat and sample some of its celebrated fayre.
  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

    LOCATIONS


  • The Hotel

    YOUR HOTEL


    Velotel Bruges

    This elegant hotel exudes a personal ambience combined with state of the art comfort. Despite a parkland location, the historical centre of Bruges is within a five minute drive.
    • All rooms are en suite, with TV, desk and safety deposit box
    • Lift access
    • Bar area
    • Restaurant
    • Garden
    • Terrace
    • Wi-Fi
    • Official four-star rating
  • Gallery
  • Excursions & Extras

    INCLUDED EXCURSIONS


    Bruges

    Bruges is an amazing city, with a wonderful culture and excellent architecture and history, and during this guided walking tour we’ll be able to find out more about its past. We’ll travel to the best parts of the city and will get to learn all about its history.

    Brussels
    Full Day: Brussels

    We’ll make our way to Brussels today, where we’ll be able to marvel at the dramatic sights this city is known for. The capital of Belgium, Brussels is home to a wide range of attractions, as well as boasting truly stunning architecture that ranges from medieval to postmodern.

    One of the most well-known attractions is the Grand Place square, which is surrounded by ornate guildhalls and is always filled with the hustle and bustle of Brussels. The Cinquantenaire Park with its triumphal arch is also a fantastic sight, as is the Basilica of the Sacred Heart and the Palace of Justice.

    While we’re in Brussels, we’ll also visit Planete Chocolat, where we’ll get to taste some of the incredible chocolate treats that are made there.

     

    Ghent
    Half Day: Ghent

    We visit the charming city of Ghent, comprising a mixture of French and Flemish, and often referred to as the historical heart of Flanders. Explore the narrow streets leading to fascinating squares during our excursion here.

    OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS


    Park with the Triumphal Arch in Brussels
    Brussels Guided City Tour
    As the capital of Belgium, Brussels is understandably large and this guided city tour will help us to explore some of the city’s best sights. We’ll be able to explore the city and learn more about its history and various sights.
    The Belfort tower, Sluis
    Half Day: Sluis

    Sluis, with its quaint atmosphere and typically Dutch style, is a wonderful place to visit. We’ll travel to this town in the Netherlands on an optional excursion, and will have a few hours to explore its attractions. These include an eye-catching Gothic belfry and a stone mill.

 


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What's included

  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Included meals on your ferry crossing
  • Free Home Connect service (where possible)
  • Services of a Shearings host
  • Sole occupancy room
  • Porterage
  • Welcome drinks reception
  • Farewell gala dinner with wine at the hotel
  • Four nights half-board accommodation
  • Daily breakfast, four evening meals with wine
  • Three included excursions
  • Two optional excursions

Velotel Bruges

This elegant hotel exudes a personal ambience combined with state of the art comfort. Despite a parkland location, the historical centre of Bruges is within a five minute drive.

Learn more about the hotel

Velotel Bruges

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This elegant hotel exudes a personal ambience combined with state of the art comfort. Despite a parkland location, the historical centre of Bruges is within a five minute drive.
  • All rooms are en suite, with TV, desk and safety deposit box
  • Lift access
  • Bar area
  • Restaurant
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Wi-Fi
  • Official four-star rating
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  • British Travel Awards
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