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      April 28, 2019

      Sunday  11:00 AM (on various days)

      20 Markt
      Brugge, West-Vlaanderen

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      Free tour of Bruges

      Free tour of Bruges The best free walking tour of Bruges (includes a free tasting of the best Belgian chocolates) PRACTICAL INFORMATION Price: Free (pay what you want) When: Every day Starting time: 10:30 am and 14:00 pm Meeting point: Grote Markt ( Markt) 10 min before the tour starts in front of the  Beffroi. Look for the bleu umbrella – and Badge Bravo Discovery "Walking tour" Duration: 2 hours Language: English Included:  Guided tour with an English-speaking guide. Free tasting of the best Belgian chocolates Not included: Tip DESCRIPTION Bruges is one of the best preserved and most authentic medieval towns in Europe. Our team of local guides has prepared for you a 2-hour guided tour of the historical center of Bruges (UNESCO world heritage). During this visit, we will show you the most emblematic and unmissable places of Bruges. PROGRAM The ancient city wall park. Admire parts of the ancient city wall and the ancient moats. Markt Square, the tenth century city market that has been for a millennium the economic heart of Bruges. Admire its imposing guildhalls and its bellfort tower, which is one of the most famous Gothic buildings in Belgium. Burg Square, the political heart of the city, place in which the city was born around the castle of the first Count of Flanders. Admire the oldest Gothic city hall of the Low Countries, the Basilica of the Holy Blood (it treasures a relic of the blood of Jesus Christ), and the civil register built in Renaissance architecture. VisMarkt (fishmarket) and the Tanners’ Square, two of the oldest squares in Bruges with their beautiful guildhalls and lovely cafés and restaurants. GroeningeMuseum (possibility to enter the museum and see the paintings of the Flemish Primitives). Our Lady of Bruges is one of the oldest churches in the city. Admire its impressive tower that is still one of the tallest brickwork towers in the world, and take a look to its art treasures, including Michelangelo’s Madonna with the child (optional). Old St. John’s Hospital is one of the oldest hospitals in Europe, where you can appreciate 800 years of European architecture, learn about its history, and visit the museum of Hans Memling (optional). Brewery ‘De Halve Maan’ is the only brewery still operating in the city center. During lunchtime try one of the famous Bruges beers and a ‘Flemish Carbonnade’, a traditional beef stew made with local beer. The Beguinage. Visit one of the best-preserved examples of medieval gated communities in which only women could live. Learn about its history, visit its courtyard, appreciate its unique architecture and art treasures (including the oldest sculpture of Our Lady of Bruges), and enjoy a moment of calm and contemplation. The ‘Lake of Love’ is one of the main water reservoirs that nourish the canal system of ‘the Venice of the North’. Admire a stunning panoramic view of the city in a bucolic spot that seems to whispers into your ears the secrets of the city. Bravo Discovery - Free tour of Bruges

      Categories: Outdoors & Recreation

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