The Best Things To Do In Bruges Belgium

best things to do in Bruges canal cruise

Bruges is easily the quaintest city in Belgium you can visit and these are some of the best things to do in Bruges when there. 

I visited for the weekend and it became one of my favourite small cities in Europe.

 


 

 

The Best Things To Do In Bruges

 

 


 

 

Get on The Canals

 

 

bruges boat ride
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter

 

Taking a boat around Bruges canals is a great way to see the city and its architecture and get a feel for being on the water.

Small canal tour boats can be found in numerous places around the canals and they will take you for a Bruges tour to see the old city from them.

 

bruges canal
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter

 

One of the most popular places for a photo in Bruges.

best things to do in Bruges canal cruise
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter

 

 

Walk The Streets

 

 

The canal boat is fun but just walking around the streets gets you up closer to the city vibe and you can see all the things happening around Bruges.

 

bruges
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter

 

Explore all the treats Bruges has to offer such as all the famed Belgium chocolate shops where you can indulge in treats. 

The chocolate shops in Bruges can be found everywhere.

 

bruges chocolate
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter

 

 

Take a Horse Cart Ride

 

 

Taking a horse cart ride in Bruges is also a fun and old way to see the city. They can be found departing mostly from the main square area.

 

Horse cart ride in Bruges.

bruges square
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter

 

Bruges main square.

bruges tower
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter

 

bruges tower
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter

 

The old Bruges architecture in the evening and at night is one of the best times to see the city.

 

bruges square
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter

 


 

 

Beer Tasting in Bruges 

 

 

Now down to the fun business of beer tasting in Bruges.

 

bruges bar
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter

 

Lots of Belgium beer selection to try.

beer tasting in Bruges
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter

 

The best way to sample a lot of different beers is to get several in one go and share with friends the different flavours to try.

 

beer tasting in Bruges
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter

 

Brugse Zot is a local beer from Bruges and one of the best you can have there.

Bruges zot
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter

 

Augustijn is another highly recommended.

Augustin beer
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter

 

And of course the Piraat.

piraat beer
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter

 

Beer tasting in Bruges as long as you like beer is one of the fun things to do in Bruges.

 

beer tasting in Bruges
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter

 


 

 

Bruges

 

 

Bruges can easily be visited from Brussels or other cities in the area. I came down from Amsterdam for the weekend in Belgium and spent 2 days in Bruges exploring the city and indulging in the beer.

It makes for a good few days in one of the best cities in Europe.

Go and enjoy yourself!

Find places to stay in Bruges here.

 

If you liked this article about things to do in Bruges a share would be cool – 

Bruges Belgium
  • Facebook
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter

Shares
Tags: