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In Bruges, there is always something to see. From Absolute Bruges you can easily reach the historical centre, the touristic attractions and the museums. Below you will find a number of sights that you should definitely see during your visit to Bruges.

Grote Markt

Market Place

The Market Place is the historic centre of Bruges. Here you will find the Belfry, the Historium and most of the restaurants and cafés. It is also the departure point for the carriages that Bruges is so famous for.


The Burg

On the Burg square, you can discover the medieval town hall of Bruges and the famous Basilica of the Holy Blood. Another famous attraction, the Vismarkt, is just a stone’s throw away.

Begijnhof Brugge

The Beguinage

The Bruges Beguinage was the home of the Beguines from the 13th century onward. In the meantime, the Beguines have long since left, but you can still visit the Beguinage.


Church of Our Lady

The 115.5 metres high tower of the Church of our Lady has graced the Bruges skyline for centuries. Inside the church, you can discover magnificent art treasures and the tombs of the Counts of Flanders.

Museum Brugge

Art in Bruges

Bruges is above all a city of art. The various museums in Bruges offer a wide range of possibilities. Art, history, chips and beer, you will find it all in the Bruges museums.


City Gates

Discover Bruges as it was more than 8 centuries ago and discover the 4 remaining classical city gates during a relaxing walk along the ramparts of Bruges.

Looking for more inspiration for your visit to Bruges? Then discover more sights on the website of Visit Bruges.

Food and drinks

Want to grab a bite to eat during your visit to Bruges? Below you will find our favorite addresses in the area!

De Tavernier


Our delicious Royal Breakfast is provided by none other than bakery and tearoom Detavernier-Carpe Diem, one of the most famous bakeries and patisseries in Bruges. Besides breakfast, De Tavernier also serves delicious cakes, breads and other pastries. Our recommendation for a sweet snack in between!


Looking for a unique taste during lunch? Then you are at the right place at PlazaCafé. In this hip and cosy restaurant in in the heart of the historic centre of Bruges, you will discover delicious, classic dishes based on local products!



Bruges is multicultural, and you can see that in the culinary life as well. At Amuni, you can enjoy slow food pizza and pasta. For a moment, the delicious aromas and flavours from the oven really take you back to Italy. And then you realise why Bruges is often called the Venice of the North!


In Bruges, there is something going on every day. Every year, dozens of cultural, religious and historical events take place. Looking for events to tie in with your visit to Bruges? Then you can always visit the website of the city of Bruges.

Kerstmarkt Brugge

Christmas Fair

Christmas brings people together, and it does so during the end-of-year period in Bruges. During the last weeks of the year, you can discover the atmosphere and conviviality together with the real people of Bruges at the Bruges Christmas fair.

Heilige Bloedprocessie

Holy Blood Procession

For more than 900 years, the Holy Blood has rested in Bruges. Once a year, history is revived and a procession of Roman, medieval and modern citizens of Bruges pass through the centre to mix past and present and honour the Holy Blood.



There is no better known pastime in Flemish villages than a fair. As the provincial capital, Bruges also pulls out all the stops every year and unveils the famous Meifoor. For a whole month, more than 90 attractions are on display in the squares of Bruges.