5 Things to Do in Bruges & Classy Monday Blog Link Up

Bruges | Elegantly Fashionable

Bruges is famous for it’s water canals, cobbled streets and medieval buildings and often is described a fairy tale city. Bruges is a great destination for people who have a sweet tooth and want to try some of the best chocolates in the world, but there’s many other things you can do in Bruges. Check them out!

Bruges | Elegantly Fashionable

Bruges | Elegantly Fashionable

Bruges | Elegantly Fashionable

Bruges | Elegantly Fashionable

Bruges | Elegantly Fashionable

A Walks in the Historic City Centre

A walk back in time into the medieval times, with breathtaking buildings and streets that still bare within them, the sounds of the past. Visiting the old city centre is the first thing to do when you go to Bruges. Markt, as the Belgians call it is a large open square with horse-drawn carriages and neat restaurants where you can have a taste of the city as well.

Peace and Tranquility at the Minnewater Lake

Close to the Bruges Central Station, the Minnewater Lake is offers a pleasant and relaxing stroll for those who want to take a rest and enjoy nature. With its small lake and the beautiful buildings on the water’s edge, the Minnewater park is a great choice if you just want to slow down a bit and have a peaceful moment, while enjoying the breathtaking natural scenery.

Beguinage

This idyllic old place with a village-like feel and beautiful gardens is in close vicinity to Minnewater Lake and the old city center as well, so it’s worth walking to. Beguinage is especially beautiful when the daffodils are in spring so you gotta visit it when in Bruges.

Cruise the Canals

Another way to experience Bruges is by talking a cruise on the city canals. You can take a boat trip from one of the 5 boarding points where a boat takes off every few minutes, from 10 am to 6 pm and enjoy the breathtaking Venice of Belgium.

A Sweet Chocolatey Visit

If there’s a place in the world where they have great chocolate that’s gotta be Belgium! And if you’re a chocolate fan like me, you cannot miss out a visit Bruges’ Old Chocolate House for the most amazing cup of hot chocolate you’ll ever have and a traditional waffle to go along. And then of course, The Chocolate Line Bruges for some delicious chocolate pralines.
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52 comments

  1. Beautiful pictures! I love just exploring places and seeing what is in the town. Love the windmill and the buildings. THanks for sharing!
    jess xx

  2. I love Bruges!! I have been twice when visiting my Belgian friend and it’s always so beautiful and charming, looking at your pictures and reading this post gave me fond memories! (and don’t you just love the Belgian chocolate!!)

  3. Hi there,
    your blog post about bruges looks amazing. I guess I have to put it on my list now 🙂 I am also super glad that I now know about your link up. I’ll be sure to participate soon.

    Cheers,
    Juliet

  4. Bruges is one of my favorite European cities. Two years ago we visited it with 2 of our 5 kids. They really enjoyed it. It is simply beautiful. I told my husband I want to buy a house there… dream big!

  5. Bruges is so beautiful. My husband and I were just there a few weeks ago for Belgium Independence Day. There was a party in the town square which was just wonderful. And such a beautiful backdrop! Enjoy!

  6. Hey Debonita, so wonderful to have landed on your blog. Lovely to read about Bruges, had been planning my trip to this gem of the place but somehow it has not happened so far. Hopefully soon 🙂
    Love your blog and also the blog link up thing. I got introduced to some amazing blogs out there. Such a great initiative.
    Have a lovely weekend.
    Cheers,
    Saabri
    http://www.phashionbug.com

  7. This is on my list of cities to visit while we are living in Europe! Your pictures are gorgeous, and now I am more than ready to go traveling to Bruges! Fellow chocolate lover here as well!

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