Bruges is a great location for a romantic weekend break. Its medieval architecture and canals give it a distinct appearance, with plenty to see and do at every turn. There’s a host of museums and art galleries to visit and a canal tour is a must for any visitor. The city’s also renowned for its chocolate shops – and being Belgium, its beer too! Hotels4U.com offers a wide range of hotels in Bruges to suits all budgets. Why not begin your search today?
Places to see
Markt and Burg
The historic Markt is a large, open square that’s surrounded by impressive buildings and home to plenty of great restaurants too. Burg adjoins Markt and while smaller in size, it has plenty to offer. It’s the site of great architecture, both old and new, with the Toyo Ito pavilion a contemporary ‘bunker’ that’s lies directly across from City Hall.
No visit to Bruges is complete without a boat trip on the canals. Taking to the water allows you to see the beauty of the city from many a different angle. Most hotels in Bruges will give you advice on how to book a canal tour at the reception desk or concierge service.
Groeningmuseum is Bruges’ most famous gallery and includes 11 rooms packed with impressive works of art – with paintings from the Renaissance and Flemish Primitive being of particular note. If art isn’t really your thing, then why not visit Choco-Story? This fascinating museum dedicated to the history of chocolate? Those with a sweet tooth will be in their element. Lace is also synonymous with Bruges and Apostelientje is both a museum and a shop that dedicated to the art of lace making. Search our selection of hotels in Bruges to find one that puts you close to all its main attractions.