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WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE DOCUMENT?
Have people been telling you not to come to Bruges because of its iconic cobbles, ancient buildings (housing among others museums, hotels and restaurants) narrow streets or steep bridges?
Let’s be reasonable: Bruges welcomes all visitors and yes...in all honesty there are some places that are not (easily) accessible for disabled travelers, but despite that we still have enough places for you to discover and with some planning done in advance (like most travelers do) there is no need to skip this town.
What’s important to remember is that Bruges, the city itself, is a must see. Many of our highlights are outdoor locations or can be viewed from the outside. Furthermore, Bruges is a small city, which means that the lovely scenery and cozy atmosphere is everywhere around you. Don’t fret about transportation either, because walking around (or perhaps wheeling around in your case) is the best way to see the city.
Just being in Bruges means you can sample the city and taste the atmosphere, you will not miss out on what I like to call “the Bruges feeling”.
I have a disabled mother and I did my university thesis on accessibility, so I have an eye (and heart) for this matter but please bear in mind that I’m no real expert. With this list I simply hope to, if necessary, ease your mind about Bruges as I’m sure traveling with a disability can sometimes be tricky.
This document offers you some insights and will hopefully inspire you to come to Bruges. It includes information on:
* how to arrive in Bruges
* getting around
* tourist offices
* museums and attractions
* outdoor sites
… and lots of photos. In order to make this list as detailed as possible I’ve visited several of the locations and tried looking at them from a different point of view.
What I haven’t visited: the majority of the hotels and restaurants, because there’s just so many of them in Bruges.
Just a couple of websites and organisations that deal with accessibility.