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Ghent and Bruges Day Trip from Brussels

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  • Take a full-day tour of Bruges and Ghent from Brussels 
  • Let someone else handle transportation and the itinerary 
  • Commentary brings the history of the two UNESCO-listed cities to life 
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Ghent and Bruges Day Trip from Brussels
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Ghent and Bruges Day Trip from Brussels
From US$53.45
Overview
Don’t waste your precious vacation time organizing transportation and itineraries; let a guide do the hard work on this day trip to Bruges and Ghent from Brussels. It’s perfect for travelers with limited time, offering a great introduction to these two UNESCO-listed medieval cities. Learn the history of each place from your guide, and relish the convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off.
What to Expect

Your day trip begins with pickup from your Brussels accommodation, from which you’ll embark on a journey through the Belgian countryside to Ghent, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

On arrival in Ghent, you’ll visit St. Bavo Cathedral (Sint-Baafskathedraal), home to the world-famous Mystic Lamb painting, and take a guided walking tour of Ghent’s churches and castles.

The next stop is Bruges, another UNESCO-listed medieval city, where you’ll break for lunch (own expense) at Minnewater (Lake of Love). Tick off Markt Square, Belfry (Belfort), Gravensteen Castle (Castle of the Counts), plus many more on a walking tour accompanied by historical commentary.

Upgrade to take a canal cruise on Bruges’ idyllic waterways before returning to your vehicle for the journey back to your Brussels hotel.  

Reviews (2,110)
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Reviewed 5 days ago
A must tour for understanding of the Belgian History

I highly recommend taking this tour with the guide Stefaan Debrabandere. Both Ghent and Bruges play principal role in the Belgian history and you cannot understand Benelux without visiting these places. The tour was perfectly organized and made use of every single minute. During the...More

Thank JiriPik
Reviewed 1 week ago
Easy and Interesting

This was an easy to book and interesting to see. I enjoyed seeing both Brussels and Ghent. The transportation, guides and overall knowledge share made this activity well worth the money paid.

Thank katriannal2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hidden gems

I visited this october those to cities. Brugge, also called the Venice of the North, is full of old buildings, but the hustle and bustle around makes it very hard to enjoy the beauty of the old town. The prices are higher than average in...More

2  Thank florinsandu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Good, but could easily have been great if not for easily avoidable mistakes by the tour operator

Before taking the tour, I was very pleased with the quick and helpful communication from Brussels city tours. Sadly, that efficiency was nowhere in sight the day of the tour itself. Our pick up was late. We were initially told to board the bus for...More

2  Thank davem887
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
A day in Brugge

Don't bother with the tours. I went solo by taking the train from Gare du Midi in Brussels. I was able to do everything the tours offer at my own pace. I may have missed out on the guide's lectures but was good as can...More

3  Thank 177belindac
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