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Bruges or Brussels

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Bruges or Brussels

We are going on a mini cruise, docking for one day only at Zeebrugge. There are two of us and we are considering the optional day excursions available to both Bruges or Brussels. Obviously the latter involves more travel but never having been to either place, we are not sure which would be the best place to visit.

Any opinions or advice that may help us with our decision would be very much appreciated.

Thank you.

Sluis, The...
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1. Re: Bruges or Brussels


That of course entirely depends on which city you are more interested in. No one else but you can make that decision. So I suggest you do some research on both cities and pick one as one day is too short to visit both.

Bruges = 20 minutes from Zeebrugge

Brussels = 1h20 from Zeebrugge

Visit Bruges: www.visitbruges.be

Visit Brussels: www.visitbrussels.be

ArrivalGuides for both cities: www.arrivalguides.com

Additional info on Bruges: tripadvisor.com/members-golists/sabrina_ide

Kindest regards,


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2. Re: Bruges or Brussels

Cunard 2 nighter - We are having the same dilemma .. have decided on Bruges .. as its closer and will have time to explore Zeebrugge as well .. which is also has an interesting old town !!

The cruise tour price is very similar to taxi fares so we have opted to go via ship tour .. guarantees you get back on time as well ..

Train and trams look too complicated and stressful for me!!

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