LifeinourVan City Reviews | Bruges | Belgium
Things we did in Bruges
Visiting Bruges on it’s Liberation Day (12 Sept)
Turning left at Calais, we opted to visit the captivating city of Bruges on the day it celebrates its liberation towards the end of the second world war. The liberation on the 12th of September in 1944 is now celebrated by almost every house flying Bruges's iconic...read more
Belgium choccies in Bruges
Wow, finishing this leg as we started it! 3 countries in 3 days and well over 1000km travelled! It's been a busy end but we couldn't miss out on a trip to a very special place, Bruges! ruges is often described as the 'picture perfect' European...read more
What we liked about it
here’s just a few ideas….
What’s our tip for families? If you love a good canal trip, then this is the city for you… see the city by canal, visit the Historium & head up the bell tower.. then try out the speciality chocolates as a treat afterwards!
Bruges is often described as the ‘picture perfect’ European destination and as we’d never been… we wanted to make our own minds up. But we only had to traipse the cobbled streets into the main city centre and we were sold! It’s a little Amsterdam, Venice and Munich all rolled into one!
Still not convinced? Here’s another one:
It’s a fantastic area to explore too, just take a peek around the central square to get your bearings and maybe soak up the Flemish ambience. But if you have kids, take them to the Chocolate Experience… they won’t forget it!
Where we stayed
Summary Need to escape for a few days? Want to compare weekend breaks to top cities such as Bordeaux, Rome or Copenhagen? Does your family love to explore new cities too? Do you also think that city breaks aren't just for adults and are a great way to learn, relax and bond as a family. If so, grab a seat, make yourself comfortable & discover some of the favourite 'family friendly' cities we've visited in our 700+ day European Roadtrip