Brugge (Bruges)

Brugge, Belgium

Brugge (Flemish) or Bruges in (French) is situated in the north-western part of the country in the Flanders Region.

The entire historic centre of Brugge has been designated as a World Heritage Site. The Beguinage was recognised as a World Heritage Site in 1998. A year later, the Belfry was also added to the World Heritage List, followed by the entire historical city centre in 2000. UNESCO granted Brugge the label of “World Heritage City”, something the city and its people are extremely proud of.

Brugge is also a great destination for those of you who are foodies, with its own unique and varied selection of delicacies on offer to delight your varied tastebuds. There are Michelin starred restaurants, authentic Bruine or bruin (Brown) cafés (casual neighbourhood gathering spots serving regional food and local beers) to world renowned ice cream parlours and fancy cocktail bars.

The tree lined avenues, with the maze of cobbled medieval streets, narrow alleys, huge squares and intimate yet distinctive corners; Brugge is definitely full of history and charm. This is a place to linger for hours and just take it all in. The city proudly has century’s old bridges that criss-cross the plethora of stunning intricate canals. The views are magnificent and you will not want to leave this charming yet peaceful city. Whether you linger on the Boniface Bridge or savour the peacefulness of the Beguinage, or take a picnic lunch in the Koningin Astridpark (Queen Astrid Park), Brugge exudes romance that you will ultimately fall in love with.

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