Bruges makes for an ideal city break in the heart of Europe, and the
city's picturesque setting will make you feel as if you've entered your very own fairy tale
. This medieval city is one of the most visited in Europe, with market squares, dreamy canals and old whitewashed almshouses with plenty of European charm
. Known as the Venice of the North, Bruges is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. It was a justified motive that prompted UNESCO to include the entire historical city centre on the World Heritage list
, at the beginning of the millennium.
Walking along the maze of winding cobbled alleys and romantic canals
, you can easily imagine yourself to be in medieval times. The wealth of museums is a striking image of this city's stirring history. Bruges is also home to contemporary culture, such as the new Concert Hall, which is one of the most prominent music complexes in Flanders.
Enjoy shopping in the old city streets around the Steenstraat and Gelmunstraat or visit the Markt Square to add a truly romantic feel to your stay
. Don't forget to stop by one of the many chocolate museums and sample some of the finest in local sweets!