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Bruges & Ghent from Brussels


Field Study Belgium
History

Bus day trip to Bruges & Ghent from Brussels
Brussels,  Brussels-Capital, Belgium, Europe 
Rate Average 53.38 USD 
Overview
UNESCO–listed Bruges and Ghent make ideal day trips from Brussels, but organizing transportation independently can be time-consuming. On this tour, begin with pickup in central Brussels and visit both cities in one day with ease. During guided walking tours, discover top attractions including Minnewater, Saint Bavo Cathedral, and Walplein Square, and gain insight into the history and heritage of two of Belgium’s most beautiful and ancient cities. Visit both UNESCO–listed Bruges and Ghent with ease in one day Explore top attractions like Saint Bavo Cathedral and Walplein Square Your guide shares the city’s rich history and heritage Hassle-free round-trip transport from central Brussels Departure Point Carr de l'Europe, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium In the Carrefour de l'Europe square under the columns of the main entrance of the train and metro station, in front of the Hilton Grand Place hotel. Look for our logo and our roll up! Our guides wear a black jacket with the Nice Day Tours logo also the logo of our main sponsor Air Europa. 

Departure Time 8:30 AM Return Details Rue du Marquis 1100, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium End of the tour. Our guide will give our best tips for sightseeing, eating out, and excursions in Brussels. The end point is near Central Station therefore from public transport. Is 7 mins walking from Grand Place and near many good restaurants and bars. 

Bargeplein (Katelijnparking) Our bus will leave us in Bargeplein. Here we will have 10 minutes to go to the bathroom. The guide will explain at what time should we be back in the bus 15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 2 Minnewater Our first stop will be Minnewater, also known as the "Lake of love". With the beautiful lake on the background our guide will explain the history of Bruges as well as the love story occurred in this lake. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 3 Begijnhof The next step of our tour will be the Begijnhof. Founded in 1245, this place saves the history of an incredible group of women. 10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 4 Chocolalino In one of the few certified artisan chocolate shops, we will have the chance to taste artisan chocolates. Our guide will also tell us about the famous Bruges chocolate and will give you some tips to distinguish the handmade chocolate from the industrial one. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 5 Walplein In this beautiful square, our guide will explain us the history of Bruges beer. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 6 Stoofstraat Here our guide will teach us how to identify the original medieval houses. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free Mariastraat 23 (Pass By) You will have the chance to take some beautiful photos from the little bridge. 7 Sint-Janshospitaal (Museum) In front of Old St. John’s Hospital our guide will explain how the health system in medieval Bruges worked. 8 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 8 Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk In front of old St. John’s Hospital, we will find the Church of Our Lady. From the outside, our guide will explain us some curiosities of the white marble sculpture of the Madonna and Child created by Michelangelo that is inside the church mentioned before. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 9 Gruuthusemuseum In the front of Gruuthuse, we will get to know the most famous and powerful family of Bruges between the XVII and XVIII centuries. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 10 St Bonifacius Bridge In one of the most charming spots of Bruges, our guide will explain the interesting legend of this bridge. You will also have time to take photos. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 11 Quai du Rosaire / Rozenhoedkaai In the most photographed place of Bruges, our guide will tell us about the history surrounding the "Pier of the roses". You will also have the chance to take some pictures. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 12 Huidenvettersplein Our next step is Tanners square, here we will learn about how tanners worked in the medieval Bruges. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 13 Burg Square In this square we find the Gothic Town Hall, the Old Court House and the Basilica of the Holy Blood. 10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 14 The Markt The last point of our guided tour in Bruges is The Market Square or Grote Markt. Here our guide will explain the different buildings around the square and will give some tips about where to eat or which are the best shops to buy the traditional chocolate. The guide will also remember you when and where you must be to take the bus to Ghent. 15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 15 Bruges Free time, you will enjoy about 1,5 hours of free time (it depends on the traffic and the rhythm of the group). 1 hour • Admission Ticket Free 16 Bargeplein (Katelijnparking) Here waits our guide and the bus. Time to continue our trip to Ghent. 10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 17 Bus Parking Dampoort We arrive to Ghent, one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Europe. We walk to the centre, where the guided tour will begin. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 18 Ghent Town Hall (Stadhuis) We start our guided tour in front of the Town Hall. Here our guide will explain us the different architectural styles of the building. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 19 Het Belfort van Gent Our guide will explain this emblematic tower and the history surrounding its dragon. 10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 20 St. Bavo's Cathedral (Sint-Baafskathedraal) You will discover the outside and the inside of Ghent’s Cathedral, where the most stolen painting in history is kept, the famous painting of the Van Eyck brothers “The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb”. 25 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 21 Saint Nicholas Church Do you know that Belgian churches host concerts and other events? 3 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 22 Masons' Guild Hall In front of the original facade of the Masons guild house, our guide will explain what guild houses are and the peculiarity of this one. 2 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 23 Korenmarkt In front Saint Nicholas Church, we found the Korenmarkt. In this spot will be explained the peculiar history of the building where the post office used to be. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 24 Sint-Michielsbrug Upon this bridge you will be able to take incredible photos. Here will also be explained the story of the tower of Saint Michael's Church. 7 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 25 Graslei and Korenlei We are going to follow the Lys riverbank. We will get to know the buildings surrounding Lys river such as the Masons’ Guild House or the current Marriot Hotel. You will also have the chance to take some photos. 10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 26 Great Butcher's Hall The Great Butchers’, which dates back to the 15th century, was originally a covered market. 7 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 27 Kleine Vismarkt In front the Great Butcher's Hall, we will make a little stop in a traditional market stall where the seller will tell us about Ghent’s more famous candy, the cuberdon. 3 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 28 St. Veerleplein The last point of our guided tour is Sint-Veerleplein Square. Here our guide will explain the story of the square and the different buildings around it. Also, will give some tips about where can you drink the traditional beer or which are the best souvenir shops. The guide will also remember when and where you must be to take the bus back to Brussels. 15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 29 Ghent Free time, you will enjoy about 1 hour of free time (it depends on the traffic and the rhythm of the group). 1 hour • Admission Ticket Free UNESCO–listed Bruges and Ghent make ideal day trips from Brussels, but organizing transportation independently can be time-consuming. On this tour, begin with pickup in central Brussels and visit both cities in one day with ease. During guided walking tours, discover top attractions including Minnewater, Saint Bavo Cathedral, and Walplein Square, and gain insight into the history and heritage of two of Belgium’s most beautiful and ancient cities. Visit both UNESCO–listed Bruges and Ghent with ease in one day Explore top attractions like Saint Bavo Cathedral and Walplein Square Your guide shares the city’s rich history and heritage Hassle-free round-trip transport from central Brussels Departure Point Carr de l'Europe, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium In the Carrefour de l'Europe square under the columns of the main entrance of the train and metro station, in front of the Hilton Grand Place hotel. Look for our logo and our roll up! Our guides wear a black jacket with the Nice Day Tours logo also the logo of our main sponsor Air Europa. Departure Time 8:30 AM Return Details Rue du Marquis 1100, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium End of the tour. Our guide will give our best tips for sightseeing, eating out, and excursions in Brussels. The end point is near Central Station therefore from public transport. Is 7 mins walking from Grand Place and near many good restaurants and bars. Bargeplein (Katelijnparking) Our bus will leave us in Bargeplein. Here we will have 10 minutes to go to the bathroom. The guide will explain at what time should we be back in the bus 15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 2 Minnewater Our first stop will be Minnewater, also known as the "Lake of love". With the beautiful lake on the background our guide will explain the history of Bruges as well as the love story occurred in this lake. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 3 Begijnhof The next step of our tour will be the Begijnhof. Founded in 1245, this place saves the history of an incredible group of women. 10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 4 Chocolalino In one of the few certified artisan chocolate shops, we will have the chance to taste artisan chocolates. Our guide will also tell us about the famous Bruges chocolate and will give you some tips to distinguish the handmade chocolate from the industrial one. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 5 Walplein In this beautiful square, our guide will explain us the history of Bruges beer. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 6 Stoofstraat Here our guide will teach us how to identify the original medieval houses. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free Mariastraat 23 (Pass By) You will have the chance to take some beautiful photos from the little bridge. 7 Sint-Janshospitaal (Museum) In front of Old St. John’s Hospital our guide will explain how the health system in medieval Bruges worked. 8 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 8 Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk In front of old St. John’s Hospital, we will find the Church of Our Lady. From the outside, our guide will explain us some curiosities of the white marble sculpture of the Madonna and Child created by Michelangelo that is inside the church mentioned before. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 9 Gruuthusemuseum In the front of Gruuthuse, we will get to know the most famous and powerful family of Bruges between the XVII and XVIII centuries. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 10 St Bonifacius Bridge In one of the most charming spots of Bruges, our guide will explain the interesting legend of this bridge. You will also have time to take photos. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 11 Quai du Rosaire / Rozenhoedkaai In the most photographed place of Bruges, our guide will tell us about the history surrounding the "Pier of the roses". You will also have the chance to take some pictures. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 12 Huidenvettersplein Our next step is Tanners square, here we will learn about how tanners worked in the medieval Bruges. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 13 Burg Square In this square we find the Gothic Town Hall, the Old Court House and the Basilica of the Holy Blood. 10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 14 The Markt The last point of our guided tour in Bruges is The Market Square or Grote Markt. Here our guide will explain the different buildings around the square and will give some tips about where to eat or which are the best shops to buy the traditional chocolate. The guide will also remember you when and where you must be to take the bus to Ghent. 15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 15 Bruges Free time, you will enjoy about 1,5 hours of free time (it depends on the traffic and the rhythm of the group). 1 hour • Admission Ticket Free 16 Bargeplein (Katelijnparking) Here waits our guide and the bus. Time to continue our trip to Ghent. 10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 17 Bus Parking Dampoort We arrive to Ghent, one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Europe. We walk to the centre, where the guided tour will begin. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 18 Ghent Town Hall (Stadhuis) We start our guided tour in front of the Town Hall. Here our guide will explain us the different architectural styles of the building. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 19 Het Belfort van Gent Our guide will explain this emblematic tower and the history surrounding its dragon. 10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 20 St. Bavo's Cathedral (Sint-Baafskathedraal) You will discover the outside and the inside of Ghent’s Cathedral, where the most stolen painting in history is kept, the famous painting of the Van Eyck brothers “The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb”. 25 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 21 Saint Nicholas Church Do you know that Belgian churches host concerts and other events? 3 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 22 Masons' Guild Hall In front of the original facade of the Masons guild house, our guide will explain what guild houses are and the peculiarity of this one. 2 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 23 Korenmarkt In front Saint Nicholas Church, we found the Korenmarkt. In this spot will be explained the peculiar history of the building where the post office used to be. 5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 24 Sint-Michielsbrug Upon this bridge you will be able to take incredible photos. Here will also be explained the story of the tower of Saint Michael's Church. 7 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 25 Graslei and Korenlei We are going to follow the Lys riverbank. We will get to know the buildings surrounding Lys river such as the Masons’ Guild House or the current Marriot Hotel. You will also have the chance to take some photos. 10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 26 Great Butcher's Hall The Great Butchers’, which dates back to the 15th century, was originally a covered market. 7 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 27 Kleine Vismarkt In front the Great Butcher's Hall, we will make a little stop in a traditional market stall where the seller will tell us about Ghent’s more famous candy, the cuberdon. 3 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 28 St. Veerleplein The last point of our guided tour is Sint-Veerleplein Square. Here our guide will explain the story of the square and the different buildings around it. Also, will give some tips about where can you drink the traditional beer or which are the best souvenir shops. The guide will also remember when and where you must be to take the bus back to Brussels. 15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free 29 Ghent Free time, you will enjoy about 1 hour of free time (it depends on the traffic and the rhythm of the group). 1 hour • Admission Ticket Free
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Pentahotel Leuven
Star rating 3
Address ALFONS SMETSPLEIN,7 ,  Leuven 3000 ,  Flemish Brabant , Belgium Europe.
Overview
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