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Overview
Don’t waste your precious vacation time organizing transportation and itineraries; let a guide do the hard work on this day trip to Bruges and Ghent from Brussels. It’s perfect for travelers with limited time, offering a great introduction to these two UNESCO-listed medieval cities. Learn the history of each place from your guide and relish the cultural highlights.
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You'll start at
Grasmarkt Straat 82
Grasmarkt Straat 82, 1000 Brussel, BelgiumThe street right next to the Grand Place and 5 minutes from the Central Station. We are located right next to Hotel Aris
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  • Pass by Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle)
    Pass by Graslei and Korenlei
    Pass by St. Bavo's Cathedral (Sint-Baafskathedraal)
    Pass by Gravensteen
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    Saint Nicholas Church
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Basilica of the Holy Blood
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 4
    Stadhuis
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 5
    Minnewater Lake
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 6
    Burg Square
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 7
    The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Historic Centre of Brugge
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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You'll end at
Grasmarkt Straat 82
Grasmarkt Straat 82, 1000 Brussel, BelgiumThe street right next to the Grand Place and 5 minutes from the Central Station. We are located right next to Hotel Aris
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Highlights
  • Take a full-day tour of Bruges and Ghent from Brussels 
  • Let someone else handle transportation and the itinerary 
  • Commentary brings the history of the two UNESCO-listed cities to life 
  • Take a guided walking tour of Bruges and Ghent highlights 
  • Upgrade to include a cruise on Bruges' idyllic waterways
What to Expect
Your day trip begins with pickup in central Brussels, from which you embark on a journey through the Belgian countryside to Ghent, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On arrival in Ghent, visit St. Bavo's Cathedral (Sint-Baafskathedraal), home to the world-famous 'Mystic Lamb' painting, and take a guided walking tour of Ghent’s churches and castles, including Gravensteen Castle (Castle of the Counts). The next stop is Bruges, another UNESCO-listed medieval city, where you break for lunch (own expense) at Minnewater (Lake of Love). Tick off Markt Square, Belfry (Belfort), the Basilica of the Holy Blood, plus many more on a walking tour accompanied by historical commentary. Upgrade to take a canal cruise on Bruges’ idyllic waterways before returning to your vehicle for the journey back to Brussels.  
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Important Information
Departure Point
Grasmarkt Straat 82, 1000 Brussel, Belgium
Duration
10h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional multilingual guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick up & drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Historic Centre of Brugge
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Access to the Mystic Lamb at St Bavo's Cathedral is not possible on Sundays
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 200 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Lolo wrote a review 18 May
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Have been on the tour of Ghent and Bruges. Super lucky to have been there before the lockdown, love both city you can see the difference between them ghent more local and bruges more famous a very good match for one day trip with an amazing guide! Staff in the office are
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from brusselscitytours, Customer Service at Ghent and Bruges Day Trip from Brussels
Responded 3 days ago
Dear customer, Thanks you so much for leaving us such a wonderful review. Our staff will definitely be happy to read what you wrote!!! We put customer experience and satisfaction as our priority, and your review reaffirms the hard work we put in every day. So thanks for your kind words and we look forward to seeing you again too. Kind regards, Brussels City Tours Team
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Thomas R wrote a review Mar. 2020
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Had to leave Brussels early due to flight and border closings. But while there, we were able to take this tour March 12, 2020. Beautiful excursion, little rain, mostly sun. Saw beauty everywhere. Buildings amazing. Our initial goal was to take this tour to get a good overview
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from brusselscitytours, Customer Service at Ghent and Bruges Day Trip from Brussels
Responded 20 Mar. 2020
Dear customer, We are so grateful for your kind words. Thanks for sharing your review with us. Don't hesitate to join us for another tour when you comeback! Stay safe. Kind regards, Brussels City Tours Team
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Mitchell B wrote a review Mar. 2020
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This tour was flat out bad. From the set up of the trip to the tour guide this was just a bad experience. Never have we ever had a tour guide purposely lead us to tourist traps until we went on this tour. We were essentially required to eat lunch at a tourist trap that is
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from brusselscitytours, Customer Service at Ghent and Bruges Day Trip from Brussels
Responded 5 Apr. 2020
Dear Customer, We thank you for your patience and we are extremely sorry to hear about your negative experience about the suggestion of the lunch. We highly value your feedback and we want to make things right in the future. Kind regards, Brussels City Tours Team
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Mitchell B wrote a review Mar. 2020
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We used viatour to book many tours throughout Europe and all were great so we were excited to embark on this tour. Unfortunately of the many tours we took, this was the worst one and was horrible. The tour guide was unengaging and didn’t seem to care about us or the trip. What
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from brusselscitytours, Customer Service at Ghent and Bruges Day Trip from Brussels
Responded 5 Apr. 2020
Dear customer, We apologize deeply for your unpleasant excursion. Please know that your situation was an exception. As you can see on other reviews, we are known for taking ownership and caring deeply about our customers. We can’t fix the past but you have my personal commitment to improve the way our staff serves every customer. Please do not hesitate to contact us at info@brussels-city-tours.be to give another chance and we will give you a discount. Best regards, Brussels City Tours Team
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natyes9031 wrote a review Mar. 2020
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Excellent service and information provided during the tour. Great places to visit and tasty beer along with an amazing h
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Responded 8 Mar. 2020
Dear customer. Thanks for the great review and we look forward to seeing you again. Best regards, Brussels City Tours Team
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Great company for day trips!
Absolutely love the service and quality of the excursions ! Have been to fews one and will definitely comeback to d
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Good!
If you don't have a lot of time but you really want to visit , this company is the one! One day trip to see the mus
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Lovelyevy
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Lovely Day!
I have been on the tour of Luxembourg and Dinant with my friend. Surprisingly I really enjoyed every part of Dinan
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globaltraveler85
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Good consolidated tour
This is a good tour if you want to experience all of Brussels in a short period of time. We had a 1 day layover in
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Wonderful Tour!
Upon arrival we were warmly welcomed by the brussels city tours team, we felt welcomed and with such a friendly atm
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Helpful and Most Friendly
I commend Zohra Amri, Sales Agent, who was most helpful with bookings explaining so much about the cultural and lin
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Comfortable ride. Tour guide well informed and friendly.
This is a very good day trip to Amsterdam. Tour guide allowed guest to have good photo opportunities. She was real
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an important site
Fine memorial of the battle of bastogne also check the museum next door well worth a look Note not well known on t
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solocationer
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Worth it!
This tour is an all-day tour, but it was well run and enjoyable. The tour guides impressively switched languages to
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Ghant and Bruge one day trip
Our guide: Sergio, is an amazing guide with a great charisma and give u good recommendations. The walking around th
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Bruge and Ghent day trip
Just came back to our hotel after the trip. All the reviews about Stefan are true. He is a great guide. He went abo
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A lot of information
We were met by our guide Miriam who was full of knowledge but also made it light hearted and enteraining. We visite
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Informative little trip
Informative full day trip to Amsterdam with our host Miriam, who provided both cultural and historical information
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laylapretoria
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Not just at trip to Luxembourg but a trip through WW1 Flanders and the Battle of the Bulge
We were ten minutes late, guide met us half way and carried our bags as we were flying out immediately afterwards.
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Bus journey too long - actual time in Luxembourg too short.
We took the ‘two countries in one day’ tour (i.e. Belgium and Luxembourg) recently, and as usual, we travelled wit
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  • Duration: 10h 30m
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