Relish the fairy-tale medieval charm of Bruges in a perfect getaway activity that combines chocolate and beer tasting with the picturesque touch of a canal boat ride and sightseeing of the city’s UNESCO recognized heritage. This must do Bruges activity will pluck your heartstrings and stir all your senses, making sure you will return to the “little Venice” of Belgium.
- Start time: 10:00
- Duration: 4 hours
- Price: 85€
- Meeting point: Burg Square, in front of the City Hall
- For groups or corporate: Contact us for a personalized offer!
- Selection of 4 local beers in the oldest taverns of Bruges
- Chocolate Tasting and demonstration
- Boatride on the canals of Bruges (35min)
- Guided walking tour past the major sights: Belfree, City Hall, Fishmarket
- Selection of local specialties with the beers
For a longer description see below!
- Discover the city
- Taste delicious Belgian chocolate
- Enjoy a canal ride
- Refresh with a Belgium beer
What to expect
A unique cultural experience
From the first sight, Bruges will make the words “wow” come out of your mouth instantly and put an irremediable spell on you with its mysterious charm. The medieval alleys and architecture will bring you back in time and make you wonder if you are still in an Europe of the 21st century. Described as a “little Venice” of Belgium, this activity is a must if you are wondering what to do in Bruges.
The tour will start in front of Town Hall in Burg Square, where our knowledgeable guide will make the first step to introduce you into the world of Bruges culture: a sparkle of the city history, city square, the highlights of the city and legends. Bruges is full to the brim with breath-taking milestones and monuments, thus be prepared to enhance your adventure into the city.
Chocolate and beer
If you are in Bruges, chocolate is a must. Along the tour, you will have the opportunity to taste 3 of the best quality Belgium chocolates and increase your chocolate knowledge with information about the history of cocoa beans and the making process of the sweets. We know you love chocolate and we know you want to take some with you, therefore we will make sure that you have enough time to buy some for yourself or a gift as well.
To make the tour even more interesting, beer is involved as well! Bear in mind that even if you define yourself as a non-beer drinker – this tour is perfectly designed for you and it will fit you as a glove! Enjoy 5 Belgian Trappist beer tastings, with an increasing alcohol percentage of up to 10%, paired with a selection of Belgian cheese and snacks and get an idea of how flavored the Belgian beer world is. You will definitely remember the names of the beers and actually miss them once you’re home and discover they can only be found in Belgium.
Boat ride and city historical venues
As if chocolate and beer in Bruges would not be enough, you will embark on a boat ride on the picturesque canals of Bruges and enjoy some of the city’s cobbled lanes that will creep under your skin. You can use this time to capture in pictures the scent of the city and receive even more details on the history behind the walls in front of your eyes. You will not miss any of the Bruges historical venues. You can just enjoy the ride and trust the guide to walk you through a history of 1000 years in a matter of hours. Chocolate, beer, boat ride, historical places and Bruges – what can a tourist can ask more for?