Historium Bruges

Historium Bruges

Historium Bruges: Our most recommended tours and activities

Bruges: Historium Bruges Story and VR Ticket

1. Bruges: Historium Bruges Story and VR Ticket

Travel back in time to the Middle Ages! The Historium – Bruges’ most visited attraction – lets you step back in time. Get a glimpse of how lively Bruges was during the Golden Age in various ways. In the Historium Story you'll follow the love story of Jacob, Jan van Eyck’s apprentice, as you wander through this spectacular attraction with film, backdrops and special effects. In the interactive Historium Exhibition you will find additional information about Mediaeval Bruges or you can get started on the wacky Family Trail. Time travel back to the year 1435 in the Historium Virtual Reality and sail virtually into the port of Bruges! You will see how the Waterhalle and Belfort tower looked in the past and can fly over the Market Square to the former St. Donatian’s Cathedral. It is a truly exhilarating experience.

Bruges: Historium Bruges Medieval Experience Ticket

2. Bruges: Historium Bruges Medieval Experience Ticket

Travel back in time to the Middle Ages! The Historium – Bruges’ most visited attraction – lets you step back in time. See how lively Bruges was during the Golden Age in various ways. In the Historium Story, follow the love story of Jacob, Jan van Eyck’s apprentice, as you wander through this spectacular attraction with film, backdrops and special effects. In the interactive Historium Exhibition, find additional information about Mediaeval Bruges or you can get started on the wacky Family Trail.

Bruges Guided Walking Tour: Stories, Mysteries and People

3. Bruges Guided Walking Tour: Stories, Mysteries and People

Ranked 5⭐ Star Bruges Walking Tour! Best Tour with a Local Guide 🎉 Welcome to the enchanting heart of Bruges, where the cobbled streets whisper tales of centuries past, and each cobblestone seems to have its own story to tell. I'm your trusty guide, your passport to the past, and your ticket to adventure in this charming medieval city. 🏰 Picture this: as we wander through the city centre, we'll journey through time, from the days when knights donned shiny armour to the modern era of delectable Belgian chocolates. It's like a time machine, but without the risk of accidentally changing history. Unless you really want to. But I don't recommend it. 🍫 Now, I know you're probably thinking, "Why Bruges? What's so special about this place?" Well, besides the fact that it's a Unesco World Heritage Site (which is basically the gold medal of cool places), Bruges boasts more chocolate shops than you can shake a cocoa bean at. And if that's not reason enough, let me tell you about the beer. Belgians take their beer seriously, and you should too. Trust me; it's a frothy adventure waiting to happen. 🏛️ But that's not all! We'll be rubbing elbows with towering cathedrals and cozy streets (try saying that after a few Belgian beers), all while taking in the sights, sounds, and smells of this living fairy tale. 🌊 And don't forget the canals! We've got more of those than Venice (well, almost), and they're the watery arteries that keep the city's charm flowing. We'll stroll along the water's edge, discovering why Bruges is sometimes called the "Venice of the North" (without the gondolas, but with lots more waffles). 🍻 So, are you ready to embark on a journey that's part history, part chocolate, and all fun? Grab your comfy shoes, your sense of wonder, and maybe an umbrella (because you never know when those Belgian skies will decide to sprinkle a little magic). Let's dive into the whimsical world of Bruges together, one Belgian chocolate at a time!

Experience the best of Bruges on Private Tour with Boat Ride

4. Experience the best of Bruges on Private Tour with Boat Ride

Bruges may be small, it sure packs a lot of sights and attractions in and around the Old Town. Bruges will immediately win you over with its medieval buildings, lively squares, and swans leisurely floating down the canals. It’s no wonder this place is listed as one of the most romantic cities in Europe. Even if you’re not traveling with a partner, this city is still a great spot to visit with family, friends, or even solo. Highlights: 1. Discover the wonders of Bruges, one of the most romantic city in Europe on this unforgettable guided tour including its lively squares, cobbled streets, medieval buildings and uncover its hidden treasures, architecture, culture and unearth its rich history with stories. 2. Stroll through Burgos’ Old Town, admiring the impressive Plaza Mayor and visiting the Collegiate Church of Santa Maria, the Cartuja de Miraflores monastery, an important Gothic building, Cathedral of St. Andrew, the Old Town Hall, and the famous House of Blues. 3. Explore Bruges beyond the typical tourist spots and see the city through the eyes of a local and discover the numerous mesmerizing places Bruges has to offer. 4. Capture the vibrant atmosphere of this colorful city on this memorable walking tour with an infotainment-style ensuring that you will not be bored. 5. Enjoy a boat ride to admire the sights from the water highlighting views over the impressive canals, churches, museums, and other attractions.

Bruges: Belgian Beer Tour with Chocolate Pairing

5. Bruges: Belgian Beer Tour with Chocolate Pairing

Set off on foot on your beer tasting tour and learn the secrets of the beer-brewing process. Learn how to differentiate between an ale, lager, triple, and a historical medieval beer called Lambic. Discover what kind of beer Belgium is famous for and the best chocolate store in the city. Move on to other lively beer haunts, including some hidden gems loved by and known only to locals. Sample a selection of traditional beers and craftwork brews, a gutsy mix of malty, hoppy, fruity, reddish, and herby beers to sour and triple varieties. Trappist or Lambic beers can be surprising when matched with some chocolate or other local delicacies to enjoy the full Belgian beer-and-food experience. Last but not least, discover the secret varieties of a craft brewer and taste more delicious Belgian beers.

Bruges by bike with family and friends!

6. Bruges by bike with family and friends!

We start with our small group on the Market Square of Bruges. Meet your local guide and pick out a bike that suits you. When you feel comfortable, we go ahead for a bike tour to discover the highlights of the historic center. Ride past the towering Belfry of Bruges and the medieval Gruuthuse palace. Pause to admire views of a red-brick castle by Minnewater lake. Peddle by the windmills on top of the city walls. Head to a medieval city gate to get an idea of what the old city fortifications were like. Cycle along the old harbor to take in views of houseboats. Continue to the garden district of St. Anna. Visit a local chocolate shop. Taste the Belgian chocolate! After a short break we continue to see local street art and a colorful mural! Bruges has so much to offer! At the end of the tour we bring you back to the Market square. The guide will provide a map and a lot of ideas to spend the rest of your time in Bruges in the best way!

Unforgettable Bruges: Sightseeings, History and Tasting.

7. Unforgettable Bruges: Sightseeings, History and Tasting.

Ranked 5⭐ Star Bruges Walking Tour! Best Tour with a Local Guide 🎉 Welcome to the enchanting heart of Bruges, where the cobbled streets whisper tales of centuries past, and each cobblestone seems to have its own story to tell. I'm your trusty guide, your passport to the past, and your ticket to adventure in this charming medieval city. 🏰 Picture this: as we wander through the city centre, we'll journey through time, from the days when knights donned shiny armour to the modern era of delectable Belgian chocolates. It's like a time machine, but without the risk of accidentally changing history. Unless you really want to. But I don't recommend it. 🍫 Now, I know you're probably thinking, "Why Bruges? What's so special about this place?" Well, besides the fact that it's a Unesco World Heritage Site (which is basically the gold medal of cool places), Bruges boasts more chocolate shops than you can shake a cocoa bean at. And if that's not reason enough, let me tell you about the beer. Belgians take their beer seriously, and you should too. Trust me; it's a frothy adventure waiting to happen. 🏛️ But that's not all! We'll be rubbing elbows with towering cathedrals and cozy streets (try saying that after a few Belgian beers), all while taking in the sights, sounds, and smells of this living fairy tale. 🌊 And don't forget the canals! We've got more of those than Venice (well, almost), and they're the watery arteries that keep the city's charm flowing. We'll stroll along the water's edge, discovering why Bruges is sometimes called the "Venice of the North" (without the gondolas, but with lots more waffles). 🍻 So, are you ready to embark on a journey that's part history, part chocolate, and all fun? Grab your comfy shoes, your sense of wonder, and maybe an umbrella (because you never know when those Belgian skies will decide to sprinkle a little magic). Let's dive into the whimsical world of Bruges together, one Belgian chocolate at a time!

Thé best chocolate in Bruges!

8. Thé best chocolate in Bruges!

Immerse yourself in Bruges's cobblestone streets, ancient bridges and cozy squares on foot. Your local guide will reveal the secrets of chocolate. Discover where they best chocolate shops are located and enjoy various delicious pralines! Let the chocolate melt in your mouth. Get amazed when a "praline" releases its flavour to the palate. Enjoy its full cocoa body and fine flavours. Get the best of both worlds! See all the charming spots of Bruges during this 2-hour combination tour. Your expert, local guide will reveal to you the local legends and stories behind the facades. Take in the town hall, the fish market and the city palace of Gruuthuse as you walk these famous streets. Enjoy a stop at the Beguinage UNESCO world heritage site while your horse takes a break. Take in historic houses, narrow canals and unforgettable architecture of this most beautiful of cities. The guide will also provide ideas and information to spend a wonderful holiday in Bruges.

From Paris: Private Bruges Tour

9. From Paris: Private Bruges Tour

Enjoy a 12-hour  private tour of Bruges from Paris. Take advantage of a private vehicle with a chauffeur at your disposition, and a local expert guide in Bruges for 3 hours. The city of Bruges is located in the Northwest of Belgium, known as the ''Venice of the North''. Your guide will show you the main attractions of the city, starting with the historical center declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After you see the old town, you will visit other places like the Belfry – known for being one of the most famous landmarks in Belgium – the Basilica of the Holy Blood, and the Groeninge Museum that holds paintings of the most famous Flemish artists.  You will also get to see the Church of Our Lady, known for being the tallest in Belgium. Visit a relic from Medieval times at the Béguinage.To finish with the tour, you will have some time to admire the streets of the city and to try its typical gastronomy before your chauffeur takes you back to Paris.

From Amsterdam: To Bruges with a Private Driver like a VIP

10. From Amsterdam: To Bruges with a Private Driver like a VIP

Get ready for a special tour to Bruges with a private driver just for you. You'll travel in a fancy Mercedes car that has air conditioning to keep you cool. Plus, you get free water to drink on the way. This trip is all about you. You can even change the plan to see other things you're interested in. First up, we'll visit the Holy Blood Basilica. It's a beautiful church with a lot of history. People say it has a very special relic - a cloth with the blood of Jesus. It's a peaceful place to see. Next, we'll go to the Our Lady Church. This church is famous for its tall tower and the beautiful art inside. You can see a statue by Michelangelo here. It's very old and very special. We also have the Historical Museum on the list. This museum tells the story of Bruges. You can learn about the old days, see cool stuff from the past, and understand how people lived here long ago. And then, there's the Belfry of Bruges. This iconic bell tower stands as a testament to the city's medieval past, offering breathtaking views to those who venture up its steps. The Belfry is not just a tower; it's a symbol of Bruges' enduring spirit and a beacon for visitors from around the globe. And don't forget about the chocolates and waffles! Bruges is famous for its delicious sweets. You can try some of the best chocolates and waffles in the world. And if you like shopping, you can buy beautiful lace as a souvenir. This tour is a great way to see Bruges. You get to travel in comfort, learn a lot, and eat yummy food. Plus, it's all up to you what you want to see and do.

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What people are saying about Historium Bruges

Overall rating

4.5
(285 reviews)

Definitely book this trip! Helen was a wonderful guide. Very informative about all things Chocolate and its history with Bruges. Got to see parts of the city we weren’t expecting, and sampled chocolates from places that should be way more popular than they are. Was happy to go back to all of them and buy.

Artur was incredible and so knowledgable. He was entertaining and personable. Highly recommend booking with him. His passion for the city is contagious. It was my fourth visit to Bruges and I still learned more things and really enjoyed walking with Artur

We visited so many chocolate shops and got lots of info about chocolate and Bruges. Helen was delightful!

we got a lot of information about beer and got to see a lot of the city.

Personalised, small group, interested and interesting guide.