Day trip

From Paris: Day Trip to Bruges with Seasonal Canal Cruise

Activity provider: ParisCityVision

From Paris: Day Trip to Bruges with Seasonal Canal Cruise

Activity provider: ParisCityVision
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From US$ 124.97 per person

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Embark on a full-day guided trip to Bruges from Paris. Visit city highlights, including Ten Wijngaerde, the Basilica of the Holy Blood, and the Belfry, and take a cruise down the picturesque canals.

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Duration 1 day
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Japanese, Spanish, English, Italian, German, Korean, Russian, French, Portuguese
Optional audio guide
Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish

Experience

Highlights
  • Cross the border of France and Belgium to the capital of West Flanders
  • See intact medieval buildings and canals that date back to the 12th century
  • Visit the Basilica of the Holy Blood, an almost intact Romanesque chapel
  • Cruise down the canals in summer and admire Renaissance and Gothic architecture
  • Try the national dish of moules frites and Belgian beer
Full description

Escape Paris for the day and cross the border to the capital of the West Flanders region of Flemish Belgium. The full-day tour, with round-trip transfers from central Paris, will take you to the UNESCO World Heritage city of Bruges, sometimes referred to as the “Venice of the North.” Enjoy a guided walk of the historically rich center, admiring the gothic-style City Hall, the ornate Renaissance architecture of the Place du Bourg, and the 12th-century Basilique du Saint-Sang (Basilica of the Holy Blood), among other attractions. Free time will be allocated for lunch at a local restaurant, where you can enjoy Belgian specialties, such as traditional moules frites (mussels and French fries) and an extensive selection of Belgian beers. A visit to the Groeningemuseum, home to Flemish master painters, such as van Eyck and Hieronymous Bosch is a popular way to spend an afternoon in Bruges. Alternatively, shop for handmade lace and Belgian chocolates in the city’s boutique stores.

During the summer season, choose the guided option to enjoy a boat cruise along some of the most famous canals of Bruges, built as far back as the 12th century.

Includes
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • Multilingual guide (if option is chosen)
  • Walking tour
  • Canal cruise in summer (only for the guided option)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drink
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 135 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.4/5
  • Transportation
    4.2/5
  • Value for money
    4.1/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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Very beautiful place. The drive is very long and on top of it we left and had to return to pick up a group that was 40 min late. You don't have much time in the city at all and the guide is forced to go super fast so you could have some free time. Glad we got to visit for sure but not certain it was worth the drive for such a very little time there.

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November 24, 2022

The bus left on time, and the guides were very friendly. I took only transfer, since as the time that one is in Bruges is short, I wanted to optimize it. As a suggestion, the return could be an hour later, since in the 5 hours that we are in the city, time is short and we are running. But it's worth it: it's very nice. And the application is very good, since the doubts I had before leaving were answered immediately by Whatsapp.

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October 25, 2022

This is a fantastic day trip. I can't recommend it highly enough. Although it is a very long day, we were able to see most of the lovely architectural sites in Bruges. As well as the guided tour, there was still sufficient time to explore the city on our own, have lunch in a local restaurant, go on a canal cruise and do some shopping. I didn't feel rushed at all.

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July 27, 2022

Product ID: 10756