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Ghent and Bruges Day Trip from Brussels

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  • 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 
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Ghent and Bruges Day Trip from Brussels
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Ghent and Bruges Day Trip from Brussels
US$ 53.79
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 convenience of hotel pickup and drop-off.
What to Expect

Your day trip begins with pickup from your Brussels accommodation, from which you’ll embark on a journey through the Belgian countryside to Ghent, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

On arrival in Ghent, you’ll visit St. Bavo Cathedral (Sint-Baafskathedraal), home to the world-famous Mystic Lamb painting, and take a guided walking tour of Ghent’s churches and castles.

The next stop is Bruges, another UNESCO-listed medieval city, where you’ll break for lunch (own expense) at Minnewater (Lake of Love). Tick off Markt Square, Belfry (Belfort), Gravensteen Castle (Castle of the Counts), 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 your Brussels hotel.  

Reviews (2,102)
1 - 5 of 84 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
A day in Brugge

Don't bother with the tours. I went solo by taking the train from Gare du Midi in Brussels. I was able to do everything the tours offer at my own pace. I may have missed out on the guide's lectures but was good as can...More

Thank belinda c
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Fantastic day trip

Enjoyable visit to Ghent and Bruges, well organised, Bruges is a real gem. Canal cruise in Bruges is worth the €8 extra. Traffic out of Brussels was heavy as well as Bruges. Our guide Josephine was from Flanders so her knowledge was fantastic.

Thank Ryanaa72
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Ghent and Bruges

It was an wonderful trip. Everything was beautiful. We enjoyed every single second there. The only thing that spiced the weather was the fact that the guide had almost lost us in Ghent.

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Overpriced Bus Trip Do not Book

Our tour guide did a bilingual tour with only 2 people who spoke spa ish. It wasn't advertised for bilingual and was very confusing for the group. Very minimal information about sites without history. Also couldn't hear the tour guide most of the time but...More

1  Thank Ben G
Reviewed 1 week ago
Ok, trip not worth the money spent

Unfortunately, this trip was not very good. Our tour was unexpectedly conducted in both English and Spanish and it was clear that our guide was more comforatable speaking in Spanish than English. That left the English speakers feeling short changed. Also, unless you were standing...More

1  Thank Mireille W
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DayTrip792681
12 September 2018|
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Response from Tony R | Reviewed this property |
Normally around 7pm depending on the day plan and traffic on the highway on the way back
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silverspringlaurie
6 September 2018|
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Response from DenisN946 | Reviewed this property |
Pickup is arranged by the tour. Apart from their office in Brussels I believe they pick up from 3 of the hotels as well. Refer to the Viator web site as they are agents for Viator
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