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Historical Walking with Chocolate and Beer Tour in Bruges

Historical Walking with Chocolate and Beer Tour in Bruges

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Experience the best of Bruges on this 3-in-1 walking tour. Meet your guide at a central location in the morning, and head first to a top-rated chocolatier, where you’ll learn about Belgian chocolate-making traditions and will do some sampling. Then, continue on a history-themed walking tour of the city’s UNESCO-listed, medieval center. Finally, venture to the esteemed Bourgogne de Flandres brewery for a tour and beer tasting.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$54.99
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$54.99
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Remembrance Tour: The Great War in Flanders Fields from Bruges

Remembrance Tour: The Great War in Flanders Fields from Bruges

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Delve into the poignant history of World War I on a full-day tour of the Flanders Battlefields from Bruges. Follow in the footsteps of soldiers with an accomplished historical guide and visit moving memorials that immortalize soldiers lost in battles. Gaze at endless rows of graves at the German Military Cemetery; revitalize with a traditional Belgian lunch at a local restaurant; and visit Flanders’ Field Museum to see exhibitions that speak eloquently of the area’s turbulent past. Conclude your emotionally stirring tour by experiencing the Last Post Ceremony in Ypres.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.92
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$92.92
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Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Best of Bruges Private Tour

Withlocals Highlights & Hidden Gems: Best of Bruges Private Tour

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Get a local introduction to Bruges' highlights on a private tour with a guide who's passionate about life in the city. Enjoy the flexibility to customize the tour to your interests, as you take in historic sites, classic architecture, and colorful, canal-side neighborhoods. Stop to explore local markets and to taste some locally-made chocolate, then finish with insider tips for your remaining time in Bruges.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.75
Price varies by group size
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$60.75
Price varies by group size
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Historical Walking Tour: Legends of Bruges

Historical Walking Tour: Legends of Bruges

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Walk around Bruges with a local guide, explore the historic centre and travel back in time to the golden days of Bruges. Our guide will tell you interesting facts and stories of love, glory and fortune, but also of intrigue, war and conflict. He or she can also advise you on where to eat and where to drink during your stay. By the end of the tour you'll know more than a local! IMPORTANT NOTE: Our guides are volunteers who offer tours for tips. The fee only covers the cost of booking via this platform.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$3.56
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$3.56
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Private Historical Tour: The Highlights of Bruges

Private Historical Tour: The Highlights of Bruges

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Avoid crowds and enjoy a more enriching experience of Bruges than is typically offered by group tours. This private walking tour is exclusively for your party so, as you explore the city's sights, you'll have ample opportunity to talk with your guide and learn all about the city's intriguing history.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$91.64
Price varies by group size
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$91.64
Price varies by group size
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BeerWalk Bruges (English guide)

BeerWalk Bruges (English guide)

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Bruges is renowned for its rich brewing traditions and many delicious local beers—and this accessible walking tour offers you the perfect way to discover both. Meet your group directly at the Bruges Beer Museum, and begin the tour within its walls. Then, continue on a walking tour through the city’s UNESCO-listed, medieval center. You’ll make multiple stops along the way, will learn more about the city’s beer history, and will sample five different brews as you go.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.61
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$53.61

Bruges Private 90 minutes Kickstart Tour

Bruges Private 90 minutes Kickstart Tour

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Medieval Bruges counts among Belgium’s must-see cities—but escaping the tourist trail to find treasures only the locals know isn’t always easy. On this morning or afternoon tour, explore with your private guide and get the inside line on the city’s top attractions and hidden gems. Hear the secrets behind landmarks like the 14th-century Church of Our Lady, and see sides of this UNESCO–listed city many visitors miss.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$13.10
Price varies by group size
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$13.10
Price varies by group size
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The Best of Bruges - History Through Stories Walking Tour

The Best of Bruges - History Through Stories Walking Tour

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We'll start by heading to some places most travellers won't get to see. Then we'll visit some of the places you can't miss out on. A great combination between highlights and hidden gems. But most importantly: our guides are passionate local storytellers. So don't expect a tour crammed with historical details, but the stories that really can bring history to life and give you an insight in how life must've been back in the golden era of Bruges.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes to 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.56
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$19.56

Evening Tour: The Dark Side of Bruges

Evening Tour: The Dark Side of Bruges

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Discover the fascinating history, myths and legends of Bruges on an evening walking tour with an expert local guide. Get off the beaten track and discover a side of Bruges most tourists never get to see. The tour takes about 1.5 hours and ends with a free beer in a local pub called the Bauhaus (only available during weekends)! IMPORTANT NOTE: Our guides are volunteers who offer tours for tips. The fee only covers the cost of booking via this platform.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$3.56
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$3.56
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Architectural Tour of Bruges

Architectural Tour of Bruges

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A walking guided tour thought several walls, canals and architecture eras of Bruges. The best way to experience the history of a medieval town is through its architecture. Therefore, the main focus of this tour is architecture ad its details that reflect milestones in the history of Bruges. Jamal will stretch architecture, legends, art, love, and tiny details for you by a monodrama and sarcasm. Jamal will also give you free time after the tour full of recommendations of must-visit-places, and that includes where and what to eat. Last but not least, the architecture of chocolate will also be tasted during the tour. It would be so silly not to enjoy artisan handmade chocolate in the capital of artisan handmade chocolate of the world.
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  • 2 hours
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$37.88
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$37.88

Visit Bruges, half day, departure in Bruges

Visit Bruges, half day, departure in Bruges

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Bruges is really the most enchanting city of Belgium. The entire city is protected by UNESCO as cultural heritage of humanity. Your guide will take you on a walking tour along the most beautiful sites of the city: the beguinage, the Church of our Lady with Michelangelo’s Madonna, the canals, the Belfry Tower on the Market Square, the Burg Square with the Town Hall and the Church of the Holy Blood… There will be time for an optional but unforgettable canal tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$29.78
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$29.78
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Round-Trip Shuttle Service and Excursion from Zeebrugge to Bruges

Round-Trip Shuttle Service and Excursion from Zeebrugge to Bruges

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Make the most of your Belgian shore excursion, and immerse yourself in the beauty of one of the country’s most popular cities, on this seamless tour. After disembarking at Zeebrugge, hop aboard your shuttle bus and transfer to Bruges. Upon arrival, go for a walking tour of the medieval city, and admire its canals and distinctive architecture as you learn about its history. Continue to explore independently, or browse its shops and cultural attractions. Finally, return to your port by shuttle.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$62.27
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$62.27
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Australian Battlefields Private Tour in Flanders from Bruges

Australian Battlefields Private Tour in Flanders from Bruges

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Visit and learn the history behind World War I battlefields in the Flanders region of Belgium on this day trip from Bruges. You’ll trace the footsteps of Australian soldiers at sites like Fromelles, Ploegsteert, Messines, Polygoon Wood and Passendale. See mine craters laid by the 1st Australian Tunnelling Company, and visit Menin Gate in Ypres for the “Last Post” ceremony. Lunch is included.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$369.28
Price varies by group size
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$369.28
Price varies by group size
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Private Vimy and Belgium Canadian Battlefield Tour from Bruges

Private Vimy and Belgium Canadian Battlefield Tour from Bruges

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Follow the path of WWI Canadian troops with a full-day, private tour of Flanders from Bruges. Visit the Grange subways and tunnels where the Canadian Divisions launched their Vimy assault in 1917. Pause for lunch in Ypres, then visit the Hill 62 Canadian War Memorial and the largest CWGC cemetery in Europe that records the names of 35,000 soldiers. Enjoy free time to explore Ypres, then attend the moving Last Post ceremony before returning to Bruges.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$399.06
Price varies by group size
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$399.06
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Food tasting & Historical walk

Food tasting & Historical walk

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Taste your way around the UNESCO-listed center of Bruges on this history-packed food crawl. Enjoy five sweet and savory gastronomy stops, from Belgian waffles and fries to traditional Bitterballen meatballs—plus two locally brewed beers. You’ll also stop at popular landmarks along the way, including the Market Square (“The Markt”) and the Church of Our Lady in Bruges.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$183.27
Price varies by group size
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$183.27
Price varies by group size

Private New Zealand Battlefield Tour in Flanders from Bruges

Private New Zealand Battlefield Tour in Flanders from Bruges

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Visit the site of Belgium’s fiercest WWI fighting with a full-day, private tour from Bruges to Flanders’ battlegrounds and cemeteries. See a moving war memorial to the New Zealand Corps in Messines, and hear the story of the ANZAC soldiers that captured the city. Pause for lunch at a local café, then visit the grave of a Kiwi rugby player-turned-soldier, and continue to the largest CWGC cemetery in Europe. Explore the highlights of Ypres and attend the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate before returning to Bruges.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$387.15
Price varies by group size
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$387.15
Price varies by group size
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History, Magic and Chocolate tour of Bruges

History, Magic and Chocolate tour of Bruges

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Not only one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Bruges also boasts many layers of fascinating history. Unpeel those layers with this private walking tour. In the company of just your party and a guide, learn all about the people and events that shaped the city, from the Druids, to the Romans, Vikings, Knights Templars, and Burgundians.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.87
Price varies by group size
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$59.87
Price varies by group size

Discover Historic & Authentic Bruges

Discover Historic & Authentic Bruges

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\Get off the beaten track and explore top sites and parts of Bruges not normally seen by tourists with this tour of the city, led by a local. You'll visit the Old St John's Hospital, the Beguinage, and the historic center of the city, with plenty of time to ask questions and deepen your understanding of the city.
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  • 2 hours
From
$357.37
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$357.37

Private Evening Tour: The Dark Side of Bruges

Private Evening Tour: The Dark Side of Bruges

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Avoid the crowds that fill Bruges' streets by day by embarking on a private nighttime walking tour. In the company of just your party and a guide, discover the intriguing histories hidden behind the city's ancient walls and top off your evening with an included beer at the Bauhaus bar.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$91.64
Price varies by group size
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$91.64
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Private Architectural Tour of Bruges

Private Architectural Tour of Bruges

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A private walking guided tour thought several walls, canals and architecture eras of Bruges. The best way to experience the history of a medieval town is through its architecture. Therefore, the main focus of this tour is architecture ad its details that reflect milestones in the history of Bruges. Jamal will stretch architecture, legends, art, love, and tiny details for you by a monodrama and sarcasm. Jamal will also give you free time after the tour full of recommendations of must-visit-places, and that includes where and what to eat. Last but not least, the architecture of chocolate will also be tasted during the tour. It would be so silly not to enjoy artisan handmade chocolate in the capital of artisan handmade chocolate of the world.
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  • 2 hours
From
$422.74
per group
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$422.74
per group

Private History Tour of Bruges - Customize Your Authentic Experience

Private History Tour of Bruges - Customize Your Authentic Experience

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The most passionate guides to be found in Bruges will take only you and your private group on a tour through the fascinating medieval city centre of Bruges. At the beginning of the tour we'll make sure to customise the experience so you'll get to see what's most interesting to you.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$58.97
Price varies by group size
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$58.97
Price varies by group size
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Private guided tour in Bruges (3 hours)

Private guided tour in Bruges (3 hours)

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During this guided walk the beauty of medieval Bruges is shown. To guarantee quality and safety we organize private tours. The local guide tells about the habits, culture and history. We help you to feel comfortable and we will bring you to the charming and hidden gems of the city. We will visit the places of your interest! And off course ... we will taste the divine chocolate! But we also make time to answer your questions. As a local we know the interesting stories. We are willing to share it with our guest in an enthusiastic way.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$26.21
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$26.21
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the G-spot or green zone in Bruges

the G-spot or green zone in Bruges

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Discover the green fortresses of Bruges along an enchanting bike ride, with its old gates, ramparts, mills, and its centuries-old hospital and chapel of Onze Lieve Vrouw ter Potterie. During the stop you will be spoiled with a real Bruges waffle made by and consumed at a 'local'.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.61
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$53.61

Deutschsprachige Führung mit einem qualifizierten Guide durch Brügge, 2 stunden

Deutschsprachige Führung mit einem qualifizierten Guide durch Brügge, 2 stunden

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Besuchen Sie Brügge mit einem privaten Reiseführer, denn wir kennen die gut erhaltenen mittelalterlichen Sehenswürdigkeiten, sowohl Höhepunkte als auch versteckte Orte! Wir helfen Ihnen, auf einem der gemütlichen Plätze eine große Auswahl an Bieren zu entdecken. Oder wenn Sie Schokolade bevorzugen, probieren wir sie! Der Führer wird Sie auch zur Basilika des Heiligen Blutes führen und wird die Details seiner Schönheit zeigen. Interessant sind auch die Legenden von Brügge im Mittelalter! Wir können Sie über die Gegenwart beraten und auf die Restaurants und gemütlichen Bars hinweisen, die über die Stadt verstreut sind! Sagen Sie einfach, was Sie sehen, hören oder probieren möchten, und wir erstellen die perfekte Tour für Sie!
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$26.21
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$26.21
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