Shore Excursions


Bruges Shore Excursion: Belgium is famous for its artistic heritage and believe us, there’s plenty of it to see in Bruges. This fairy tale city is  often proudly referred to as the ‘Venice of the North’ because is built around a labyrinth of canals. The charm of the city makes it a popular tourist destination, due to its proximity to the major port of Zeebrugge.

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Bruges Shore Excursions Price: 45 EUR
Duration: 4 hours
Level Activity: Low
Extra Fees:Entrance tickets in the Monuments. Church of Our Lady admission is €4 per person.

What's eating:Waffles, chocolate and the “French fries” which actually are not from France, but they were invented here!
Souvenir: Dark chocolate of course

Code Dress: Please note the Dress Code recommended to enter any church. No shorts, bare shoulders or miniskirts. This applies to both men and women. Comfortable walking shoes and sunscreen are recommended


From the port of Zeebrugge by coach, in about 30 minutes , we will reach the city of Bruges. here we will visit the historic center. During our shore excursion we will admire the Church of Our Lady, symbol of the city built in Romanesque and Gothic style , and the Basilica of the Holy Blood, along with Burg, one of the main squares of Bruges, where we can admire the beautiful historics buildings that surround it, including the fourteenth-century Gothic Town Hall (Stadhuis), one of the oldest in the Netherlands, with spiers, towers and facade dotted with windows and beautifully decorated, the Proosdij ( Provost's House ), the former residence provost of Bruges, and the Cathedral, the oldest church in Bruges, dating from the twelfth and fifteenth centuries.
Then we will continue our shore excursion, reaching the Grote Markt, or Market Square, the commercial center of Bruges in medieval times. Today is the heart of the city and one of the major points of interest. The Markt is lined with typical houses from the spiers, once the headquarters of the corporations - now occupied by restaurants and cafes - and the general markets dating back to 1200 (the Hallen), dominated by the massive bell tower. From a height of 83 meters, the Belfort, the symbol of Bruges declared World Heritage by UNESCO, stands proud on the historic downtown.

*Shore excursions could be subject to variations due to external causes as Cruise Companies politics, weather conditions, duration of the stay of the ship in the port, legal demonstrations