Welcome to Bruges: Private Half-Day Walking TourPrivate Tour
Enjoy a private half-day walking tour of Bruges including Rosary Quay, the most photographed landmark, the Burg & Market Squares, and a guided visit to the Madonna & Child Statue by Michelangelo.
Adults: 2 Children: 0
Things to know
Family Friendly, Intellectually Curious
You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive
Walking tour: no transportation is included
- English Speaking Guide - Museum of the Church of Our Lady admission tickets
- Gratuities optional - Food and drink are not included - Hotel pick-up and drop-off are not included
Meeting points: Your guide will meet you at the entrance to "Historium Bruges" located at Markt 1, 8000 Brugge, Belgium.
What makes this tour special
Discover the famously fairytale-like medieval town of Bruges with an expert private guide on a 2.5 hour walking tour of the highlights of this UNESCO World Heritage listed city.
On your private tour of Bruges you will:
Meet your expert private guide who will introduce the history of this beautiful medieval town to you - with its origins dating back to the Celts and Gallo-Roman period before becoming a leading trading port in the medieval period;
Begin your walking tour in Burg Square, and admire the exquisite medieval buildings for which Bruges is so famous;
Admire the old City Hall, built in 1376 it was opened in 1421 and has been the place of governance for over600 years;
Pause outside the Basilica of the Holy Blood, a magnificent 12th century church housing an incredibly important relic: a vial containing a cloth stained with the blood of Christ;
Head to the beating heart of Bruges at Market Square, in operation as a marketplace since the 10th century;
Seethe famous Belfry of Bruges, next to the old gothic Provincial Court and above the medieval Cloth Hall, it is an 83 metre high tower with 47 bells that dominates the city;
Walk to the historic Fish Market, passing through old Tanners Square (Huidenvettersplein);
Arrive at RosaryQuay - famously the most beautiful, photographed place in Brugesoverlooking the canal;
Wander through cobbeled streets and across the bridge to Dijver a pretty street famous for its medieval Flea Market;
Admire the majestic Gothic Church of Our Lady of Bruges with its 115.5 metre brick bell tower;
Enjoy a fascinating 30-minute guided tour inside of the O.L.V. Kerk Museum where you will see many artistic treasures, the highlight of which is Michelangelo's "Madonna and Child";
End inside to continue to explore at your own leisure.
See the highlights and some hidden gems of Bruges, a UNESCO World Heritage historic centre, famous for its medieval buildings, quaint cobbled alleyways and picturesque canals on this 2.5 hour privately guided tour with an expert guide.
Admire two of Bruges famous towers that dominate its skyline, the Belfry and the Tower at the Church of Our Lady of Bruges, stop at the Rosary Quay to take memorable photos of the prettiest spot in Bruges, overlooking the canal, and learn all about Bruges medieval trade at the famous markets, some of which have been going since the 10th century.
Enjoy a guided tour inside the O.L.V. Kerk Museum, a treasure trove of religious art including a triptych by Bernard van Orley, the royal tombs of Charles the Bold and Mary of Burgundy - and the piece de resistance, a statue of the Madonna and Child by Michelangelo.
Your tour finishes inside the Church Museum, or your guide can show you out and make recommendations for dinner, lunch, shopping and other things to see and do in Bruges.
QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
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