The Best Bruges Shore Excursion from Zeebrugge Cruise Port

The Best Bruges Shore Excursion from Zeebrugge Cruise Port

Are you a cruise passenger docking in Zeebrugge eager to dive into the captivating history and stunning beauty of Bruges on your inaugural visit? Embark on an unforgettable 6-hour shore excursion with us, meticulously crafted to enchant and delight. Discover the historical splendor of the Old Town, traverse romantic bridges, be amazed by the grandeur of Market Square, and stroll the charming streets of the city center. Stand in awe of the Basilica of the Holy Blood's ancient beauty and capture breathtaking views at the Quay of the Rosary. We'll also reveal hidden treasures like the Fish Market for you. For those craving the decadence of fine Belgian chocolates and waffles, eager to taste the creations of esteemed breweries, or looking to dine in quaint local restaurants, we've allocated 2 hours of leisure time for these indulgences. Our expert guides are dedicated to delivering a memorable journey, making sure you experience the full and unique allure of Bruges. Welcome aboard!

Itinerary
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Stop At: Cruise Terminal Zeebrugge, Zweedse Kaai, 8380 Brugge, Belgium

Begin an enchanting journey to the core of Bruges, launching directly from the Zeebrugge cruise ship port. Experience a warm greeting from our amiable representative, who will be excitedly waiting for you right within the cruise ship terminal. Climb aboard our comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle and relax during a picturesque 30-minute ride. Admire Belgium's stunning landscapes as we transport you on an extraordinary adventure through the captivating streets of Bruges, where history and beauty merge flawlessly.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Market Square, Markt 20, Bruges 8000 Belgium

Explore the essence of Bruges at Market Square, a lively pedestrian zone at the heart of the city's historical narrative. Bathed in the charm of bygone eras, this animated square welcomes visitors worldwide to delve into its dynamic ambiance. Each step through this space transports one through time, amidst architectural wonders and the echoing sounds of horse-drawn carriages. More than just a route for explorers of Bruges, it stands as a destination unto itself, offering lasting memories within its picturesque and culturally rich surroundings.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Belfort, Markt 7, Bruges 8000 Belgium

Marvel at the captivating Belfry of Bruges, a towering beacon that reigns as the quintessential landmark in this delightful medieval city. As you meander along the cobblestone pathways, allow the grandeur of the Belfry to lead you to Bruges' core, where history melds with splendor. This splendid edifice not only provides stunning vistas but also murmurs stories of the city's illustrious history, beckoning visitors to delve into the charm and mystery that render Bruges an everlasting retreat.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Fish Market, Vismarkt, 8000 Brugge, Belgium

Venture off the beaten path to discover the enchanting Vismarkt, a historical marketplace located on the canal's east side, directly across from Burg Square. Amidst the reverberations of history, immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the Fish Market. From Wednesday to Saturday mornings, this tradition of trading day-fresh seafood springs to life. This offers a distinct chance to delve into the city's heritage while savoring the fresh, sea-caught flavors brought to the market with diligence. Experience the dynamic local culture firsthand and become part of the spirited interactions between merchants and locals—a genuine immersion into the city's heart and soul.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Burg Square, Burg 15, Bruges 8000 Belgium

Exploring Burg Square immerses you in a historical odyssey among some of Belgium's most iconic and architecturally noteworthy structures, such as the magnificent Gothic-style Bruges City Hall. Located at the core of Bruges, this enchanting square provides a distinct view into the city's medieval heritage, characterized by its cobblestone streets and scenic facades, rendering it an essential destination for both history buffs and tourists.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Basilica of the Holy Blood, Burg 13, Bruges 8000 Belgium

More than an architectural wonder, this captivating Roman Catholic basilica serves as a custodian to one of the most significant relics in Christianity. According to legend, Joseph of Arimathea collected the Holy Blood of Christ, a hallowed artifact that Thierry of Alsace, the Count of Flanders, valiantly brought from the Holy Land to its present haven in Bruges. Offering visitors an extraordinary voyage across epochs, beliefs, and awe, the basilica not only beckons with its stunning splendor but also invites you to forge a connection with the divine.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Quai du Rosaire / Rozenhoedkaai, Rozenhoedkaai 3, Bruges 8000 Belgium

Explore Rozenhoedkaai, or the Rosary Quay, the most captivating view in Bruges, where the peaceful Dijver and Groenerei canals meet in a scenic embrace. This iconic location, known for being one of Bruges' most photographed spots, provides visitors with a memorable look into Belgium's medieval allure. Its everlasting elegance and calm waters, mirroring the sky, invite you to create memories akin to stepping into a real-life postcard. Here, history gently echoes along the cobblestone pathways and venerable structures, positioning it as an essential stop for anyone eager to delve into Bruges' magical ambiance.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: St Bonifacius Bridge, Groeninge 6 Arentshof, Bruges 8000 Belgium

Dive into the mesmerizing charm of Bruges at the enchanting Boniface Bridge. Despite being a relatively recent addition to the city, this picturesque bridge embodies the quintessential spirit of Bruges. It casts a spell with its mystical atmosphere, where romance permeates every corner and breathtaking views compete for your attention. Allow the Boniface Bridge to serve as your portal to the unparalleled beauty and enduring allure of Bruges, ensuring the creation of enduring memories and captivating photographs. Uncover this hidden treasure and let its splendor fill you with awe and wonder, making your journey an unforgettable experience.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Beguinage "Ten Wijngaerde", Begijnhof 30, 8000 Brugge, Belgium

Embark on an enthralling journey through time at the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Princely Beguinage 'Ten Wijngaarde'. This hidden treasure, dating back to the 13th century, offers a peek into a unique community where beguines—single women dedicated to a life of spirituality and togetherness—established a refuge. In this remarkable enclave, they fostered a lifestyle that was extraordinarily progressive for its era, blending emancipation with deep spirituality. As you meander through its historic pathways, admire the age-old architecture, and soak in the serene ambiance, experience the essence of a community that flourished through self-reliance and shared living.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Minnewater, 8000 Brugge, Belgium

The enchanting Lake of Love, also known as Minnewater, is the quintessence of romance and serenity. A premier destination for lovers! Legend has it that water nymphs, referred to as “minnen” in Dutch, once inhabited its waters, lending the lake its poetic name. A blend of tragic love tales, enigmatic trees, and lush greenery transforms it into a haven of romance. Ready for that perfect Instagram or Facebook post- Capture your best shots from the Lake of Love bridge or near the Lockhouse. Stunningly beautiful, even without filters.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Sint-Janshospitaal, Mariastraat 38, Bruges 8000 Belgium

Discover the captivatingSint-Janshospitaal, located within the historical Saint Jan's Hospital, and dive into a realm where medieval allure intertwines with medical history. As one of Europe's oldest hospital buildings that has been preserved, the museum welcomes visitors to explore a rich collection of artifacts and masterpieces, primarily commissioned for the hospital or acquired from related charitable institutions.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Market Square, Markt 20, Bruges 8000 Belgium

Let’s come back into the pulsing heart of the city at the vibrant Market Square. Embark on a self-guided journey of discovery with 2 leisurely hours at your disposal. Dive into an charming mix of shopping where treasures and trinkets await, savor the diverse flavors of local cuisine that tantalize your taste buds, and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds that make this place uniquely unforgettable. Whether you're hunting for the perfect souvenir, indulging in culinary delights, or simply soaking in the vibrant ambiance, Market Square offers an unparalleled experience for every traveler. Come, explore, and enjoy!

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Cruise Terminal Zeebrugge, Zweedse Kaai, 8380 Brugge, Belgium

After enjoying a splendid day immersed in the beautiful sights and sounds of Bruges, comfortably return to your ship in our accommodating vehicle. Savor the enchanting memories that will linger in your heart forever. Rely on our twenty years of experience in providing flawless shore excursions, perfectly synchronized with your ship's schedule. With us, you're free to explore to your heart's content, confident of a timely and relaxed return to your ship, your spirit buoyed by the magic of your discoveries.

Duration: 30 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Please note that the start time displayed on our website is a general estimate for the activity's commencement and may not correspond to your specific pick-up time. We recommend checking your email at least 12 hours before your scheduled activity to receive comprehensive pick-up information, which will include the exact location, identifying signage, and the precise pick-up time. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to us via email, WhatsApp, or phone."
"Please note that this tour requires significant walking, which makes it inaccessible for wheelchair or scooter users as well as those with limited walking mobility."
"Please note that the sequence of the tour itinerary and the time spent at each location might be adjusted in response to variables like traffic conditions, crowd sizes, and unforeseen events. However, we will our best to cover all the destinations mentioned in the itinerary."
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 999 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability"



Duration: 6 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
Upon your arrival, we will meet you directly INSIDE THE CRUISE PORT TERMINAL please look for the sign labeled "J A T" Please note, that THE PICKUP TIME STATED IN YOUR BOOKING CONFIRMATION IS APPROXIMATE AND MAY BE ADJUSTED: the adjustment will be made in accordance with your cruise ship's arrival time. The precise meeting time will be communicated to you via a subsequent email and message. We recommend checking your email at least 12 hours before your scheduled activity to receive comprehensive pickup information, which will include the exact location and the precise pick-up time. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to us via email, WhatsApp, or phone

Ports

  • Cruise Terminal Zeebrugge, Zweedse Kaai, 8380 Brugge, Belgium


Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Cruise port pick up and drop off
  • Full refund if your ship does not port
  • Guaranteed timely return to the ship
  • Safe professional driver / comfy air-conditioned transport
  • Fully licensed English speaking guide
  • Two hours free time for shopping, dining, etc
  • All fees and taxes

Not Included

  • Food and beverages

Facilities


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