Majestic Bruges Tour for Cruise Passengers

Majestic Bruges Tour for Cruise Passengers

Welcome to Zeebrugge, intrepid explorers! Eager to dive into the deep history and captivating charm of Bruges on your initial visit? Embark on an unparalleled 6-hour shore excursion with us, crafted to mesmerize and delight. Delve into the ancient allure of the Old Town, traverse romantic bridges, gaze upon the splendid Market Square, and wander the quaint lanes of the city center. Stand in awe before the Basilica of the Holy Blood's eternal grandeur, and soak in the picturesque views at the Quay of the Rosary. We'll also introduce you to some secret treasures, including the Fish Market. For those craving the taste of exquisite Belgian chocolates and waffles, keen to explore renowned breweries, or looking to dine in charming local cafes, we've allocated 2 hours of leisure time for these pursuits. Our expert guides are dedicated to delivering a memorable journey, ensuring you experience the full and unique allure of Bruges.

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

Embark on an enchanting journey to the heart of Bruges, beginning directly from the Zeebrugge cruise ship port. A warm welcome awaits you from our amiable representative, positioned right within the cruise ship terminal, ready to greet you upon your arrival. Climb aboard our comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle and make yourself at home for a picturesque 30-minute drive. As we transport you to Bruges, marvel at Belgium's stunning landscapes that unfold before you, setting the stage for an unforgettable adventure into the captivating streets of Bruges, where history and beauty intertwine effortlessly.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Belfort, Markt 7, Bruges 8000 Belgium

Marvel at the captivating Belfry of Bruges, a commanding presence and the quintessential symbol of this delightful medieval town. Stroll along the cobblestone paths, with the grandeur of the Belfry leading you to Bruges' core, where history melds with beauty. This splendid edifice provides awe-inspiring panoramas and gently shares stories of the city's illustrious heritage, beckoning visitors to delve into the charm and mystery that render Bruges an eternal treasure.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Exploring Burg Square in Bruges is like taking a historical journey among some of Belgium's most iconic and architecturally noteworthy buildings, including the breathtaking Gothic-style Bruges City Hall. Situated in the heart of Bruges, this enchanting square reveals the city's medieval heritage through its cobblestone streets and scenic facades, making it an essential destination for both history buffs and visitors.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Explore the intersection of history and spirituality at The Basilica of the Holy Blood in Bruges. This mesmerizing Roman Catholic basilica is not just a stunning example of architecture; it serves as the custodian of one of Christianity's most venerated relics. According to legend, Joseph of Arimathea collected the Holy Blood of Christ, a revered relic that Thierry of Alsace, the Count of Flanders, courageously brought from the Holy Land to Bruges. This spellbinding basilica offers visitors a unique journey through epochs, faith, and awe, encouraging not just the appreciation of its architectural splendor but also a deeper connection with the divine.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Venture off the beaten path to discover the enchanting Vismarkt, a historic marketplace located on the east side of the canal, opposite Burg Square. Amidst history's whispers, immerse yourself in the Fish Market's vibrant atmosphere, where the tradition of trading day-fresh seafood springs to life from Wednesday to Saturday mornings. This presents a unique chance not only to delve into the city's heritage but also to savor the ocean's fresh bounty, meticulously caught and brought to market. Experience the dynamic local culture up close, caught in the spirited exchanges between merchants and locals—a genuine glimpse into the city's heart and soul.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Explore Rozenhoedkaai, or the Quay of the Rosary, Bruges' most captivating scene, where the peaceful Dijver and Groenerei canals merge in a scenic union. Celebrated as one of Bruges' most photographed spots, Rozenhoedkaai offers visitors a remarkable window into Belgium's medieval allure. Its ageless beauty and the calm waters mirroring the sky invite you to create memories akin to walking through a live postcard. Amidst the cobblestone paths and historic edifices, history softly speaks, positioning Rozenhoedkaai as an essential stop for those eager to dive into Bruges' magical atmosphere.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Dive into the bewitching charm of Bruges from the perspective of the magical Boniface Bridge. Although a relatively newer feature of the city, this scenic bridge embodies the quintessential spirit of Bruges to the fullest. Its enigmatic atmosphere, infused with romance, and the breathtaking views it offers will undoubtedly capture your heart. The Boniface Bridge serves as a perfect starting point for your journey into the unparalleled allure and enduring elegance of Bruges, ensuring the creation of enduring memories and snapshots. Uncover this concealed treasure and allow its splendor to fill you with awe and marvel, elevating your experience to an unforgettable level.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, Begijnhof 24-28-30, Bruges 8000 Belgium

Explore the enchanting UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Princely Beguinage 'Ten Wijngaarde', a secluded treasure established in the 13th century. This site reveals the extraordinary enclave of the beguines—single women who pursued a devout and communal lifestyle. They established a haven that was remarkably progressive for its era, providing insight into a life that balanced liberation with deep spirituality. Stroll along the historic pathways, admire the timeless architecture, and soak in the serene ambiance of a community that flourished through self-reliance and shared living.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Minnewater Lake, Bruges 8000 Belgium

The Lake of Love, known locally as Minnewater, is the quintessence of romance and serenity—a true romantic gem! Legend has it that water nymphs, referred to as "minnen" in Dutch, once graced this lake, giving it its enchanting name. Coupled with a heart-wrenching love story, enigmatic trees, and lush greenery, this place is a haven for those seeking a romantic escapade. Ready to capture its magic on Instagram or Facebook- The most breathtaking shots await you at the Lake of Love bridge and near the Lockhouse. Naturally stunning, it's a scene that requires no filters to impress.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Discover the enchanting Sint-Janshospitaal, housed within the ancient Saint Jan's Hospital, and delve into a realm where the allure of the medieval era converges with the legacy of medical history. As one of the oldest hospital buildings in Europe that has been preserved, the museum welcomes visitors to explore an extensive collection of artifacts and masterpieces, predominantly crafted for the hospital or acquired from related charitable entities.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Experience the essence of Bruges at Market Square, a lively, pedestrian-only sanctuary that stands as the heart of the city's historical narrative. Drenched in age-old allure, this dynamic square beckons visitors from across the world to delve into its vibrant scene. As you wander, time seems to fold, with the architectural wonders and the soothing sounds of horse-drawn carriages enveloping you. Following the guided portion of your visit, enjoy two leisurely hours of self-exploration. Engage in a delightful blend of shopping, where hidden gems and unique keepsakes await, taste the varied flavors of local dishes that will excite your palate, and fully immerse yourself in the unique sights and sounds. Whether you're searching for the ideal memento, feasting on exquisite meals, or simply absorbing the lively atmosphere, Market Square delivers an unmatched experience for every explorer. Embark on this journey and cherish every moment.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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

After savoring a delightful day immersed in the exquisite charm of Bruges, relax as you return to your ship in our comfortable vehicle. Cherish the enchanting memories that will eternally echo in your heart. Rely on our twenty years of experience in crafting seamless shore excursions, perfectly synchronized with your ship's schedule. With us, you're free to explore without a care, confident in a timely and relaxed return to your ship, your spirit enriched by the magic of your journey.

Duration: 30 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"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 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 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."
"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 drop off
  • Guaranteed refund if your ship does not port
  • Timely return to the port guarantee
  • Friendly certified English speaking guide
  • Comfy a/c transport
  • Leisure time in the city center

Not Included

  • Lunch

Facilities


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