Excursions outside Bruges
Do you have any extra time on your hands? Why then don’t you set out and discover Bruges’ wide surroundings?
Bruges’ wet- and woodlands treats you to medieval areas of natural beauty, glorious castles and endless bike routes that crisscross all those enchanting places.
And if you’re looking for something more intense, then head for the tranquil Westhoek, still dominated by the Great War. Each experience will guarantee some unforgettable memories!
- Per boat : between Bruges and Damme
- Per mini-bus : from Bruges to Damme
- Per mini-bus : Chocolate, Waffles and Beer + Battlefields Tour [Quasimodo]
- Per minibus: Flanders Fields Battlefield en Last-Post (Daytours)
- Balloon ride over Bruges
- Per Vespa : Vespatours
On board the river barge ‘Lamme Goedzak’. Starting point at Noorweegse Kaai.
Every day, from Easter through 15 October.
Departures from Bruges: 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 a.m. - 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Departures from Damme: 9.15 a.m. - 11.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. - 5.20 p.m.
|Prices in euro||One way||Return|
|Groups of minimum 30 persons (adults)||6,50||8,00|
|Groups of minimum 30 persons (65+)||5,00||6,00|
|Groups of minimum 30 persons (children)||4,00||5,00|
Brugge City Card : 6 euro (return)
4 : departure Railway station, Centre (Biekorf)
43 : departure Railway station, 't Zand, Markt
A panoramic mini-coach tour coach to the picturesque town of Damme. Comments in the language of your choice (individual headphones). Return trip aboard the river barge ‘Lamme Goedzak’. On disembarking, the bus takes you back to the departure point in Bruges Markt square.
Tour season: 2-hour tour (April through September) : departure from Markt square, Bruges at 4.00 p.m. The trip last 2 hours.
Adults : 25 euro
Children (6-12) : 17 euro
* WW I Battlefields Tour
Very personal and laidback minibus-tours, visiting Passendale, Hill 60, underground dugouts, abandoned trenches, bunkers and craters, Menin Gate at Ypres and Memorals to British Empire troops, Tynecot ect.
From half February to New Year: daily tours, except on Mondays.
* Triple Treat (Chocolates, waffles & beer)
Discover the ‘Belgian delights’ with a very personal and laidback mini-bus tour along the delightful Flemish countryside: two grand castles, visiting ‘Chocolate World’, sampling a delicious waffle, visit to a chocolate factory and discovering belgian beers.
Leaving Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from February till December.
Pick-up at 9.15 a.m. at Parkhotel, ‘t Zand. (hotel pick-ups possible on request)
Comments in English, (tour ends at 5.00 p.m.)
Adults : 62,50 euro
Younger than 26 : 52,50 euro
Prices include packed picnic lunch, entrance fees.
Discover the tourist attractions of the Westhoek and the Great War. Visit the German cemetery at Langemark, Tyne Cot Cemetery and Passchendaele, the Passchendaele Museum with its ‘dugout tunnel experience’, the Menin Gate, Ypres with her magnificent clothmakers’ hall and the must see In Flanders Fields Museum. The trip also takes in Hill 62, Hill 60 with its craters and bunkers, Heuvelland and Mount Kemmel, Messines ridge, mine craters 1917, trenches and various other monuments.
Departure: 8.45 a.m.. The tour finishes at 5.15 p.m.
Booking essential. English, Dutch and French commentary.
youngsters under 26: € 60.00; includes lunch (no picnic); special Day Tour on request (tailor-made). The Last Post Tour is a short evening trip to Ypres and back to see the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate. Departure 6.15 p.m.. The tour finishes at 9.15 p.m.. Booking essential.
English, Dutch and French commentary.
Information & reservation
tel. 0800 99 133 or +32 (0)50 34 60 60
A morning flight (champagne breakfast included) or an evening flight (champagne, snacks and beer included) lasts 3 hours, of which at least one is spent up in the air!
On request only. Reservation for a balloon trip on the day itself is however possible until a few hours before departure. Don't forget your camera !
Children under 13: 110 euro
Brugge City Card rate: 127,50 euro.
Tel. +32 475 972 887 or through the website of Bruges ballooning.
Discover the Bruges wet- and woodlands in style: book a guided tour with a snazzy Vespa scooter and traverse the green polders, authentic villages and breathtaking landscapes. A couple of surprises are provided en route. Half day and day tours. Booking essential. Meeting point: 't Zand, Dutch, French and English spoken.
|half day tour||daytour|
|1 person per Vespa||€ 65,00||€ 100,00|
|2 persons per Vespa||€ 80,00||€ 115,00|
Helmets, guide, insurance, photo with Vespa and free drink included.
Conditions : minimum 21 years of age, driving licence B
Tel. +32(0)497 64 86 48 of www.vespatours-brugge.be