Bruges Journals

Medieval Bruge

A November 1998 trip to Bruges by BeAdventureous!

Canal Boat Tours Photo, Bruges, Belgium More Photos
Quote: A day trip to Bruges, is not enough time to indulge in all its medieval beauty. Canals reflect old churches and architecture giving it a dimentional effect. Mussels and beer at a sidewalk cafe, seeing old ladies make lace, and buying superb chocolates, are some finishing touches.

Medieval Bruge

Overview

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Taking a walking tour of the city. Rich in history, don't miss the church with Michelangelo's sculpture coupled with the soaring lines of the decorated ceilings. Buy chocolates and lace and handmade dolls. Get a seat by the window on the main square in any ones of the numerous cafes and have a beer and local mussels for a treat you can't duplicate anyplace else. Take a canal tour of the city with its narrow streets, no cars or buses here! Step backward in time and into serinity and an unharried lifestyle.Quick Tips: Stay overnight at a bed and breakfast here. It is so beautiful, you will regret it if you don't. Best Way To Get Around: Walking or take a boat ONLY! No driving here. OFF...Read More

Canal Boat Tours

Attraction | "Boat Tours"

Canal Boat Tours Photo, Bruges, Belgium
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The boats are long like barges and full of tourists and signs are seen in all languages. Aboard, you pass wonderfully worn historic homes, churches and buildings, trees ablaze with autumn colors, sidewalk cafes filled with patrons drinking warm beer. It is extremely colorful and lazy as you glide past, enjoying the delicious views and ambience.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on June 30, 2001

Canal Boat Tours

Bruges, Belgium

The Chocolate Line

Attraction | "Chocolatiers"

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The reputation is "The Best Chocolate in the World" and I am a believer. They do not sell it outside of Belguim, for they value their reputation more than the almighty buck....now that's a novelty!! Leopard's, every shape and flavor creatively inspired awaits your selection. I chose each piece with liquors I favored for my mom to take back, I am now her favorite child!

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on June 30, 2001

The Chocolate Line
Simon Stevinplein 19
Bruges, Belgium

Church of our Lady

Attraction

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Entering, you stumble from bright daylight into a candle-lit vast church. The magnificient sculpted work of Michelangelo arrests your vision. Stunning in its pure white form, you recognize his genuis immediately. The arched ceilings are dazzeling and are suspended in space. It is silent and you remember the scripture that reads, BE STILL & KNOW THAT I AM GOD...and suddenly you do....you light a candle and tip-toe out....

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on June 30, 2001

Church of our Lady
Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerkhof Zuid
Bruges, Belgium
050/34-53-14