Brugge Tour Options
In such a beautiful venue as Brugge (Bruges) Belgium, the "Venice of the North", we would be remiss if we did not share with our conference attendees and their guests the opportunity to experience tours of the area and all its offerings. Just click the links below to learn more about the tours, rates, and reservations.
Border By Bike is a fun countryside ride, north towards the Dutch border. It includes a trip to the wonderful little village Damme while enjoying the view of Oostkerke castle, canals, windmills & bunkers.
For this trip we leave the city and escape into the silence and beauty of our flat countryside whilst enjoying the tranquility of tree-lined canals. We will visit some quaint Flemish villages strung along peaceful country lanes & beautiful polders farmland dotted with windmills. This tour takes about 4 hours including a half an hour stop for a Belgian beer or a Belgian Waffle in a local café. Exciting and memorable afternoon, expertly guided and entertained in English.
For the price you get: an experienced guide , an alloy 6 gear bike fitted with extra comfy seats & butterfly handle-bars, a rain jacket and even time for a quick drink in one of Brugge' oldest bars. Tour lasts 4 hours and ends at 5 p.m.
Guided bike tour of the Medieval City. Brugge By Bike is a laid-back cycle ride of 2 1/2 hours, exploring the cobblestone streets of Brugge and offering a wonderful insight into the medieval way of life.
Take a trip down the ever winding backstreets, into the old parishes, past windmills, medieval fortifications and along peaceful waterways. Enjoy the stops along the way to hear some fascinating stories told by guides & a refreshing drink in a local bar. This tour will take you on an amazing journey around various sites and monuments of this medieval city. For this price you get: an experienced guide , an alloy 6 gear bike fitted with extra comfy seats & butterfly handle-bars, a rain jacket and even have time to squeeze in a quick drink in one of Brugge' oldest bars. You'll see places you otherwise would miss out on. So don't forget to bring your camera! Tour lasts 2 1/2 hours.
A visit to Bruges isn’t complete without a boat trip on its canals. Go aboard at any of the five landing stages (consult city map) for a half-hour trip that allows you to appreciate the most noteworthy delights of the city from a completely different angle.
Are you not exhausted from walking yet? Are you still in the mood for a tour with a guide? Then hurry to Concertgebouw and register for a two-hour fascinating guided walk. Languages: English, Dutch and French.
Discover with S-wan the most exclusive shops where 'the black gold' from Brugge (Bruges) is being (home-) made and sold. Guides inform you all the way and offer you - besides some teasers you will not be able to resist - the whole story from cocoa bean to the best hot chocolate. A must when visiting Bruges... and not only for chocoholics! Tour lasts 2 hours.
Guided half day or full day tours on a vespa. A variety of tours to choose from for an unforgettable journey through historic Brugge, picturesque villages, and breathtaking landscapes.
Every evening since 1928, at precisely eight o'clock, the Last Post - the traditional salute to the fallen warrior - has been played under the Menin Gate Memorial in Ieper, Belgium. This daily tribute - performed by a team of local buglers - serves to honour the memory of the soldiers of the British Empire, who fought and died in the immortal Ypres Salient during the First World War. It is the aim of the Last Post Association to maintain this ceremony in perpetuity.
Be part of an experience, you will never forget! The Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres (Wipers), during an evening tour. From April to September: A stop is also made at Passchendale for a short visit to the world's largest Commonwealth cemetery; Tyne Cot cemetery at Passchendale. After the ceremony, time to visit the Menin Gate, and return to Bruges. Be dropped off in Bruges anywhere you would like: your hotel, a restaurant, the Market square etc…
From time to time, organisations, school groups, army cadets, bands or choirs take part of the ceremony. On the website of the "Last Post association", you'll find a calendar with all of those ceremonies. You can visit the website at www.lastpost.be. The company offers you a WW I souvenir at the end of the tour.
Visit the following: Major WW I battlefield sites including the "In Flanders Fields Museum" at Ypres (Wipers); The largest WW I German cemetery (Student cemetery) in Langemark; The world’s largest WW I cemetery of the Commonwealth: Tyne Cot Cemetery at Passchendale ridge and area; The Menin Gate at Ypres (Wipers), the Cloth Hall, the City Centre; The hills of Flanders, Mount Kemmel, Messines Ridge, mine craters 1917; The Passchendaele Museum where you will have a "dugout experience" Hill 62, Hill 60, the Menin Road, bunkers and craters; Different WW I trenches, artifacts, remains of the war and also memorials.
The company offers you a WW I souvenir at the end of the tour. All this in an ALL-INCLUSIVE Day tour with lunch and a local beer, museum tickets, insurance, etc. Tour ends at 5:30 p.m.