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Brugge (Belgium) by Coach

Highlights / General details Full day trip from Paris to Bruges, also known as the "Venice of the North" and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000. The town's historic center has kept all its medieval charm. Surrounded by canals, it is home to historical and architectural masterpieces. Your visit to the beautiful town of Bruges will begin with a guided walking tour of the Gothic-style brickwork architecture of the historic center, lasting around 1 hour and 30 minutes. As your tour winds through the town, you will come across the magnificent Grand Place Square, the Market Hall and its lofty bell tower, Notre Dame Cathedral (built in the 13th Century), the Benedictine convent known as Le Béguinage, and the imposing Town Hall. In Summer (April 1 to October 31), step aboard for a cruise along Bruges's canals to wonder at its beautiful Flemish townhouses and soak up its mystical and peaceful atmosphere. Followed by an opportunity to make the most of Bruges at your own pace with lunch in a local restaurant. Sample regional specialties (mussels and fries, traditional Flemish sweet and sour beef stew, waffles, etc.), visit the town's museums, discover Flemish art and local craftsmanship, or treat yourself to some delicious Belgian chocolates. Inclusion Transportation in luxury air conditioned coach; Ticket for the canal cruise (summer season only); Services of our licensed multilingual guide; Earphones; Available languages: English and Spanish at every departure, French - Friday and Sunday, Japanese - Wednesday and Sunday, Portuguese - Wednesday and Friday; Optional Hotel pick-up and drop-off. Exclusion Lunch; Gratuities. Hours of operation Available: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday (Summer: April-October); Wednesday and Sunday (Winter: November–March) + Friday except in January and February; Departure time at 7:15am; 6:30am with Hotel pick-up option. Closed New Year’s Day. Duration Approximately 10-11 Hours. Location Departure Point: Pyramides Agency, 2 rue des Pyramides, 75001 Paris, or Hotel pick-up. Nearest metro: Tuileries/Pyramides/Palais Royal (Lines 1/14/1 & 7). Select Paris hotels with Hotel Pick-up Tour Option. Additional Information We recommend good walking shoes and warm clothing in winter. (Brugge has a particularly humid climate). Policies A cruise on the famous canals is included during the summer season (only). Important: A passport (with a valid visa for Belgium if required) is mandatory for anyone who is a resident of a non-European Union country. Guests are required to present themselves at our agency at least 30 minutes before excursion departure time for check-in. Please note that check-in will close 10 minutes before excursion departure time. **All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**