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Visiting Bruges: tips for a trip

The Swan Hotel Collection

The hotels of The Swan Hotel Collection are the ideal base from where to visit Bruges. Our hotels are located less than a hundred fifty meters from the Markt, making them strategically located in the historical heart of the city and the perfect place to stay if you want to make an excursion to Bruges. These ten classic, unmissable sights are within walking distance of our hotels. Visit Bruges: tips can be found here.

Visiting Bruges: tips for religious sights

Visit Bruges: tips needed for a trip along the most important religious sights? The Church of Our Lady houses a rich art collection such as Michelangelo's world-famous ' Madonna with child ', painted burial vaults and the tombs of Mary of Burgundy and Charles the Bold. Also the Almshouses (Godshuizen) are worth visiting: These restored residential dwellings with picturesque gardens and whitewashed façades are the ideal place to relax. The Princely Beguinage (Prinselijk Begijnhof) with its tranquil convent garden and the Beguinage Museum is the reflection of the day-to-day life in Bruges in the seventeenth century.

Photo: Jan D'Hondt

Visiting Bruges: tips for tourist attractions

Visiting Bruges: tips for tourist attractions needed? The Rozenhoedkaai bathes in a timeless setting and belongs to one of the most photographed spots in the city. On the canals of Bruges you can discover secret gardens, charming bridges and wonderful still lifes while boating. The Concert Hall, international music and art centre, exhibits the best of contemporary dance and classical music. On the Markt you will find the Belfry, the statue of Jan Breydel and Pieter De Coninck and the neogothic Provincial Palace.

Visiting Bruges: tips for sights
Photo: Jan D'Hondt

Visiting Bruges: tips for historical sites

Visiting Bruges: tips wanted for an outing with historical character? Who likes to submerge in historic atmospheres should definitely visit The Burg. This original base of the Count of Flanders later became the site from which the countryside was governed and later was occupied by the law courts. Also in the Hansa Quarter, the former Bruges trade junction, you still feel the atmosphere of days long gone by. This UNESCO-World Heritage city also houses the world-famous works of art by the Flemish Primitives such as Jan van Eyck and Hans Memling.

Visiting Bruges: tips with The Swan Hotel Collection

All of these sights are within walking distance of our hotels. If you want to visit this historic city you won’t find a better place to spend the night than in The Swan Hotel CollectionBook now directly with us and enjoy the lowest price guarantee. Need tips for an outing with religious, touristic or historical character? The Swan Hotel Collection team is ready to help. Visit Bruges: tips needed? Feel free to contact us for more information!

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