Beautiful Bruges & Ghent

Beautiful Bruges & Ghent

5 Days
From
$547

Beautiful Bruges & Ghent

5 Days 

Visiting:

Bruges & Ypres

,

Ghent

,

Free Time or Ostend

,

Dover

,

Alsace

,

Ypres

,

Bruges

Tour operator:

Leger Holidays

Trip Styles:

Tour code:

brg

Age range:

Everyone

Recommended For:

From:

$547 (USD)


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Tour Overview

Your tour begins in the beautiful city of Bruges, where you can walk the quaint canals and enjoy all that the city has to offer. Whilst you explore the many wonders and visit the sights such as the Belfry and The Basilica of Holy Blood, why not enjoy a tasty treat and indulge in some scrumptious Belgian chocolates or try a famous Belgian beer. From our base in Bruges, discover the port city of Ghent, the ‘flower capital of Belgium’, and one of the country’s best kept secrets. With the opportunity to also visit the quaint town of Ypres and experience the Last Post Ceremony at Menin Gate. The 5-day tour also includes a morning in Ostend. This popular coach tour will prove a delightful break for anyone wanting a taste of Belgium.

Itinerary

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icon Day 1

Local departure by coach, then to Bruges for a three-night stay.

icon Day 2 Bruges & Ypres

Location:

  Bruges & Ypres


This morning is at leisure for you to begin your exploration of Bruges with its canals, cobbled streets and shops selling the famous Belgian chocolate on almost every corner. The historic centre of Bruges is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a joy to explore. The Hotel Olympia is located around 1 mile from the historic centre of Bruges (approx. 20 – 30 minute walk). This afternoon spend further free time in Bruges or why not join our optional excursion to Ypres and the Last Post Ceremony? Spend time at leisure exploring the town centre. See the market square, dominated by the huge Cloth Hall, with its magnificent belfry. This evening pause at the Menin Gate, where the Last Post Ceremony is performed daily. The Menin Gate is a memorial dedicated to the missing and bears the names of 54,896 officers and men who died between 1914 and 15 August 1917. Every evening since 11 November 1929, buglers have sounded the emotive Last Post at 8pm beneath the archway. We return to the hotel after the Last Post Ceremony.

icon Day 3 Ghent

Location:

  Ghent


Today we enjoy an included morning visit to Ghent. Affectionately known as the ‘Flower Capital of Belgium’, Ghent is a city of great elegance, boasting a wonderful legacy of medieval architecture and imposing monuments. The ‘Gravensteen’ or ‘Castle of the Counts’ was rebuilt by Philip of Alsace in the 12th century as a symbol of his power, and its battlements provide an interesting view of the city. Gent’s popular City Pavilion is modern building, completed in 2012 by architects Robbrecht & Daem, and a contrast to the surrounding architecture, with its striking design and use of glass, wood and concrete in its construction. There will be free time for you to explore before we return to Bruges for an afternoon at leisure.

icon Day 4

Return home.

icon Day 1

Local departure by coach, then to Bruges for a four-night stay.

icon Day 2 Bruges & Ypres

Location:

  Bruges & Ypres


This morning is at leisure for you to begin your exploration of Bruges with its canals, cobbled streets and shops selling the famous Belgian chocolate on almost every corner. The historic centre of Bruges is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a joy to explore. The Hotel Olympia is located around 1 mile from the historic centre of Bruges (approx. 20 – 30 minute walk). This afternoon spend further free time in Bruges or why not join our optional excursion to Ypres and the Last Post Ceremony? Spend time at leisure exploring the town centre. See the market square, dominated by the huge Cloth Hall, with its magnificent belfry. This evening pause at the Menin Gate, where the Last Post Ceremony is performed daily. The Menin Gate is a memorial dedicated to the missing and bears the names of 54,896 officers and men who died between 1914 and 15 August 1917. Every evening since 11 November 1929, buglers have sounded the emotive Last Post at 8pm beneath the archway. We return to the hotel after the Last Post Ceremony.

icon Day 3 Ghent

Location:

  Ghent


Today we enjoy an included morning visit to Ghent. Affectionately known as the ‘Flower Capital of Belgium’, Ghent is a city of great elegance, boasting a wonderful legacy of medieval architecture and imposing monuments. The ‘Gravensteen’ or ‘Castle of the Counts’ was rebuilt by Philip of Alsace in the 12th century as a symbol of his power, and its battlements provide an interesting view of the city. Ghent’s popular City Pavilion is modern building, completed in 2012 by architects Robbrecht & Daem, and a contrast to the surrounding architecture, with its striking design and use of glass, wood and concrete in its construction. There will be free time for you to explore before we return to Bruges for an afternoon at leisure.

icon Day 4 Free Time or Ostend

Location:

  Free Time or Ostend


Today why not join our optional visit to Ostend, the ‘Queen of Belgium’s seaside resorts’. Ostend gained its resort-town popularity from the Belgian Kings, Leopold I and II, who faithfully spent their summers here. A stroll along the promenade offers views of the Royal monuments and other historical sights, or visitors to the Mercator dock can see the 20th century Barkentine sailing ship, Mercator. Ostend is well known for its gastronomy, and has a huge variety of restaurants and cafés serving local cuisine and specialties such as Dover Sole, Shrimp Croquettes, or Tomato filled with Shrimps, plus many other international dishes.
This afternoon we spend further free time in Bruges.

icon Day 5

Return home.

Accommodation

You will stay for three or four nights at the 3-star Hotel Olympia in Bruges, within walking distance of the local shops and the historic centre.

Dates & Availability

Monday

Feb 27, 2023

Friday

Mar 03, 2023
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$547 (USD)

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Apr 10, 2023

Friday

Apr 14, 2023
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$608 (USD)

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May 22, 2023

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May 26, 2023
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$608 (USD)

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Jun 05, 2023

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Jun 09, 2023
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Jul 24, 2023

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Jul 28, 2023
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Monday

Aug 14, 2023

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Aug 18, 2023
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$620 (USD)

Monday

Sep 04, 2023

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Sep 08, 2023
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Oct 16, 2023

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Oct 20, 2023
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$583 (USD)

Monday

Feb 26, 2024

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Mar 01, 2024
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Monday

Apr 08, 2024

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Apr 12, 2024
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$644 (USD)

Monday

May 20, 2024

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May 24, 2024
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$644 (USD)

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Jun 03, 2024

Friday

Jun 07, 2024
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$656 (USD)

Monday

Jul 22, 2024

Friday

Jul 26, 2024
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$656 (USD)

Monday

Aug 12, 2024

Friday

Aug 16, 2024
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$656 (USD)

Monday

Sep 02, 2024

Friday

Sep 06, 2024
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$644 (USD)

Monday

Oct 14, 2024

Friday

Oct 18, 2024
$620 (USD)
$620 (USD)

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Beautiful Bruges & Ghent

5 Days 

Visiting:

Bruges & Ypres

,

Ghent

,

Free Time or Ostend

,

Dover

,

Alsace

,

Ypres

,

Bruges

Tour operator:

Leger Holidays

Trip Styles:

Tour code:

brg

Age range:

Everyone

Recommended For:

From:

$547 (USD)


  • 100% Guaranteed Refunds
  • Free Amendments/Cancellation
  • Balance due 42 days before departure
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