If Bruges has been on your travel bucket list as long as it has been on mine, you’ll be happy to know that it can easily become a day trip from many European cities. Bruges is a popular tourist destination because it is a well preserved UNESCO World Heritage Site, a medieval spectacle and a distinctive romantic destination. You’ll find divine chocolate shops and a brewery where you can taste those infamous Belgian beers. A leisurely boat ride through the lovely canals is perfect for viewing the ancient architecture up close. Climb the bell tower for an incredible panoramic of the city and stop for a lunch of mussels, a local favorite.
A rainy, cold day in Amsterdam led us to the discovery that a day trip to Bruges was certainly possible.