2 Days in Bruges Itinerary Story

By Aleksandra Jakimoska

Introduction

2 Days in Bruges Itinerary Story

Known as the Venice of the North, Bruges is a beautiful medieval city with long canals, historical buildings, Gothic architecture,... Read more

Day 1

A Walk to the Past

I visited Bruges in February to celebrate my birthday. At first, even I thought that a day would be enough... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 1

Belfry of Bruges

The Belfry of Bruges is a medieval bell tower overlooking the Market Square. Awarded as Unesco World Heritage Site, it’s... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 2

Market Square or Grote Markt

Beneath the Belfry of Bruges, you will find the old Market Square, which is the heart of one of the... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 3

The Historium of Bruges

Finished strolling around the Market Square? It’s time for the Historium. Step inside, to step back in time. Discover the... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 4

The Church of Our Lady

Another site you should add on your Bruges weekend itinerary is The Church of Our Lady. It’s probably one of... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 5

Groeninge Museum

If you are keen on art and would love to see some classic pieces from the Flemish primitives, then Groeninge... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 6

Rozenhoedkaai

Want to know what the most photographed spot in Bruges is? Head over to Rozenhoedkaai. The place is just a... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 7

Concertgebouw Circuit

One of the most underrated things to do in Bruges is the Concert Hall or Concertgebouw Circuit. If you are... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 8

Lizzie’s Wafels

No visit to Bruges would be complete without having tasted traditional Belgian waffles. There are also many cafes where you... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 9

‘Depla Chocolatier’ or 'T Apostelientje’

If you are keen on shopping, you are in luck. Bruges offers a variety of speciality shops scattered around the... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 10

Canal Boat Tour

As you're ending your first day in Bruges after exploring the city's architecture and wonders, I would suggest taking a... Read more

Day 2

Because One Day is not Enough

After realizing that a day wouldn’t be enough to explore all of the city’s wonders, I decided that I want... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 1

Basilica of the Holy Blood

The Basilica of the Holy Blood is a Roman Catholic Basilica, situated on the Burg Square, just beside the Town... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 2

Gallery Xpo Salvador Dali

Admire a fantastic collection of famous graphics and statues by Salvador Dali. All of these works are authentic and exhibited... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 3

Choco Story

For the Chocolate addicts out there, now is your time to taste the real thing. Do not miss out on... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 4

Lumina Domestica

Lumina Domestica museum is in the same building as Choco Story museum and uses the same ticket office. I bought... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 5

Sint-Janshospitaal Museum

Sint-Janshospitaal is one of the oldest preserved hospitals in Europe. The hospital worked between the 12th and 19th century, where... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 6

De Halve Maan Brewery

Your next stop will be De Halve Maan, the only remaining brewery in Bruges. Since 1865, they have been making... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 7

Minnewaterpark

For a romantic and peaceful time, away from the large crowds, I would suggest the Minnewaterpark. Or as the locals... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 8

Diamant Museum

The Diamant Museum was opened in 1999. The city archives confirm that the diamond trading and polishing in Bruges began... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 9

Almshouses

There are many small whitewashed houses in Bruges that date back to the 14th century. Wealthy citizens or guilds formed... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 10

The Windmills

One of the best things to do in Bruges is to take a walk to the windmills. After exploring the... Read more

Conclusion

In Summary

Bruges is truly a unique, historic, and picturesque place in the world. I hope you enjoyed my 2 days in... Read more