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    Bruges reputation for being inundated with almost countless tourists is something you’ll probably hear of well before you arrive, but, fortunately, the huge camera-clad groups roaming the streets aren't quite enough to destroy the appeal of a fantastically picturesque town. Medieval, pretty and constructed over a selection of fantastic looking, Amsterdam-like canals (get your timing right in winter, and you can have a great time skating down them), Bruges implores you to drift amongst its chocolate shops and cobblestoned, roadside restaurants with you're eyes raised to the ornate second storeys and your camera permanently drawn.

    The Basilica of the Holy Blood is an astonishing, rustic old building that supposedly contains a phial of Christ’s blood brought back from the crusades; the phial itself will underwhelm anyone of minimal religious bent, but the astounding old architecture is well worth a trip. The Church of Our Lady is another astonishing religious spot, home to a Michelangelo’s masterpiece Madonna and Child, and dating back to the 12th century.

    Another ancient sight well worth checking out is the World Heritage Site of the Belfry and Market Halls; you’ll hear the bells ring out over the cobbled square in the center of town every so often, while the impressive tower at the top of the intricate building is beautifully lit up at night.

    Cut through the seemingly relentless parade of tourists, and Bruges is a city of romance, picturesque (though dig deep and you’ll learn that many of the buildings are actually re-creations of the originals; most of Bruges isn’t that old), enticing restaurants and a scene that seems to glitter through every season. Whether it’s the summer daffodils of spring or the slippery frosts of autumn, though, Bruges is a city rammed full of fascinating streets and alluring history.

    For those who love Belgian chocolate, there is a museum which explains everything about this delicacy called Choco-story. You can find this museum at Sint-Jansplein within minutes of the famous shopping street.

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    Brugge is known as “The Venice of the North”

    Brugge was the European Capital of Culture in 2002.
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    • Ostend
      Oostende (or Ostend) is a town in the Belgian province of West Flanders, it is one of the major coastal cities of belgium
      Oostende received city rights in 1267, but the first traces of habitation date from the 9th and 10th centuries

      Oostende has a tourist and historical center and in 2010 was given the title 'Cultural capital of Flanders'.
      Oostende is best known for the promenade with a coastal front of apartment buildings
      Ostend 8400 Ostend, Belgium
    • Ostend-Bruges International Airport
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      Ostend-Bruges International Airport Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 889, 8400 Oostende, Belgium
    • Ghent
      Known as Gent in the western world, Ghent is a city in the northern section of Belgium in the Flanders region of the country. Initially born as a small settlement on the confluence of the rivers Scheldt and Lys, it became one of the most influential cities in Europe during the Middle Ages, and today it retains its status as a major cultural and economic center, as well as a haven for education, with a major university and a busy port that sees trade coming in year-round. This is easily one of the most happening places in Belgium, and its thriving population is mostly the younger generation whose views are more modern and cosmopolitan in comparison to the rest of the countryside.

      Ghent has a fairly healthy expat population as well, and it is known throughout the country as one of the most tolerant cities in Belgium because of the number of foreigners living here combined with the large number of university students. And while its days of being second only to Paris in terms of popularity are somewhat diminished, Ghent is nevertheless still a very unique find on any adventurer’s map. There is plenty of Gothic architecture dominating the skyline, and some of the buildings lining the canals are literally centuries old. The mixture of canals, cathedrals, castles, and other buildings offer a unique experience that is unlike anywhere else in Europe.

      This amazing little canal city has remained somewhat untarnished over the years, and offers a very intimate look at Flemish life away from the hordes of mass tourism. The best time of year to come is during the summer months, with plenty of festivals happening, and a vibrant nightlife that will offer you one of the best times you’ll ever have in Europe. The most known festival is the 'Gentse Feesten', a festival that goes on for 10 days with a fair, lots of street artists, music performances,...

      Tourists may explore the city center in several ways - walking, cycling or in a nice boat. Ghent has all it`s treasures close to each other. The most beautiful area - Graslei and Korenlei streets, every single house there has amazing original facade.

      Near the Gravensteen stands the impressive meat hall, built between 1407 and 1419. It`s now a restaurant with a very appropriate ceiling decoration.

      Just a few kilometers outside Ghent there is a recreation park with artificial beach with water facilities like water slides and boats. There is also a playground, skatepark, mini-golf, camping ground,...

      Ghent, Belgium
    • De Kuip Van Gent
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      De Kuip Van Gent Korenmarkt 32, 9000 Gent, Belgium

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    Graphic showing average weather in Bruges in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

    Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
    Jan 3.3 81 37.9 31.9
    Feb 3.6 60 38.5 23.6
    Mar 5.9 47 42.6 18.5
    Apr 8.5 48 47.3 18.9
    May 12.8 51 55 20.1
    Jun 15.4 59 59.7 23.2
    Jul 17.3 79 63.1 31.1
    Aug 17.1 75 62.8 29.5
    Sep 14.8 77 58.6 30.3
    Oct 10.8 80 51.4 31.5
    Nov 6.3 91 43.3 35.8
    Dec 4.1 74 39.4 29.1

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      • Bruges: great medieval city
        As a solo traveling travel writer, I’ve visited many cities in Europe and Bruges remains one of my favorites. It isn’t as big as European metropoles as Paris, London or Rome but has a medieval, charming atmosphere in its cobblestoned streets that is pretty rare. Bruges is only about 40 km away from the town I live but I always feel like a tourist when visiting Bruges. The many chocolate selling shops, window shopping tourists in the Steenstraat and tour guides showing the best locations in Bruges to their customers add to the atmosphere. My last visit was early March 2017 when I was going to the Belfry tower at the market square, probably the city highlight. I visited the Historium as well, a museum giving you a view on the golden era of Bruges. It’s one of the musea I can totally recommend. If you’re looking for a cultural experience that is a bit different, try the Frietmuseum. This was my first visit to the Frietmuseum despite having been in Bruges many times before. As a Belgian I think it was cool to see how they built a museum about our most popular ‘dish’.
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