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Bruges Christmas Markets
Bruges Christmas Market is a worth seeing place. If you are planning to visit Bruges to celebrate this Christmas then you are planning a wonderful visit. Bruges is situated in the northwest region of Belgium in Europe. Bruges is an amazing town to have a visit on this Christmas. In the festive season Bruges convert into heaven. This is one of the fascinating tourist destinations where every year millions of people use to visit here.
In the Bruges market place you will get acquainted with so many historical buildings, an open air ice rink, shopping stalls all around, lights, decoration, etc. There is a Market Square where this Christmas market is held. It is decorated so elegantly which makes it tourist oriented. Bruges is that city where the holy blood is held. It is specified in history that makes Bruges a holy city. That’s why Christmas is celebrated with lots of enthusiasm. But don’t forget to bring your children here. Here they will enjoy Christmas a lot.
MAIN ATRRACTIONS Bruges is not only a charming city of Belgium but it is world famous city of Europe too. It attracts the tourists from all over the world.
Choco Story Museum
Hot Air Balloon Flight
Cultural and Food Festivals
Historical centres which are listed in UNESCO
Christmas Shopping Breaks in Bruges Bruges is the mainly known for its shopping. Here the shopping is according to all the budgets. The main markets in Bruges are ’t Zand and Market Square. TIMING: Wednesday : 7am-1pm on Market Square Saturday: 7am-1pm on ’t Zand
Shopping outside city centre 9am-8pm (on Friday till 9 pm)
During Christmas you will get a chance of a wonderful shopping here. You can buy the famous Belgian chocolates in these shops. Having a walk in the market you will see various Art galleries, food shops. You can also buy beautiful handmade toys which you can gift them to your friends and family members. During Christmas night it is charm to watch the market. You will see lights and decorated shops every where which attracts you more. The main market where you can shop well is located just outside the city centre. So enjoy shopping in Bruges.
NIGHT LIFE DURING CHRISTMAS CELEBRATIONS After visiting Bruges during the whole day then definitely you are searching a particular place where you can hang out in night. So in Bruges you will find lots of places where you can relax in a better way. There are so many famous markets, bars and clubs like Kendo, Joker, Kriteria, Rama, Cercle, Dreams and Beaufort where you can have great time. Shopping in night is also one of the best options as during night markets are worth seeing. They are so well managed and decorated that adds charm to the city.
HOW TO REACH BRUGES By Road: - Bruges has very good road connectivity. There are highways A10, A10/E40, A18/E40, A17/E403, N31/E403, N49/E34 which connects Ostend, Ghent, Brussels, Kortrijk, Tournai, Zeebrugge, and Antwerp respectively. By Air:- you can opt air route to reach Bruges as it has a Ostend Bruges International airport 25 Km from Bruges and you can also visit through Brussels Airport which will take only 1 hour after reaching airport to reach Bruges.
Eurostar Christmas Breaks to Bruges
Every year, Eurostar offers plenty of deals on festive season.You can easily avail Eurostar Christmas Shopping Breaks to Bruges. Eurostar depart from St. Pancras, London at 7am. It will take you to the Brussels Midi station. From Brussels Midi station you have to catch another thalys train or SNCB to reach your destination. It will take 3 hrs from London to Bruges. Eurostar is known for 100% smoke free and 95% punctuality.
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