Departure is at 7:15am, from the agency located near the Louvre. Board our air conditioned bus to leave for your discover trip of Bruges, a magnificent city in the north of Belgium. A guide will welcome you on your arrival there at around 11:00 to give you your tickets for the cruise (only in summer) as well as the information you will need for your excursion. He will guide you to the center of the city, where you will begin your walk.
You will then set off to discover Bruges, whose historic center was classified as a world heritage site by UNESCO in 2000. You will explore this town that is marked by is medieval architecture and the superb Gothic homes in multiple colors. While you stroll, you will be plunged into the charm of its typical small lanes and admire the magnificent Flemish homes.
During your walk, you will see the symbolic sites of Bruges: the Grand Place, where you will find the Beffroi, the high tower that overlooks the Halles; the Cathédrale Notre-Dame of the XIIIth century; the Béguinage, a Benedictine monastery and the majestic Hôtel de Ville. If you like, you can also visit some museums that are home to Flemish art and the works of local craftsmen. (From April to October, do not miss a cruise on the canals that encircle the center of Bruges. This boat trip allows you to go deep into the special atmosphere of the city, where peace and romance blend together.)
This discovery excursion will also allow you to taste Belgian specialties, either for lunch, or an afternoon break. You can enjoy the famous “Moules/frites” (Mussels with French Fries), carbonade flamande (a traditional dish made of meat stewed in beer), Belgian waffles or the ever present Belgian chocolates.Your guide will give you a rendezvous time of about 4:15 to leave Bruges at 4:30 and arrive in Paris at about 9:00pm.