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Bruges: A Historic Marvel in the Heart of Belgium

Explore Bruges, a UNESCO World Heritage site, renowned for its quaint cobblestone streets, towering belfry, and historic town square. Step back in time in this perfectly preserved medieval city.

Explore Bruges, a UNESCO World Heritage site, renowned for its quaint cobblestone streets, towering belfry, and historic town square. Step back in time in this perfectly preserved medieval city.

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Brussels, the capital city of Belgium, is famed for its rich history, architectural landmarks, and as a headquarters of the European Union. The city is a kaleidoscope of culture, languages, and traditions. Key attractions include the Grand-Place, Atomium, and Manneken Pis. Exquisite Belgian chocolates, waffles, and beers also draw tourists to this bustling city.

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Wallonia is the predominantly French-speaking southern region of Belgium. It is characterized by its historic cities, industrial heritage and beautiful landscapes. Visitors can explore medieval castles, charming villages, and vast forests. The region is also known for its folklore traditions, hearty gastronomy and distinct breweries. Major cities include Namur, Liège and Charleroi.

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France | Belgium

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Visit the Historic Centre of Brugge

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Visit Basilica of the Holy Blood

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7,426 km

Bruges

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Bruges

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755 km

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6:02 PM

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61 km

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5:59 PM

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7,403 km

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Travel Tips

Surely! Here are some essential travel tips for your visit to Bruges, Brussels and Wallonia

Best Time to Visit:
Belgium has a temperate oceanic climate. For the best weather, the ideal time is between April to June and September to October when it is pleasantly warm and the city's parks bloom into color. However, if you're interested in festivals, consider visiting in July or August.

Route and Accessibility:
Brussels and Bruges are well connected by trains and it takes approximately 1.5 hours. Brussels to Wallonia is around 1-2 hours depending on precisely where you're heading, again by train. Belgium's public transport network is efficient and comprehensive with buses and trams supplementing the rail network.

Altitude and Acclimatization:
These metropolitan cities are in flat areas with a sea level altitude. Hence, altitude sickness is not an issue.

Accommodation and Booking:
Accommodation options are diverse in all these regions, ranging from luxury hotels to budget hostels. It's recommended booking in advance especially during the festival periods and summer months.

Clothing and Essentials:
Rain is frequent in Belgium, so always carry an umbrella. The summer months are warm but not too hot so light clothing with a light jacket or sweater for evenings is recommended. If visiting in winter, do carry warm clothing as it can get quite cold.

Health and Safety:
Belgium is a developed nation with excellent healthcare facilities, just remember to get travel insurance before your visit, and carry any prescribed medication. Water is safe to drink from the tap.

Local Etiquette and Respect:
The locals are hospitable and friendly. French, Dutch, and German are the primary local languages, but English is widely spoken. Belgians appreciate good manners, so a polite request or thank you goes a long way. If visiting any churches or religious monuments, dressing modestly is advisable.