Discover why Bruges is a popular destination for thousands of tourists. Head back in time to the medieval ages and learn why the city still looks the same today on this free tour!
Bruges Free Tour
This free tour in Bruges will start from the market square, the Grote Markt, which is in a truly central position. Here you can see the impressive Belfry of Bruges, one of the city's most emblematic monuments. Nearby is the Palace of Gruuthuse (also known as the Provincial Palace). Its architecture will take you back in time to the Middle Ages.
After explaining the history of these monuments, the guide will lead you through the charming medieval streets of the city. You'll discover many Gothic monuments and the romantic canals that run through the centre. You'll also go to the Lake of Love, one of the most popular areas of the city, full of obscure legends that the guide will reveal to you.
During the tour, you can also see the following monuments: the Old St. John's Hospital, the Beguinage, the Church of Our Lady, the Boniface Bridge, the Groeninge Museum, the Dijver, the Fish Market or the Burg Square. There are many other magical places that we prefer to keep secret and that you'll discover on the day of the visit!
How to get to Bruges from Brussels
There is a frequent train service to Bruges from the Belgian capital (principally Gare du Midi and Brussel Central Stations). The journey takes just one hour.
Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.
English speaking guide specialized in the history of Bruges.
When to book?
You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more
Printed material is avoided.
No single-use plastics are used.
The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.
No printing of documentation required.
Promotes local employment.
Has a gender equality policy.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
If you have any other questions please contact us.
If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
The Market Square, Grote Markt, in front of the statue of Jan Breydel and Pieter de Coninck.