The historic city centre of Bruges is listed as UNESCO World Heritage. Bruges’ canals are like the veins of the city, around which various monumental buildings have been erected, within walking distance of one another. This picturesque, romantic, medieval setting also explains why Bruges has been on the bucket list of so many international travellers over the years.
But look behind the historic façades and you will see that Bruges has so much more to offer. The city has an extensive cultural offering. It pays tribute to its history with the Flemish Primitives, looking back on its magnificent past with its heritage in addition to defining a lively future for itself. The people of Bruges have upheld their Burgundian lifestyle in a contemporary way. Bruges is a leading culinary destination, as evidenced by the many Michelin stars and mentions in the world’s leading culinary guides.