Bruges is the capital and largest city of the province of West Flanders in the Flemish Region of Belgium. As beautiful canal-based city it is sometimes referred to as The Venice of the North. Bruges has most of its medieval architecture intact, making it one of the most well-preserved medieval towns in Europe. The historic centre of the Belgian city has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000. Spend some time here enjoying one or two drinks in of the numerous nice restaurants and bars around.
B&B Loverlij near Bruges is a beautifully restored farmhouse surrounded by water. From the moment you enter the 200 meter long driveway, you are met by a feeling of beauty, rest and tranquility. It is home to a number of stylish, romantic guest rooms, and a unique dream garden.Book Now
What used to be the biggest movie theatre in Bruges, is now one of the most trendy cafés in town. Charlie Rockets is an authentic Rock bar with interesting Rock ’n’ Roll interior. It is also a hostel with low-budget bedrooms.
Live music, Fish & Chips, a brand range of beers - Delaney’s Irish Pub is always a good choice if you want to spend the evening in a relaxed yet appealing atmosphere.
Campsite Groeneveld is located between Ghent and Deinze and perfect for exploring the historic towns of Ghent and Bruges. Whether tent, caravan, or camper van – there is a quiet place waiting for you at this welcoming site. All surrounded by lush green scenery. Also offering few hikers cabins.
If you want to stay the night near your Calais ferry, choose this four star countryside campsite in the Pas-de-Calais district of France, just ten minutes north of Saint Omer. A beautiful area of wooded park, overlooked by the 19th century chateau. Ideal for nature lovers looking for peace and quiet, but also offering great amenities and attractions such as two swimming-pools and a tennis court. Located at the gates of England, only 35 minutes from Calais ferry.
The historical city of Aachen, close to the border to Belgium and the Netherlands is also called Aix-la-Chapelle in French. It developed from a Roman settlement to the preferred medieval imperial residence of Charlemagne and was the place where 31 Holy Roman Emperors were crowned as Kings of the Germans.
Ghent is located in the Flemish part of Belgium, with a medieval architecture that is remarkably well preserved and restored. The historical city features beautiful riversides to stroll along.
Canterbury is UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Kent city lies on the River Stour and is home to a beautiful cathedral. Still today, the impressive building is focus of pilgrimage and seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury who is primate of the Church of England.
The city of Oxford is globally known as home of the University of Oxford, which is the oldest university in the English-speaking world. Numerous historical university and college buildings boast with marvellous architecture. Everything surrounded by green parks and lush nature walks.
Birmingham is not only birthplace of once entirely new music genres such as Heavy Metal or New Romantic, but also home for globally renowned bands like Black Sabbath or Duran Duran. Brum also offers a really vibrant live music scene.
Stratford-upon-Avon situated on the River Avon is a welcoming market town with more than 800 years of history. It is worldwide known as the birthplace of English playwright and poet William Shakespeare.
Cologne is not only worth a visit due to its famous Cologne Cathedral. Moreover, it is a major cultural centre for the region, with numerous museums and galleries as well as art exhibitions and live music venues.
Bruges (Photo by Google Streetview)