Author(s): Sophie Allegaert
- This new 2019 edition contains: 5 specialists talking about the link between Bruges and Old Music, the Flemish Primitives and Modern Art on the occasion of the Triennial Liquid City and the leading part Bruges takes as a cultural city and for the commemoration of World War One- The one and only official Bruges city guide, compiled and published with the cooperation of the Bruges Tourist Board- Discover Bruges as a world heritage city- Features over 200 color photographs of the beautiful city along with a fold-out street map- Includes fantastic tips from locals, which will surprise even the experienced visitor This definitive little guide will lead you on an adventure through the heart of a city you thought you knew, introducing the best shops, hotels, bed and breakfasts, caf s and restaurants. It includes three atmospheric walks through the city, which showcase Bruges' range of diverse museums: from the Groeninge Museum, featuring fine art from the 15th to the 21st centuries, to the Hospital Museum - two medieval hospital buildings in the center of Bruges, enjoying a new lease of life as art galleries. With a fold-out street map, this book confidently directs you to Bruges' finest sights, including monuments such as The Belfry, with its carillon that has rung every quarter hour for over 700 years; well-known locations, such as the historic city center - a UNESCO World Heritage Site; and picturesque, hidden alleyways. It also includes tips from locals, letting you in on the secrets that only those native to Bruges would know, and features information on cultural events. Containing new updated information, Bruges City Guide 2019 illustrates how this historic city, with its cherished architecture and artistic treasures - and its breweries and 50 or so chocolate boutiques - really does have something for everybody, whether you're planning a daytrip or a weekend getaway.