Sunday, March 10, 2013 | By: Marina

In Bruges

So, we are still in Belgium, but this time we are visiting Bruges, a city completely different from Brussels. I don't think I can even describe the beauty of Bruges.


When I told my friends I was going to visit Belgium, few of them told me that I HAVE to visit Bruges. I didn't know what was all the fuzz about, but now I do. You won't find such a magical city anywhere. You will feel like you traveled to the past! It's like a fairytale!!
We came there by train from Brussels and when we started to walk around I told my husband: "The only thing that is missing here are horses with carriages".. And guess what - they do have it!
Bruges is located in the northwest of the country. Like some other canal-based cities, it is sometimes referred to as "The Venice of the North".
Of course, we have to try some famous Belgian beer while we were here. I was already pregnant, so I didn't drink it, but my husband and our friends loved it. And I loved the place! Lots of tourists from all around the world, all kind of beer, great music..
The historic city centre is a prominent World Heritage Site of UNESCO. I especially liked the Market square. The only thing I didn't like was the fact that it was raining :(

We were there only one day, but it's not so big, so it's enough time to see everything. And would I like to go back there one day? DEFINITELY!


53 comments:

YeamieWaffles said...

I've heard lots of good things about Bruges and this proves it, looks stunningly beautiful in these photos, Belgium truly is a must visit place in my eyes now.

Jenny said...

so lovely photos :)
I followed you long time ago, hope you will visit my blog and follow me too

xoxo

Ivana Džidić said...

Super zvuči

sashkonela said...

Vec dugo zelim obici ovaj bajkovit grad. Hvala ti na lepim slikama i opisu!

amy (fearless homemaker) said...

I've never been to Bruges but it sounds like a gorgeous city!

Barbara said...

Easy to see why it's called Venice of the north! Beautiful photos. I'd love to visit!

Denisa said...

Interesting. Great day.

http://www.fashiondenis.com/

Anne @The Cooking Campaign said...

LOVE these photos! Sounds like a wonderful visit, I'm so jealous.

Sara Bell- The Traveling PhoBlogWriPher said...

I hadn't ever heard of Bruges before your blog, at least that I can remember. Looks like there is just so much to explore!

miss b said...

I visited Bruges a few years ago and I agree with everything you say about this beautiful place!
http://missbbobochic.blogspot.co.uk/

Claudia Aguilar said...

It really does look like a place from a fairy tale. My husband would be happy with such a beer glass :)

Jasna Varcakovic said...

Prelijepe slicice...

BIKBIK AND RORO said...

Beautiful! It's like you stepped back in time. Thank you for sharing :)

ivette said...

great pics! wish I could visit!

Levi (tlnique) said...

Looks great! Never been there before (only brussel and antwerp) so maybe the next time i'm going to visit belgium!

www.tlnique.blogspot.com

Krysten @ Why Girls Are Weird said...

Oh my gosh that place looks AMAZING.

Camila Faria said...

Bruges is really beautiful! I visited the city in 2008 and have been dreaming about going back ever since. A few of my pics: http://www.flickr.com/photos/milaesergio/sets/72157623273250372/

http://naomemandeflores.com/en

little t said...

I've always wanted to go, my best friend went a couple of years ago and her pictures looked right out of a fairytale.

Gild and Grace said...

Amazing shots!

Abbey x

nail crazy said...

fotke baš dobro izgledaju, super kad ti se pruži prilika vidjet nešto ovakvo :D

Marinica said...

Djeluje kao mjesto iz bajke :)

Imogen said...

Absolutely gorgeous photos, I would love to go there.

Peet said...

It looks like it's from another era, like a fairytale place... Haha, I've just read Marinica's comment above!:D Obviously it really does look kao mjesto iz bajke, it's not just me!!:) Congrats on you being pregnant, but it's really unfortunate you couldn't taste that bear, it seems so inviting! Next time though.;)

O said...

Love Bruges, havent been in a while and it's not too far from Amsterdam, so will hopefully visit it soon again :)

shannah said...

I love riding in horse drawn carriages! If you ever want to buy an outfit from me for your little ones I could always put in in my etsy shop. But thank you for the blog love! <3

Tammy@T's Daily Treasures said...

What a beautiful place. And that's my kinda beer! :) Best wishes, Tammy

Christine D. | The Plumed Nest said...

oooh, how lovely! i would love to visit Belgium someday. Bruges would be the top of my list for cities to visit. Love the canals.

Amelia said...

Hi Marina, thanks for the tour and sharing the beautiful picture. Beautiful place to visit and I love the horse and the carriage too. :)

Have a nice week ahead,take care.

Niken said...

looks like a nice town. i'm always fascinated by old European towns. it's like they have their magical ambiance and make me want to live there.

Jamie said...

Gorgeous pictures!

Katie said...

what beautiful pictures! looks like a great place to visit!

Natasha said...

Lovely photos and it looks gorgeous there! xxx

Buttons said...

Oh my gosh you make me want to jump on a plane to go experience this for myself, you describe a place of beauty and as you said like a fairy tale and your photos are incredible.Thank you B

helen said...

thank you so much for stopping by and for your sweet comment! your blog is so lovely, and i love this post about bruges! i have only visited brussels when i went to belgium, and i am sorry i missed out on bruges! thanks so much for letting us see it through your eyes! looking forward to reading more :)

Selma @ Crazy Little World Of Mine said...

I have never been to Belgium but looking at these photos I really want to go now. :)

honey my heart said...

oh wow, bruges looks like such a great place to see/experience.

Danavee said...

HOW FUN!!!!!!!!!! Makes me want to take a trip!

Optimistic Existentialist said...

I so want to visit here someday :)

Alli said...

wow, that is so beautiful. Looks like an amazing time.

trishie said...

That is beautiful, I can certainly see why you won't want to go back again.

Mrs. Pancakes said...

Just beautiful...I've never been to that part of Europe and would love to go!!

Priscilla Joy said...

Oh Bruges is such a lovely place.
Enjoy!

Irene said...

Bruges is a really beautiful city, I also visited a couple of time while I was living in Belgium and I wuold like to go back someday!

Nice to find an interesting blog featuring travel stories :)

Have a wonderful weekend and thanks for your comment!
Irene

p.s. and good luck with your pregnancy :)

Jane Droll said...

what a charming little city! i would love to visit!

btw, have you seen the movie "in bruges"? it is pretty entertaining. :)

Sixth Tractate said...

Beautiful pictures! I just came across your blog and I'm your newest follower :) Would you mind checking out our blog and (if you like) following back via GFC and Bloglovin'? Looking forward to your next post! XX

sixthtractate.blogspot.com

FABBY'S LIVING said...

What a wonderful trip, I love Belgium!! Great pictures, I'm swooning!!!!!! Happy St. Pat's..thank you for your lovely comment! Hugs,
FABBY

Sandra said...

The photos look lovely!

Ashley said...

Lovely! I've been considering a trip to Belgium and this is swaying me towards going ;)

Raphaëlla said...

It's ago I read your blog (but still had it in my favorites). Beautiful photo's. :) I went 1 time to Belgium, to the French part when I was a teenager. Hope one day I can go to Belgium again. :)

Arni @ Travel Gourmande said...

I was mesmerized by Bruges and hoped that instead of a day drive, we should have spent the night there for beer tasting - enjoying their huge selection of beers till the wee hours of the morning. Love this post.

:: Lavender's Green :: said...

Oh my gosh, Bruges looks amazing! I'm definitely adding this to my 'to see' travel list :)

x Jasmine

Briseidy said...

lovely photos! thanks for sharing

Theodore ge said...

Your shared blog information is very useful for my uncle. He wants to go Bruges to visit an attractive and historical place of this city after complete his trip from new york to washington dc. You shared enough information. I will share this info with my uncle. He will keep in mind your mentioned places. He is also interested to visit its museums, Markt and Basilique du Saint-Sang. I hope so my uncle that tour is fabulous.

Post a Comment

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
Get widget