1. Visit Burg Square

From the Basilica of the Holy Blood to Bishop’s Palace and the Old Civil Registry, there’s lots to do in Burg Square, so set aside a whole morning to explore the sights.

2. Historic Centre/The Markt

Arriving in the old town, you’ll see medieval buildings alongside churches, canals and chocolate shops. At the heart of it all is the Markt, a huge square that draws in thousands of tourists.

4. Canal Boat Ride

See Bruges from a whole new perspective as you tour the city’s waterways on a canal boat ride. Hop aboard your open-air boat and get ready to see the city from the water.

5. Basilica of the Holy Blood

Experience one of the most fascinating religious sights in Bruges with a visit to the Basilica of the Holy Blood. For a small entrance fee, you can tour the 12th century cathedral.

From its artisan chocolate shops to medieval architecture in the Historic Centre, there’s nothing not to love about Bruges. Whether you’re taking a canal boat tour or taking in the sights at Burg Square, here’s our pick of the best things to see and do in this beautiful Belgian city.