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Bruges – The Northern Venice

After visiting Antwerp, I took the train to Bruges. I have only one word for you: wow! As soon as I started approaching the medieval city centre I was completely sold. It was like stepping out of the train directly to the 16th century!

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Again I was exploring the city by foot but that’s the perfect option in Bruges as the city centre is basically like a free of charge outdoor museum. The streets and restaurants are full of tourists but to be fair – the tourists are there for a good reason. And thanks to the tourism you can get service in English everywhere.

In case you don’t feel like walking, you can do your sightseeing tour also with a horse ride or by boat. The canals along the city centre are the reason why Bruges is called as the “Venice of the North”. A 35 minute boat tour is available around every corner and costs 7,60 €.

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I don’t think there’s a reason for me to keep on blabbering about Bruges being amazing. Instead, have a look at the pictures and decide yourself if you should visit the city or not. I think you should! 🙂

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Saana

The girl behind the blog is a Finnish travel and outdoor enthusiastic with a huge passion for writing and fulfilling dreams. When I'm not abroad, I'm showing you the best of beautiful Finland. My heart lies in the archipelago of Satakunta and Rauma area in the South-West of Finland.

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