The Private Accessible 5 hour Bruges Shore Excursion provides an intimate look at the fascinating, historic, medieval Belgiumcity, Bruges! This accessible guided tour is perfect for the disabled traveler who wants to experience Bruges in a short amount of time, and can be tailored to your preferred pace and accessibility needs.Enjoy a memorable, picturesque stroll in the heart of Bruges; one of the most well-preserved medieval towns in Europe!
This Private Accessible Bruges Shore Excursion starts at the Zeebrugge port, where you’ll be greeted by your driver and private accessible van. Head out on a short drive to the heart of Bruges, where you’ll meet up with your friendly, knowledgeable Bruges tour guide for a fascinating walking/strolling tour of the city.
Your Bruges experience start at the Beguinage, a beautiful medieval walled area that was once home to the Beguines. You will learn about these ladies who lived here under the protection of the city. The Begijnhof is also one of the quietest and most peaceful places in Bruges! You’ll pass by Brewery Half Moon, an authentic and historic brewery in the center of Bruges and the stunning, historic Church of our Lady, which dates from the 13th, 14th, and 15th centuries. The tower is nearly 123 meters high, and is the highest structure in the city of Bruges. Your tour does not include an inside visit of the church, but your guide will tell you about the most celebrated sculpture in Bruges that was donated to the church in 1514, Michelangelo’s Madonna. It is definitely worth going back to see after the tour!
Follow your guide along the beautiful canal passing by the EU College before reaching the beautiful Tanners Square, named after the leather workers whose guild used to be here. Have your camera ready as you pass by the 12th century Basilica of the Holy Blood,home to what is believed by many to be a vial of Jesus’ blood. The stately Bgggggruges City Hall, and a true Renaissance gem, the Palace of the BrugseVrije all located at the breathtaking old traditional European plaza, Burg Square.
Next, you’ll make your way to the very heart of the city, The Market Square, peppered with historical highlights including the 12th century Belfry of Bruges, the Provincial Court and the Statue of real life heroes Breydel and Coninck.
Follow your guide through the Steenstraat, the main shopping street of Bruges to the lovely Simon Stevin Square with its statue of this famous Mathematician. Here your city tour will finish but now you will have some sufficient time to enjoy the views, a Brussels waffle, a local beer or some delicious lunch (cost not included). Your driver and accessible van will meet you here later and escort you back to your cruise ship in Zeebrugge.
- Church of our Lady
- EU College
- Leathers Workers Square
- Basilica of the Holy Blood
- Bruges City Hall
- Palace of the BrugseVrije
- Burg Square
- Market Square
- Breydel and De Coninck Statue
- Belfry of Bruges
- Simon Stevin Square
This accessible Brugesguided touruses an accessible van with lift for transfer from port Zeebruggeto Bruges and return. During your stroll through the historical city of Bruges, you will experience step-free, mostly flat streets. Please note that due to the age and status of the city as a medieval city, you will encounter mild and medium cobblestones along the route.