For years, Bruges was one of Europe’s best kept secrets. While tourist headed in droves to destinations like Paris, London and Rome, the charming streets of this city in northwest Belgium remained relatively undisturbed.
This isn’t the case anymore. Bruges is becoming one of the go-to destinations in Europe, and it’s easy to see why. Dotted with churches, museums and breathtaking views, this charming city has something to offer everyone, and is bursting with rewards for travellers who are willing to get lost in everything the city has to offer.
There’s never been a better time to stroll down Bruges’ cobblestone streets, and in case you need more convincing we’ve found 10 reasons you should add the Venice of the north to your European itinerary in 2018. To see them all, scroll through the gallery above.
Have you ever been to Bruges? What was the highlight of your visit?