Bruges or Ghent: Which Belgian City to Visit?

Canals of Bruges

Bruges and Ghent tend to be among the most popular cities to visit in Belgium. They are both easily accessible by train from Brussels, but there are very different cities at their core. If you’re limited on time, you can quickly take a Ghent or Bruges day trip from Brussels, but we recommend staying a little longer. When trying to decide whether you should visit Bruges or Ghent, take several … Read More

One Day in Ghent Itinerary: A Day Trip from Brussels

Old Town of Ghent

With its close proximity to Brussels, it’s no surprise that Ghent is a popular day trip. Ghent itself is a charming Belgian city with plenty to see and do–from castles seated in the middle of the city to beautiful walks along the central canal. One day in Ghent is enough to explore the highlights without feeling rushed. This guide includes everything you should consider seeing and doing to create a … Read More

The Perfect 2 to 3 Days in Bruges Itinerary

Beautiful Bruges

Located in the Flanders region of Belgium, most people pay a visit to Bruges as a day trip from nearby Ghent or Brussels. While you can get a decent sense of the city in one day, 2 to 3 days in Bruges is best to get the full experience. As you’re building your Bruges itinerary, you’re going to find yourself immersed in so much local culture, cuisine, and history that … Read More