Winterglow in Bruges

From 22 November until 5 January you will discover why the World Heritage Site of Bruges is the top destination during the winter months. Around Christmas and new year, the new winter festival “Winter Glow” takes place, giving you a lot of opportunities to enjoy the warmth and lights of the city. There will be two light and experience walks, offering plenty of surprises as you pass light installations along the way. There will also be an artificial skating rink on the lake in Minnewaterpark, with a winter bar offering heart-warming drinks. And don’t forget the Christmas and winter market with its many chalets, a great place to pick up some original gifts. Large, beautifully decorated Christmas trees can be...
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Come and sample Beethoven, Bach and Bruges for free

This is a veritable feast of classical music. “A feast of classical music-Iedereen Klassiek” bathes everyone or everything in a joyful classical-music bath. Together with broadcast company Klara and many Bruges-based partners, the Cityhall is putting together a lavish celebration, with offshoots all over the inner city. As always, we warm up with Crazy about Bach and close with the wonderful Brussels Philharmonic performing some well-known classics. Invite your family and friends to this free event, so that they too can discover the power and beauty of Bach, Beethoven, and Bruges. Come and hear the music of Bach, Beethoven, Grieg, and others for free at the Classical for Everyone music festival #Iedereenklassiek, #orchestral Bruges, # vocal Bruges, # chamber music...
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5 reasons for booking a serviced apartment for your next trip

  A serviced apartment offers all the convenience of hotel-like services with the privacy, extra space, flexibility of a living area and kitchen. Serviced apartments allow you to cook, eat, chill and relax. Perfect for experiencing an exciting destination at your own pace, whether you are a couple, family or group. Many employees need to travel around the globe due to business reasons – whether for a short period or for months. Why serviced apartments are a good alternative to hotels, rented flats and shared apartments, as you can read below. 1. Cost Advantages For short stays, serviced apartments offer more flexibility and value for money. For longer stays, or families and friends traveling together, guests will also benefit from...
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Brussels pays tribute to Pieter Bruegel

This year, Brussels will pay tribute to Pieter Bruegel the Elder on the 450th anniversary of his death. The event is in line with the three cultural years dedicated to Flemish masters, in 2018-2020. One of the most awaited moments will be the return of the famous painting Dulle Griet to the Mayer van den Bergh House-Museum in Antwerp after the important restoration that restored it to its original splendor. Between 1400 and 1650, the corner of Western Europe known today as Flanders was a crucible of culture. The pocket of land framed by Bruges, Antwerp, Brussels, and Leuven had become wealthy through trade and the renowned skills of its weavers, a wealth reflected today in the splendor of its...
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Travel to Tomorrow in Bruges

In September 2019 the two-day summit ‘Travel to Tomorrow – Growing Forward Together’ will take place in Bruges. This summit brings together entrepreneurs, opinion and policymakers around contemporary questions and challenges in the tourism sector. A varied mix of lectures, workshops and experience sessions provides each participant with interactive opportunities to be inspired by the transforming power of tourism and grow professionally. Flemish and international top speakers link the theoretical framework to practical examples and issues of great touristic, but also broad social relevance. A must-visit event for everyone who wants to contribute in an innovative, sustainable way to future proof tourism! Program The two-day summit, dinner with 5 top speakers on Thursday evening included: 12 – 13 September in Bruges (150 euro, excl. vat) Dinner with 5 top...
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Summer Vibes in Bruges

– URB EGG – café This year the URB EGG-café is opening right in the city center, in front of the monumental Stadsschouwburg. In the shadow of this impressive cultural institution, you can pause for a while, participate in one of the free events, enjoy the vibrant city life… or simply relax and quench your thirst. A new summer means a new URB EGG Café. After the warehouses at the DuPont site (2015), the Gentpoort (2016), the Station Park (2017) and the Poortersloge (Burghers’ Lodge) (2018), it is time to explore a new location. And what a location!. Near the city theater from 29 June to 8 September. –Apero at the Fishmarket Every Friday from 16u tot 22u (July and August)...
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