Things to do in Bruges on a family-friendly city break

By admin Jan 5, 2024

Visiting Bruges

Exploring Europe one city break at a time is a lovely way to introduce children to the delights of foreign travel. Now that travel is possible again, there are many things to do in Bruges in Belgium which makes it a great family-friendly city break writes guest writer and author Rachel Bridge.

things to do in Bruges

Bruges in Belgium is a popular European city break destination with families © Visit Bruges

Bruges has all the chocolate, canals and culture that you and your pre-teenage child could ever wish for; and best of all, it’s just a 90-minute drive from the Eurotunnel terminal in Calais. Which meant that we – my 11-year old youngest son Jack and I – made the door-to-door trip in just five hours from our home in Hertfordshire to our hotel in the centre of Bruges. For a complete and fascinating change of scene with the minimum of effort, it doesn’t get much better than that.