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					Explore the city of Bruges
City No. 1 tourism in Belgium, Bruges is a city steeped in history. Has a thousand years of sand, the Belgian town was formerly a city inhabited by tribes of Morini and Menapii. Around 1134, the city began to be fortified with the development of trade. Today Brugge its Flemish name became an incomparable romantic city with small went along the canals, intimate restaurants, its Christmas market recognized throughout the region and its historical monuments. What to see in Bruges? Visit the city, is the opportunity to discover this city poetry that has kept its culture over the years. City: Visit Burg: castrum original site built by Baldwin standoff to 879 Stadhuis: Gothic monument built in 1300 which have 48 statues of Count and Countess of Flanders Markt is a traditional market or Brugge found garden produce in the region and regional flowers Groeninge Museum: This museum has 11 rooms with a clean path to understanding the Flemish culture. The Christmas market in Bruges: Opened in November 24 and December 31, the market Brugge is an opportunity for tourists to explore especially the local gastronomy, crafts and history of the city through animation Organized by the Municipality. The Christmas stalls are installed along the streets of downtown with booths are decorated with various items and Christmas decorations. Good to know: there is a combined ticket for 15 euros + choice of 5 of the 16 municipal museums that make up the city. Where a drink? Bruges is a city in the provincial atmosphere with its traditional pubs, wine bars and restaurants. For my part, during my stay, I frequented the bar Wijinbar the t'brugs Beertje For dining, there are many restaurants. For example you can go DeBottelier or bistro Torre. You eat properly with the rates contained. Other restaurants are to be discovered as the chic Den Dyver practicing the kitchen to the beer. Where to stay in Bruges? Bruges has more than 100 hotels. Consequently, the room rates are very competitive. Many address charm are scattered in the city and make a choice is complicated. Every year, many hoteliers are offering special packages for both days that weekend Note nonetheless that the rates are higher in high season, ie between May and October. Reservations are made directly with hotels Here are some phone numbers in Brugge Imperial Hotel: 050 33 90 14 Lucea Hotel: 050 34 20 62 Hotel Karel de Stoute: 050 34 33 17 Hotel Adormes: 050 34 13 36