with private car and local guide (9hours)
You do not have much time but still wish to see as much as possible of Flanders?
This tour is for you!
I'll take you for a guided walk through the 2 "must see" of Flanders and we'll enjoy a scenic drive through the Flemish countryside.
A full day tour that will give you a good overview of two of Belgium's nicest gems!
Pick up at your hotel in Brussels and drive to Ghent (45 minutes)
Ghent walking tour to the castle of the counts, the former meat hall, former harbor, cathedral and famous Van Eyck altarpiece (Monuments Man), the belfry tower (cloth hall).
Then we drive to Bruges and start with a relaxing lunch break in a local traditional restaurant (not included) or have a quick bite. . . . your choice.
Bruges walk to the: Main square, church of our lady ad the Michelangelo Madonna (Monuments Men), Burg, Beguinage, Lake of Love, Cathedral, St John's hospital, canal cruise and much more. .
Return to Brussels at the ennd of the day.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 9 hours
This tour could take up to 10 hours depending on traffic, weather, your energy ...
We are not responsible for delays due to traffic jams, accidents or weather conditions.
I use a standard either a Kia Sportage (1 to 3 clients) or a Citroen Picasso (4 clients). In case number is larger than 4, I can organise for a larger vehicle (up to 16) please contact me.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
25 euros - for a nice all Belgian lunch in a typical restaurant in Bruges (but it can also be a nice snack lunch by the canals in Ghent which would then be about 15euros or less) - Entrance fee to the church to see the Michelangelo Madonna in Bruges - Entrance fee to see the Altarpiece in Ghent (Monuments'Men).
Please check my calendar for availability.
For walking tours taken between October and March - in case of bad rainy, snowy, windy cold weather, we might either shorten the walks or visit indoor sites instead.
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Joyce is prompt, reliable, experienced, patient, and fun. Thanks for the great tour.