Destination guide

Travel to historic Bruges

Enjoy the area's museums, history and monuments and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Bruges. This romantic city is known for its chocolate shops, local tours and cafés. Bruges Belfry and Bruges Market Square are just a couple of the must-sees. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Bruges

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Bruges a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rail City Bruges (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • De Halve Maan Brewery (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • The Magic Planet (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Boudewijn Seapark (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Damme Golf (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Hoeke Windmill (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Bruges

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bruges is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Minnewater (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Queen Astrid Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Bulskampveld (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Uitkerkse Polder (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • De Hoge Dijken (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Leopoldpark (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Bruges

The nearest airport is in Ostende (OST-Ostend-Bruges Intl.), located 15.4 mi (24.7 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Bruges Station, Bruges-Saint-Peters Station and Lissewege Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Bruges?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 169 vacation rentals near Bruges. From 90 Houses to 38 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bruges for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Bruges?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Bruges:

  • Sint-Gillis: 68 vacation rentals
  • Assebroek: 64 vacation rentals
  • Kristus-Koning: 47 vacation rentals
  • Sint-Andries: 41 vacation rentals
  • Sint-Michiels: 33 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Bruges?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bruges. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • St Sebastian's Guild: 678 vacation rentals
  • Bruges Market Square (Grote Markt): 680 vacation rentals
  • Beguinage: 682 vacation rentals
  • The Magic Planet: 702 vacation rentals
  • Bruges Town Hall (Stadhuis): 679 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bruges listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bruges?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 90 Houses in Bruges. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bruges include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 38 rentals available
  • Cottages: 8 rentals available
  • Villas: 9 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bruges?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 32 vacation rentals with pool available in Bruges. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.