Christmas Markets tour to Bruges by coach: 2 days, 1 nights

Bruges’ picturesque squares and cobbled streets make for a real winter wonderland during the Christmas market season. There is even an open-air ice rink in the square at the centre of all the stalls!

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Suggested itinerary

Day one

  • Depart from school by coach
  • Connect with channel crossing
  • Explore Christmas markets of Bruges
  • Visit Belfry Tower
  • Arrive at accommodation

Day two

  • Depart accommodation
  • Explore Christmas markets of Bruges
  • Connect with channel crossing
  • Arrive back in the UK

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Excursion Ideas

  • Bruges Christmas Market

    Subject range: Cultural

    What you’ll experience: The Christmas market is on the main square with an ice rink in the centre. The wooden huts sell Christmas gifts and speciality foods.
    Select says: All the buildings have fairy lights around the shape of them which makes for a magical atmosphere in this picturesque town.

  • Belfry Tower of Bruges

    Subject range: Cultural, History

    What you’ll experience: The Belfry Tower of Bruges is a medieval bell tower in the historical centre of the city. It stands 83 metres tall and houses a carillon with 47 melodious bells. After 366 steps your efforts will be rewarded with a breath-taking and unforgettable panoramic view of Bruges and her surroundings.
    Select says: The reception area has lots of information about the history.

Christmas Markets trip to Bruges by coach: 2 days, 1 nights Accommodation

Europa Bruges

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Location: Bruges


Set in its own grounds, just a 15-minute walk from the train station, Europa Hostel is conveniently located for exploring the cobbled streets and beautiful buildings of this medieval town. This youth accommodation consists of a main building and two wings where groups are largely self-contained.

Rooms: Rooms: Multi-bedded rooms, some with en-suite and some shared facilities. Lockers available in rooms.

Facilities: Facilities: Living-room, cosy bar, TV room, garden, playground, Wi-Fi and Internet access. Common room, games room, table tennis, pool table, terrace, bar, vending machine, onsite restaurant.