Welcome to Bruges (Brugge)
Bruges, Capital of West-Flanders, is one of Belgium ‘s illustrious cities that was justly proclaimed World Heritage City by UNESCO in 2002. Bruges is a rich city in every meaning of the word. During that same year 2002 the residents of Bruges boasted the heritage, culture, history and art-historical patrimonium, celebrating the title ‘Cultural Capital of Europe’. Because of the long history there is much to tell about Bruges and its famous inhabitants like Jan Breydel, Pieter De Coninck, Jan van Eyck, Simon Stevin,... It will thus not amaze that tourism-rates are high. Tourists are being treated to breathtaking monuments, informative and interesting museums, city tours in horse carriages, boat tours on the famous canals of Bruges and a web of little streets to wander about.