Evening Tour: The Dark Side of Bruges

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  • Group Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 1.5 hr

Discover the fascinating history, myths and legends of Bruges on an evening walking tour with an expert local guide. Get off the beaten track and discover a side of Bruges most tourists never get to see. The tour takes about 1.5 hours and ends with a free beer in a local pub called the Bauhaus (if Covid measures allow it)! If you cannot make it to the tour for whatever reason, please notify us, so we can open your slot to other visitors. Thank you for respecting these measures and enjoy the tour! IMPORTANT NOTE: Our guides are volunteers who offer tours for tips. The fee only covers the cost of booking via this platform.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Historic Centre of Brugge

We take you on a tour of the lesser known parts of Bruges, the side tourists never get to see. We'll tell you old tales, legends and ghost stories that are as old as the city itself, and we'll make the fascinating history of Bruges come to life!

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: The Markt

We start the tour on the main square with a historical introduction of Bruges.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Jan Van Eyckplein

Here we'll tell you the history of the beautiful Jan van Eyck square, the old harbour of medieval Bruges!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum

On this square, where all the Italian trading houses used to be located, you can see one of the first stock exchange markets of the world, dating back to the 13th century

Duration: 10 minutes

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Hear the interesting story of how the picturesque Golden Hand Canal got its name. It includes the devil, tragedy and a substantial dose of superstition.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Take a look at the oldest bar in Bruges and Belgium, where people have come to drink beer since 1515!

Duration: 5 minutes

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Find out the fascinating legendary story of this iconic church, which was built as a copy of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sint-Janshuismolen

Take a snapshot of the majestic mills on the outskirts of the city and marvel at one of the remaining medieval city gates.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Bauhaus Bar

We end the tour with a delicious and refreshing Belgian at the Bauhaus bar in Bruges!

Duration: 20 minutes
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