Free tour of Bruges

Free tour of Bruges + free chocolate tasting.

The best free walking tour of Bruges (includes a free tasting of the best Belgian chocolates).

Sustainable tourism

Over 10 years of experience

Certificate of Excellence 2013-2019

Recommended by the Brussels Tourist Office

Free tour of Bruges


Bruges free walking tour.

Bruges is one of the best preserved and most authentic medieval towns in Europe. Our team of local guides has prepared for you a 2-hour guided tour of the historical center of Bruges (UNESCO world heritage). During this visit, we will show you the most emblematic and unmissable places of Bruges.


This activity is available every day at 10:30 a.m, 11:30 a.m and 14:00 p.m. in “free tour” system (free payment) and every day with a private guide (you choose the day, the time of departure and the meeting point at your best convenience).


Additional information



Type of activity:

Free tour


Every day


10:30 am, 11:30 am, 2 pm


2 hours



Meeting point:

Our guides hold a RED UMBRELLA – and Badge "LEGENDS" in front of the Belfry. , The Grote Markt of Bruges (Markt) in front of the Belfry.

Responsible tourism:

This activity respects the codes of responsible and sustainable tourism.


  • Enjoy a guided tour given by one of our guides (certified by the Bruges Tourist Office).
  • Discover the “Venice of the North”, a wonderful medieval city.
  • Walk through its cobbled streets while listening to the history and legends of this fairytale place.
  • Know its canals and take the best photo of Bruges with its canals and medieval towers.
  • Information about the city’s museums, the best bars and local beers, and where to buy the best chocolate at a reasonable price. In addition, your guide will also answer any practical questions you might have about restaurants, other places to visit, nightlife, or shop.
  • Free tasting of the best Belgian chocolates.


Our guarantees:

  • Responsible tourism: This activity respects the codes of responsible and sustainable tourism.
  • We work in partnership with the Brussels Tourism Office.
  • More than 10 years of experience.
  • Certificate of Excellence since 2013.
  • Professional guides (English-speaking), certified by the Bruges Tourist Office.
  • Free tour: free price (pay what you want).
  • Private tour: you can also book this activity privately for you or your group.
  • A private guided tour that offers a more exclusive experience to you, family, friends or corporate groups.
  • Quick and easy booking (free cancellation*).




  • The ancient city wall park. Admire parts of the ancient city wall and the ancient moats.
  • Markt Square, the tenth century city market that has been for a millennium the economic heart of Bruges. Admire its imposing guildhalls and its bellfort tower, which is one of the most famous Gothic buildings in Belgium.
  • Burg Square, the political heart of the city, place in which the city was born around the castle of the first Count of Flanders. Admire the oldest Gothic city hall of the Low Countries, the Basilica of the Holy Blood (it treasures a relic of the blood of Jesus Christ), and the civil register built in Renaissance architecture.
  • VisMarkt (fishmarket) and the Tanners’ Square, two of the oldest squares in Bruges with their beautiful guildhalls and lovely cafés and restaurants.
  • GroeningeMuseum (possibility to enter the museum and see the paintings of the Flemish Primitives).
  • Our Lady of Bruges is one of the oldest churches in the city. Admire its impressive tower that is still one of the tallest brickwork towers in the world, and take a look to its art treasures, including Michelangelo’s Madonna with the child (optional).
  • Old St. John’s Hospital is one of the oldest hospitals in Europe, where you can appreciate 800 years of European architecture, learn about its history, and visit the museum of Hans Memling (optional).
  • Brewery “De Halve Maan” is the only brewery still operating in the city center. During lunchtime try one of the famous Bruges beers and a “Flemish Carbonnade”, a traditional beef stew made with local beer.
  • The Beguinage. Visit one of the best-preserved examples of medieval gated communities in which only women could live. Learn about its history, visit its courtyard, appreciate its unique architecture and art treasures (including the oldest sculpture of Our Lady of Bruges), and enjoy a moment of calm and contemplation.
  • The “Lake of Love” is one of the main water reservoirs that nourish the canal system of “the Venice of the North”. Admire a stunning panoramic view of the city in a bucolic spot that seems to whispers into your ears the secrets of the city.


Practical information:


  • Free tour:
    • Free (pay what you want). Maximum 7 persons per booking. Groups of more than 7 people have a cost of 10€ per person.
  • Private tour:
    • 250€ (from 1 to 25 people maximum, for larger groups, please contact us).


  • Every day.

Starting time:

  • Free tour:
    • 10:30 a.m.
    • 11:30 a.m.
    • 14:00 p.m.
  • Private tour:
    • The choice is yours.


  • 2 hours.

Meeting point:

  • Free tour:
  • Private tour:
    • The choice is yours (Grote Markt of Bruges, your hotel or any other place in the city centre of Bruges).


  • English.


  • Guided tour with an English-speaking guide.
  • Free tasting of the best Belgian chocolates.

Not included:

  • Free tour:
    • Tip.

Terms of service:


  • To ensure your participation, we recommend booking your tour as soon as possible.
  • Free tour:
    • Free price (pay what you want).
    • The number of participants is limited (groups of more than 7 people have a cost of 10 € per person).
    • Participation in the free tour of Brussels is completely voluntary.
    • Without prior booking, our guides reserve the right to refuse participation in the tour depending on the availability.
    • We kindly ask you to be at the meeting point 10 minutes prior to the scheduled starting time.
  • Private tour:
    • Guided tour with a private guide (groups of maximum 25 people).



  • Free reservation.
  • You can book up to 2 hours before the beginning of the tour (please note that the number of participants is limited to 25 per group).



  • Up to 24 hours prior to the tour: 100% refund.
  • Less than 24 hours prior to the tour: no refund.

Frequently asked questions:

Size of the group:

To ensure the best service possible, our tours are limited to 25 participants per group. For larger groups, please contact us.


Free booking:

We advise you to reserve your place as soon as possible to ensure availability.

You can book up to 2 hours before the beginning of the tour (depending on the availability).


How to spot our guides?

That’s easy! Our guides hold a RED UMBRELLA – and Badge “LEGENDS” in front of the Belfry.


We are a group:

We suggest, in this case, our private guide service or our “Bruges private tour”. Send us a message to receive a personalized offer.


Do you have more questions?

If you have any further questions or would like to get more information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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