Dear Friend of Flanders,

In view of the COVID-19-situation, specific safety measures and additional restrictions are currently in place across Belgium. You will find more detailed information on following website. For the latest travel advice to our country, please consult your local authorities.

If you are travelling to Flanders, Brussels or elsewhere in Belgium for a duration of 48 hours or more, you will need to complete a Passenger Locator Form, within the 48 hours before your arrival in Belgium. 

Take good care of yourself and each other and keep it safe and healthy.  

We hope to welcome you again soon, with twice the heart, love and hospitality. 

Warm regards,

Groeningemuseum Bruges © What If - Kris De Smedt - VisitFlanders

Learn about Arts & Heritage in Bruges.

Arts & Heritage Highlights

Bruges Architecture - Blinde Ezelstraat © J.Palenicek - VisitFlanders

The Groeninge Museum
Bruges’ premier fine art museum holds a fabulous collection of Flemish masters (including the Flemish Primitives), such as Van der Weyden, Van Eyck and Memling.

Memling Museum
Housed in St John’s Hospital, the museum contains six works of art by Flemish artist Hans Memling including his renowned Shrine of St. Ursula.

The Belfry
Built in the 13th and 15th century it is widely considered Belgium's finest, with a carillon that has rung every quarter hour for nearly seven and a half centuries.

Church of Our Lady
This church took around 200 years to build, has the tallest spire in Belgium and houses a marble Madonna statue by Michelangelo.

A beguinage is a walled complex in a town that houses beguines or nuns. In Bruges, this is an area of quiet tree-lined canals faced by white, gabled houses, and a pleasant green area at its center.

Horse carriage at the Burg in Bruges

Lace Center
Housed in the tastefully restored almshouses founded by the Adornes family. Lace demonstrations are frequently given, whereas in the museum-shop all materials for lace-making can be purchased.
The Straffe Hendrik Brewery
This museum and brewery is where visitors can discover the old traditional brewing methods in Bruges and taste their famous beer Straffe Hendrik or "Strong Henry."

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