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. 

Please see this infographic for travel information between the UK and Belgium

Warm regards,

STAM Ghent - © Phile Deprez

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New Regulation for Organised Tourist Walks in Bruges

As of the 24 October 2017 the Bruges Municipal Council adopted new regulations on organised tourist walks.
This new regulatory framework defines the contours and conditions under which guided tours in Bruges can take place. Organisers and supervisors of guided tours must have a permit or authorisation. Both can be obtained easily.
If you are a professional association, tourist organisation, travel professional, organiser of tourist walks or think this may affect you or your business, you can find more detailed information here. Not sure if you need a license or authorisation then consult the most frequently asked questions and answers  here. If you would like to apply for a license to organise walking tours please click here or If you would like to apply for authorisation to guide walking tours in Bruges please click here.
You can also consult the full bylaw here on walking tours for tourists. 
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