A Taste of the Times

A Taste of the Times

Tours of Belgium

Antwerp, Ghent, & Bruges, Belgium – 9 Days

Overview

Belgium is a time capsule of medieval architecture, history, and art. Explore the prideful Flanders culture within the community of northern Belgium. Travel to the diamond center of the World and explore the home of Flemish masters, old and new, in Antwerp. On to Ghent, the beautiful city of canals and world famous artwork. Then, a preserved fairy tale land Bruges, and its mystical wonder. Find yourself in a world unlike any you’ve seen before in Belgium, a true melting pot of European culture.

Highlights

Tour Description

Explore an art lover’s dream: churches, town halls, castles, and famous works of art dating back to the Middle Ages. Drink beers crafted to perfection and indulge in Belgian culinary specialties. Visit from city to city, and allow a different culture of life to inspire you.

Tour Includes:

NOT INCLUDED: Flights, Travel Insurance (Strongly Recommended), Personal Expenditures, Optional Upgrades, Anything not mentioned

$5,480
price per person, based on double occupancy

Traveling alone? Please add $1,248.

Detailed Itinerary

  • Private transfer from your home to airport
  • Flight to Brussels (Not included, suggested Friday departure)

Includes: Private transfer

  • Morning arrival in Belgium
  • A private driver will await your arrival to transfer to Antwerp
  • Check-in, relax and refresh
  • In the afternoon, together with a local private guide, you will be taken around for a short walk in the city to ease you into your surroundings. You will pass some of Antwerp’s monumental highlights such as the Cathedral, the City Hall, Ruben’s House, Steen Castle, and more
  • Visit the Museum MAS to learn about the past, present, and future city of Antwerp. Ride the elevator all the way to the top for a spectacular panoramic view of the city, and get lunch at Restaurant ‘t Zilte, a Michelin ** Restaurant
  • Evening at leisure
  • Overnight at your hotel in the heart of historic Antwerp

Includes: Private transfer / English speaking private guide (3h) in Antwerp/ Entry fee in mentioned places / Room, Breakfasts & Taxes

  • Enjoy the day in Antwerp at leisure

Includes: Room, Breakfast, & Taxes

  • Meet your driver after breakfast, continue on to Ghent
  • Check-in to your hotel and relax
  • This afternoon, meet your private local guide who will lead you on a walking tour through the city
  • Learn the history of one of the most vibrant cities in Belgium, and visit some of the city’s highlights: St. Bavo’s Cathedral and the unique altarpiece, ‘The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb,’ the St. Peter Cathedral, City hall, the Patershol, the Castle of the Counts, the Beguinage and more
  • Enjoy the evening at leisure
  • Overnight at the hotel

Includes: English speaking private guide (3h) in Antwerp / Entry fee in mentioned places / Private transfers / Room, Breakfasts & Taxes

  • Enjoy the day in Ghent at leisure

Includes: Room, Breakfast, & Taxes

  • This morning, your guide, a renowned author and passionate historian of the Flanders Fields, will come to pick you up at the hotel and drive you to Ypres
  • Spend the full day to visit some Flanders Fields sites of World War I to understand the physical and strategic challenges faced by the soldiers and the generals. You will see The Ypres Sallient, Passchendaele, Site John McCrae, Menen Gate, Polygon Wood, the Flanders Fields Museum and more
  • Afterwards, you will be dropped off at your hotel in Bruges
  • Check-in and enjoy the evening at leisure

Includes: Private English speaking guide/driver with transfers (9h) in Flanders Fields / Entry fee in mentioned places / Room, Breakfasts & Taxes

  • After breakfast, enjoy a walking tour of beautiful Bruges with a private local guide
  • This city is a perfectly preserved example of medieval Flanders, surrounded by a continuous ring of canals. Known as ‘Venice of the North,’ you will walk through the small streets, visit nice green parks, passing picturesque houses and city highlights: Beguinage and Minnewater, the Burg and city hall, the belfry, the Church of our Lady, the old nunnery, St. Saviour’s Cathedral, and more
  • Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure
  • Overnight at hotel

Includes: English speaking private guide (2h) in Bruges / Entry fee in mentioned places / Room, Breakfasts & Taxes

  • Enjoy the day in Bruges at leisure

Includes: Room, Breakfast, & taxes

  • After breakfast, check-out and meet your private driver to transfer to the train station
  • Take the train from Bruges’ station to Brussels airport
  • Return flight home (not included)
  • A private driver will await your flight to transfer you home

Includes: Private transfer from hotel to the train station / Train ticket from Bruges to Brussels / Private home transfer

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