Belgium - Beautiful Bruges and Gorgeous Ghent
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Dates:
Saturday 9th September – Friday 15th September 2018

BELGIUM – BEAUTIFUL BRUGES & GORGEOUS GHENT

Belgium is the home of fine chocolates, brilliant beers and cultural cities. We will base ourselves in Bruges, often referred to as the ‘Venice of the North’, a wonderful coach holiday destination. Stroll down the winding cobbled streets of this attractive medieval city, taking in tree-lined canals and impressive architecture. The entire historic centre of Bruges has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site – well worth exploring. We will also enjoy day visits to historical city of Ghent and the European Capital, Brussels.

YOUR 7-DAY HOLIDAY INCLUDES:

  • Return Luxury Coach Transport
  • Professional Driver / Guide who will act as Tour Manager for the group
  • Return ferry
  • 6 Nights Hotel Accommodation
  • Lunch on 1 day
  • Evening meal on 6 evenings
  • Full breakfast on 6 mornings
  • Guided tour of Ghent & Brussels
  • Visit to the European Parlamentarium
  • Visit to St Bavo’s Cathedral
  • Visit to Choco–Story Chocolate Museum

PICK-UPS FOR THIS TRIP

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TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1: Meet your luxury coach and travel by ferry to the UK with an overnight stay in Bedford.

Day 2: Today we will travel to mainland Europe and to our hotel in Bruges. We will be based here for the next 4 nights in what is known as “The Venice of the North”. Enjoy the evening at your leisure exploring the cobbled streets of Bruges.

Day 3: After breakfast we will visit to the renowned Choco–Story Chocolate Museum. In the afternoon you will have free time to enjoy more fascinating museums if you wish or explore the beautiful churches and walk along the picturesque canals.

Day 4: Ghent is Europes’ best kept secret. It breathes history but is also brimming with culture and modern city life. We will visit one of the city’s highlights, St. Bavo’s Cathedral housing the Ghent Altarpiece before we will be joined by step on guide who will take us to the city highlights. Enjoy some free time afterwards in this wonderful City before returning to your hotel.

Day 5: Today we visit Brussels, the centre of European culture and institutions; Brussels has so much to offer. We will visit the European Parlamentarium before meeting our local step on coach tour guide followed by a walking tour. You will have some free time to sample the many waffle stands, chocolate shops or an authentic beer maybe.

Day 6: Following breakfast we will begin our journey to the UK but not before some time for bargain shopping at Adinkerke, renowned for its selection of low price beer & wine warehouses. We will arrive at our hotel in Bedford for an overnight stay.

Day 7: Today we return to Ireland by ferry. Relax on your coach journey back to your original pick up destination after a wonderful cultural tour and some newfound friends.

*Single Supplement: €230

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