Charming Bruges – Canals of Bruges

Bruges by boat

A visit to Bruges isn’t complete without a boat trip on its canals. Go aboard at any of the five landing stages for a half-hour trip that allows you to appreciate the most noteworthy delights of the city from a completely different angle.

Time information

Monday 10:00 – 18:00 h
Tuesday 10:00 – 18:00 h
Wednesday 10:00 – 18:00 h
Thursday 10:00 – 18:00 h
Friday 10:00 – 18:00 h
Saturday 10:00 – 18:00 h
Sunday 10:00 – 18:00 h


Michielssens Huidenvettersplein 13 +32 50/33.00.41
Coudenys Rozenhoedkaai +32 50/33.13.75
De Meulemeester Wollestraat 32 +32 50/33.41.20
Gruuthuse Nieuwstraat 11 +32 50/33.32.93
Stael Katelijnestraat 4 +32 50/33.27.71


Adults € 10,00

Canals of Bruges

Experience the city by following an ageold tradition. Cruising Bruges’ canals – the remarkable city arteries – you will discover secret gardens, picturesque bridges and wonderfully beautiful views. Although it sounds incredible, Bruges’ loveliest places ooze even more charm when you admire them travelling by boat.


Summer or winter, morning or evening, sun or rain…Rozenhoedkaai has the enthralling ability to always make a stunning impression.It should come as no surprise that this continuous to be one the most photographed spots in Bruges. Here anyone can create his or her picture perfect postcard of Bruges. Rozenhoedkaai’s sophisticated class makes it the ideal location to pause for a moment and together with your loved one enjoy one of Bruges’ most timeless sceneries.


Bruges’ convenient compact size allows you to carelessly get lost and saunter hand in hand along one of the many lovely canals. The possibilities are truly endless, but Groene Rei has to be one of the most beautiful locations belonging to Bruges.It offers a varied yet typical Bruges scenery with old bridges and historical buildings framed by a touch of nature. No matter where you go in Bruges you will no doubt fall in love with the cities arteries and afterwards fondly remember those walks along the canals.


Minnewater used to be a mooring place for barges which ensured a regular connection between Bruges and Ghent. Nowadays this is one of the most romantic spots in Bruges. The place-name Minnewater or ‘water of the water sprite’ is derived from the medieval popular belief in ‘minnen’ or water sprites, which preferably dwelled under bridges.

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