VISIT BRUGES THIS WINTER
Experience this magical, UNESCO World Heritage City at its most beautiful and let it capture your heart when you visit Bruges this winter.
If you’re looking for an authentic holiday away this year in a romantic and picturesque area, then Bruges is the perfect destination for a city break to chase away those winter blues. Located in the Flanders region of Belgium, this city, bursting with old-world charm, is only a 25 minute journey from the Port of Zeebrugge when you get off the ferry.
When you visit Bruges in the winter you’ll have the perfect opportunity to live just like a local; the period from January to March is when the hordes of tourists finally wane. This allows you the space and freedom to explore the city’s idyllic cobbled streets and marvel at the stunning examples of medieval buildings without all the hustle and bustle of the usual crowds getting in your way.
Here at P&O Ferries we want to share this enchanting European city with you, which is why we’re giving you the opportunity to visit Bruges this winter from the amazing price of just £70 per person with our exclusive Mini Cruise. For just £70* you will get overnight return travel on one of our Hull to Zeebrugge North Sea crossings and a whole two nights to lose yourself in beautiful Bruges. We’ve also included a return bus transfer to Bruges city centre and back in the total cost, so you really don’t have to worry about a thing! Just sit back, relax, and enjoy the trip.
If all of that isn’t enough to sway you, then why not check out the amazing on board services that await you when you embark on one of our Hull to Zeebrugge crossings? Our official Bruges Travel Guide should also give you a little taste of what to expect once you arrive in Belgium to discover all that this wonderful city has to offer. If you’re still in search of yet more inspiration then our perfectly curated Adventure Planner can help you find all the best things to do and see when you visit Bruges this winter.
So what are you waiting for? Book your Mini Cruise to Bruges today!
Overnight return crossings to Belgium
Onboard entertainment and live concert
Bus transfer to Bruges city centre
This Mini Cruise offer is from £70 p.p. for departure on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
For departures on Tuesday and Friday, this offer is from £95 p.p.
Overnight return crossings to Belgium
Onboard entertainment and live concert.
This Mini Cruise offer is from £80 p.p. for departure on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
For departures on Tuesday and Friday, this offer is from £105 p.p.
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Experience Bruges’ Golden Age, the 15th century. In the wake of the prestigious Burgundian dynasty, the great Flemish Primitives made a name for themselves.
The world-renowned works of Jan van Eyck, Hans Memling and other prominent Flemish Masters can be admired at the Groeninge Museum, St Jan’s Hospital, St Saviour’s Cathedral and the Church of Our Lady.
Ancient art, valuable manuscripts and majestic paintings by the old masters are not the only works of art in Bruges. Why not visit the Absolute Art Gallery which boasts countless contemporary paintings, sculptures, and photographs from well known Belgian and international artists.
Contemporary art fans will love the galleries and exhibitions dotted around the city, such as Marc Michot’s gallery with its extensive collection of Chinese ceramics and art, the one gallery of this genre in Belgium.
Experience unforgettable shopping in Bruges with a visit to renowned speciality shops and local businesses. Visit ‘t Apostelientje, the place to go for contemporary and beautiful lace, or Peter Quijo, an exclusive jewellery store with unique design.
Bruges is full of unique and fashionable shopping establishments with everything from bespoke local crafts to stunning statement pieces.
The swans on the canals, winding medieval lanes and cobblestone squares all contribute to Bruges’ fabled ambience. Its romantic appeal has even caught the attention of UNESCO and National Geographic who have chosen Bruges to feature in their world heritage journey of romantic Europe.
Discover the many scenic canals with the Groene Rei being one of the most beautiful locations to explore. Enjoy the scenery from the lake bridge or stroll through the park.
Bach Academy Bruges (16-20 Jan) – Heaven on Earth – In this Bach Academy everything revolves around the relationship between Heaven and Earth and the belivers and their Saviour.
Wintervonken (26-26 Jan) – The sixth edition of this winter festival once again guarantees scintillating street theatre, atmospheric concerts and heart-warming fire installations set in the Burg square.
Bruges Beer Festival (2-3 Feb) - One of Belgium’s biggest beer festivals, Bruges will be host to more than 80 brewers offering over 300 different beers.
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Atttactions in Belgium and Bruges
There’s a wealth of things to see and do in Bruges, and even more within easy reach of the city.
Stay an extra night or two and discover beautiful nearby cities such and Damme, or take an escorted day excursion to the historic WWI battlefields.
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Offer is valid for bookings made by 17th March 2019, for travel from 6th January 2019 to 28th March 2019. Prices shown are per person based on 2 adult foot passengers sharing an inside cabin from Hull (Sunday, Monday,Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday departures) with 2 consecutive nights on the continent. Supplements apply for travel on other days and for single person bookings. Phone bookings are subject to a £5 booking fee. Any overnight accommodation on the continent must be booked and paid for by the passenger independently, it is not included in the price. Bookings are subject to restricted space, sailings and dates. P&O Ferries reserve the right to amend or withdraw all elements of the promotion without prior notice. Subject to Promotional Conditions and P&O Ferries’ Terms of Business.