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Address: Bruges, Belgium
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes

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The boat trip was great !

The price is reasonable, the guide is fantastic, and witty "to boot". The tour is perfect, not too short or too long. We all really enjoyed it, the teenagers and the adults in our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

The price is reasonable, the guide is fantastic, and witty "to boot". The tour is perfect, not too short or too long. We all really enjoyed it, the teenagers and the adults in our group. Hear the wonderful historic stories, in this totally picturesque city. All the wonderful Belgium people wave to you when you are on board. What a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Best 8€ I've ever spent! Beautiful way to see this beautiful city. Trip lasted about 30 minutes with good commentary. Just loved this city, the buildings are so stunning and seeing it all by boat was a joy. Make sure you get a waffle - amazing. Can't recommend it enough. Will definitely be going back

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

My wife and I took a canal boat tour of the centre of Bruges as part of a larger tour off a cruise ship. The canal boat is a pleasant way to see from a point of view on the water the sights to visit once back on foot. Unfortunately, since this was part of a combined walking and boat... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

This boat ride was eight euros each. The guide spoke in English (and other languages). He was knowledgable and provided some nice insights about the city and many of the sites. It is worth taking this trip.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

A great little boat trip which lasts around 40mins. The guide tells you lots of interesting facts and you can take some really cool photographs. It's a 'must do' trip and only €8 each.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

One most enjoyable experience that we had in Bruges was the river cruise. This is a great way to see the city. This short tour of 30 minutes gave us lovely views of the beautiful buildings lining the canals . The tour guide is proficient in a few languages including English and gives you a brief idea of the many... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

A terrific way to see this beautiful city. My only complaint was that the guide spoke very quickly as he tried to narrate in a variety of languages.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A lovely way to see the city and a lovely 30minute trip. I think it was 8 Euro which feels like good value. The boats started at 10am on the day we went so if you go early to get ahead of the crowds be aware of this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

I along with 60+ young musicians and staff took a boat trip around the canals and saw parts of Bruges I had missed on a previous visit.The skipper was informative and very entertaining.My wife and I are visiting this August and we will avail of this service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We were on a day trip in Bruges and the boat tour was a great way to start exploring. It is a 30 minute tour giving general information about the town and some important buildings. You also get a different perspective of Bruges than when you're roaming the streets.

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Address: Bruges, Belgium
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges

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