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Canal Boat Tours

Bruges, Belgium
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Ranked #13 of 36 activities in Bruges
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Traveler Description: A classic must do is the canal boat tour. You will get to places in Bruges you can't get to when walking around. So if you need a break from all... more »
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

very nice and relaxing trip beautiful buildings and architecture, the driver was clear in his language and sense of humour.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

It's a lovely way to see Brugge, you will see parts you can't see on foot, and learn about the city.The tour is 30 mins long, our kipper was able to speak in 3 or more languages. Very good valve for money and a perfect opportunity to take lots of wonderful photos of the buildings, bridges, & wild life. We... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

What a great way to get around, see and learn about the city! Very good value for money and great tour guide. Well worth it and made our trip worth while.

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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Great way to see some of the sights of Bruges, good commentary in 3 languages, good value for money at 7.60 Euros per adult. Can get crowded so go early and if in Feb/March dress warm

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Luckily boats were running during our Feb visit (weekends only), interesting live commentary from guide. Minimal wait to board. Good value & well worth doing.

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Pitesti, Romania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Was a very interesting 30' trip with a very kind and funny captain.The city is completely different on the canals.We waited a bit more in line but worth it.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We really enjoyed seeing Bruges this way. We lucked out with a sunny day and our guide was very knowledgeable. He also made it fun and interesting.

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Comet, Qld
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163 reviews 163 reviews
107 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

We didn't have a chance to do a canal ride in Ghent so looked forward to this. It's a nice way to see the city. The commentary was good - interesting and, importantly, we could hear it even right at the back of the boat. On the down side, the canals were very crowded with boats, the boats were jammed... More

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Loughton, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

This is a half and hour trip around Bruges taking in some lovely scenery. It cost 7.50 euro and I went at a really busy time of year so had to wait for 15 to 20 mins for the boat but you can get a boat from a number of locations around the city and other boarding points had a... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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11 reviews 11 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

It is nice way to spend 30 min in relaxing tour thru the city and take great photos...if you are lucky to have a sunny day. Hope to come back soon!

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