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Bruges By Horse-drawn Carriage

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Reviewed July 26, 2019 via mobile

This was our first trip to Brugge (Bruges) and our only day there. Watched the tours setting off while we lunched, it looked fun so we took the plunge for our first ever horse drawn carriage ride. Our driver was friendly and welcoming and very...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank JCP1970
Reviewed July 11, 2019

It was heartbreaking to see these horses relentlessly standing and trotting on hard, cobbled streets, dragging tourists around Bruges in the heat of the day and into the night, shifting their weight from one tired, sore leg to another. One medieval practice Bruges does not...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Oz1Sydney
Reviewed July 8, 2019

What a great experience! We decided to do this last minute but so glad we did. You get a 30 minute ride for 50€ it’s a great way to see some of the beautiful streets on offer. The horses are so well looked after even...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jambotod
Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

We debated as to whether we should do this given the cost of €50 plus service tip for the host and horse...... I’m soooooooooo pleased we did though. The day was sunny and warm and it felt like we were the only people in the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank B6759AQrobertr
Reviewed June 29, 2019 via mobile

I paid 50 euros for a 30 min carriage tour that takes you through the oldest parts of the city. This includes a 10 minute break for the horse halfway through the tour. The tour guide gives you the option of telling you the history...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 15, 2019 via mobile

Have been to Bruges before, but doing the carriage ride we found out so much more, maybe luck of the draw, our carriage was with a guy with a blue stud earring he told us so much we did not know about Bruges and was...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 935nickb935
Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

Nice driver of the carriage and very nice, well cared for horse - mare,8 years old called Rosy, tack well cared for (ie clean, well oiled) and Rosy was well shod. Having seen some carriage horses in Marrakesh, Egypt etc, where they are often lame,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Italiaphobe
Reviewed October 26, 2018

Firstly - the cost - £50 euros. This is a per carriage price, so for a maximum of 5 people it works out at 10 euros eacH. The carriage rides always start and finish in the Markt, except for Wednesday mornings when a Market takes...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gizmo2brian
Reviewed October 24, 2018

We loved the ride around the city. It was really informative and the children could stroke the horses and loved the ride. We did have dry pleasant weather. We looked at other reviews before doing the ride and the drivers do tell you up front...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tanya P
Reviewed May 13, 2018

We had a brilliant stay in Bruges finished off on the horse and carriage ride. Bit of a queue and when the carriages were all out that was the only way of finding where to get on. Having said that it was well worth the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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January 8, 2017|
Response from Hillburyboy |
The tour lasts about half an hour including a short break for the horse to rest. It costs €50 plus a tip for the carriage tour no matter how many passengers, so better value for three or four people together.