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Historical Cities of Art Route

from Brussels to Bruges

4,3 / 5 stars (2 reviews)
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7 days / 6 nights
From 575€
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Price calculator last updated: January 12.06.2024,

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Surprisingly close and beautiful. This is how you can briefly and concisely characterize the diverse region of Flanders and Brussels. And Flanders and Europe's capital Brussels offer holiday fun for almost every taste.

Overview of your benefits
  • Good value for money
  • Tour incl. hotels and luggage transport
  • Extensive route booklet & GPS data
  • Top brand rental bikes bookable
  • Over 30 years of experience

It is not (yet) a metropolis like Paris, London or Rome, but it still captivates with its special multicultural charm, with squares, facades, galleries and streets that make up the charm of this city. Grand-Place, Atomium and Manneken-Pis - the icons of the Belgian capital are a must for every visitor to Brussels.

Overnight place: Brussels

On the first day you cycle to Leuven. This city is not only known as a university city - with the oldest university in Belgium - but also as a beer city. Enjoy the old market, the large beguinage. A walk in Mechelen, city on the Dijle, will lead you to the most important historical monuments, most of which date from the Burgundian period - St. Rombouts Cathedral. Visit the toy or clock museum.

Overnight place: Mechelen

Today you cycle a short stage. You can take the train (approx. 15 minutes) to the nearby Rubenstadt Antwerp on your own. The port city is one of the most lavish art cities in Europe. Here the Baroque finds its climax in the painting of the painter prince Rubens. The wealth of the trading city is reflected in the magnificent city palaces and churches. A walk through the city center shows not only landmarks but also various green places in the city. You cycle along the Rupel and Scheldt rivers to Bornem.

Overnight place: Bornem or Temse

Ghent, the capital of East Flanders, also known as the "historical heart of Flanders", offers a variety of sights and is dominated by an imposing row of towers, including St. Bavo's Cathedral with the world-famous painting "The Ghent Altarpiece" by Jan van Eyck . The medieval townscape has been well preserved in many places: the old harbor with the guild houses on the Graslei and the Korenlei is just one of the magnificent views that Ghent has to offer.

Overnight place: Ghent/Melle

Anyone who visits Bruges immediately notices that this city has always carefully nurtured and nurtured its architectural and artistic styles. Take the time to stroll through refreshing parks and quiet, tranquil cobblestone streets. And don't forget to admire the humble folk houses as well as the magnificent mansions. The center of Bruges is also worth strolling and shopping.

Overnight place: Bruges

Cycle along the small white village of Lisseweg and on to the beautiful coast of De Haan. There you can take a dip in the North Sea or sit on the beach in the sunshine. Or you can just enjoy a quiet day in Bruges, visiting museums, shopping, etc. From Bruges you can also visit Ostend (reachable in just 15 minutes by train on your own).

Overnight place: Like the day before in Bruges

Departure after breakfast on your own, eg with the direct train to Brussels (approx. 55 minutes) or with the return transfer booked in advance. We can also book an extra night for you.

Overnight place: Bruges

  • 6 nights including breakfast
  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
  • 7 days service hotline
  • 1 x per room travel documents (DE)
  • Luggage transport (1 piece of luggage up to a maximum of 20 kilos per person)
  • GPS data on request

Basic price in € per person

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Double room including breakfast Cat. I/Cat. II
27.04.2024 - 07.06.2024 575,00 €
08.06.2024 - 18.08.2024 625,00 €
19.08.2024 - 07.09.2024 575,00 €
Single room including breakfast Cat. I/Cat. II
27.04.2024 - 07.06.2024 845,00 €
08.06.2024 - 18.08.2024 895,00 €
19.08.2024 - 07.09.2024 845,00 €

Rental bikes

  • Freewheel rental bike with luggage bag: 75,00 €
  • Freewheel - electric rental bike with luggage bag (on request): 150,00 €

Additional Services

  • Return transfer Bruges - Brussels (price per person, min. 2 people, every Friday or Saturday, approx. 10:00 a.m.): €65,00


Room price per person Cat. I/Cat. II
Doppelzimmer inkl. Frühstück 60,00 €
Einzelzimmer inkl. Frühstück 95,00 €

4,3 / 5 stars (2 verified reviews)

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on good cycle paths through Belgium

In less than ideal weather conditions (wind, occasional thunderstorms, rain), the four of us drove from Brussels to Bruges. The start in Brussels (SAT afternoon to SUN evening) in the centrally located hotel was ideal, another day would have given us the opportunity to get to know Brussels better and also offered more opportunities for sightseeing on a working day. In general, the labels along the way were not always enough for us (we are experienced bike tourists, at least 8 larger bike tours with various organizations). Tedious search for e.g. T. bad weather annoying! Since we had chosen the better hotel category, waren we were disappointed with 2 hotels (a bit dingy, close to a busy street with a lot of emissions...,140 cm - bed for 2 people with a duvet does not offer the necessary sleeping comfort. Velotel in Bruges is too far away from the city. The cycle paths are in good condition, lead through beautiful areas, villages...
- Bieri Erika

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4,3 / 5 stars
BEL 02

Historical Cities of Art Route

7 days
Overnight stays
6 nights
Overnight stays
about 266 km

Every Saturday from April 27th - September 07th, 2024, plus every Sunday from July 8th - August 18th, 2024

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Basic price in € per person * 2024 Cat. I/Cat. II
Double room including breakfast From €575
Single room including breakfast From €845

Attention: This trip is not suitable for people with reduced mobility.


  • at Brussels Schuman station
  • from Bruges train station

Flight: Brussels Airport (Zaventem) or Brussels South Airport (Charleroi)

Parking tip for the day of arrival: at Bruges train station (€6,10 per day) or at the Hotel Velotel (free during your stay, otherwise €5/day) after parking there you can take the train directly back to Brussels.

return transfer: Bruges - Brussels, minimum participants 2 people, every Friday and Saturday, around 10:00 a.m. Further information can be found under “Prices”

General tip for traveling by car

You can easily find a large overview of parking spaces on the external website www.parkopedia.de . view

Rooms with shower/toilet or bath/toilet

Category 1/2 = comfort/premium (mixed category)

This is a mixture of guesthouses and middle-class hotels, as well as first-class hotels with mostly 3*** and 4**** standards (according to DEHOGA) or comparable. 

Not included: Cultural tax, bed tax, arrival and departure, transfers, excursions, entrance and sightseeing fees, city maps, ferry fees, insurance, tips and personal expenses

This trip/s is/are not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

General information

Not included in the price: Cultural development tax, bed tax, arrival and departure, transfers, excursions, entrance and sightseeing fees, city maps, ferry fees, insurance, tips and personal expenses.
This trip is not suitable for people with reduced mobility. Maps presented are for illustrative purposes only and do not reflect geographical reality.

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