Bruges & The Beer Museum
In Belgium, beer is more than just a frothy beverage - it is a culture. Combine a walk through the medieval town of Bruges with a visit to the Beer Museum and sample a few of the more than 450 varieties.
A scenic drive from Oostende brings you to Bruges, where you discover the city´s many highlights on a guided walking tour.
The charm of this medieval city is immediately captivating. Bruges is smaller and more contained than many other old Flemish cities, giving the impression that you have travelled back in time. Your guide leads you through narrow, winding cobblestone streets, past picturesque scenes of ancient buildings, tree-lined canals and gabled facades. See the bustling marketplace, Belfry Tower, the Town Hall and the Chapel of the Holy Blood (exterior views only).
There is no doubt that Belgium is the land of beer, with more than 450 varieties. Belgium is a country of many contrasts, deeply rooted in its culture and traditions. The various tastes and flavors of its beers reflect that diversity. Belgian brewing has kept pace with technology and today produces beers that correspond to consumer demand whilst maintaining traditional character and range.
Enjoy an informative and fun visit to the Bruges Beer Museum where you learn about the most fascinating features of beer. Immerse yourself in the beer history of Belgium and of Bruges. Discover the many different types of beer and unravel the mysteries of the brewery process.
When you exit the attraction, you enter the café for a beer tasting session. You have the opportunity to taste three glasses of specialty Belgian beers. Your tour ends with some free time before walking back to the coach and the drive back to the ship.