The beautiful history city of Bruges (or Brugge) is the perfect place to visit for anyone looking for the authentic slice of Belgian culture and history. With a short term rental apartment in Bruges you're in the ideal place to take in everything this city has to offer.
The main attraction of Bruges is it's amazing collection of medieval architecture. The city is filled with old houses overlooking the canal and in some of the quieter areas of the city you can sit and really feel like you're back in the medieval city! As you walk around the beautiful city you can visit some of the excellent sights in Bruges. The Groeninge Museum, also known as 'The city museum of Fine Arts', is full of works of art dating back over 600 years, many of which created by painters who lived and work in Bruges. The Burg square is full of Baroque, Renaissance, Gothic and Romanesque architecture, as well as plenty of shops!
One of Belgium's most famous products is, of course, Belgian Chocolate - and Bruges is the perfect place to indulge yourself! Bruges is full of chocolate shops of the highest quality, making it a heaven for chocolate lovers everywhere. If you don't have that much of a sweet tooth, there's still several excellent restaurants in the area where you can sample some delicious traditional Belgian food, such as mussels and frites or fricadellen. Of course if you're looking for a self catering holiday in Bruges then there's plenty of supermarkets available, you might even get some more chocolate from there too!
There's several small towns and villages around the area, so a short trip takes you right into the heart of the Belgian country, and even some right on the coast. A privately owned Villa in Bredene puts you right by the North Sea and is perfect for a summer holiday. Another seaside option is the charming town of De Panne near the French boarder. A self-catering Cottage in De Panne is a great place to take a family to enjoy the Belgian sun.