One of the top travel destinations in Belgium
Bruges, the capital of West Flanders - is one of the top travel destinations in Belgium, along with Antwerp, Ghent and Brussels. You can travel there by car or by international railway lines. The 120,000 inhabitants are spread over eight city districts. Bruges was an important commercial centre from early on, and even today the port is one of the most important in Europe. The wealth of the city manifested itself in the luxurious courtly rule of the Dukes of Burgundy in the 15th century. Even today, numerous buildings bear witness to the city's splendour.