Welcome to Floris Karos Hotel Bruges! This beautiful historic city, which itself is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has a lot in store for you. We have listed a number of popular options for you.
The Basilica of the Holy Blood, is one of the most religious sights in Bruges. This is because there is a bottle in the basilica that contains a drop of the blood of Christ. The blood is said to have been brought here from the Holy Land by Dietrich of Alsace in 1149 after the Second Crusade. The church is open daily from 10 AM to 5:15 PM.
The extensive network of canals that flows through the historic center of Bruges is called the Bruges "Reien". As these canals flow past all the main sights of Bruges, a boat trip on the canals is one of the activities in Bruges that you should definitely plan.
If you walk through the narrow streets of Bruges, you will encounter one chocolate shop after another. Belgium is of course known for chocolate, something that is only too gladly exhibited in Choco-Story, the most famous chocolate museum in the country. On the basis of a tour you will learn about the history of chocolate and how cocoa is processed into the delicacy we all know. For only € 9.50 you can enjoy this museum, including a tasting!
At 200 meters from our hotel lies' t Zand square where all kinds of bars and restaurants are situated and only 800 meters away from the historic Grote Markt, Floris Karos Hotel is ideally situated so you can enjoy Bruges during your stay without having to use to make a car or expensive taxi rides. You can safely walk around the historic center and enjoy the many bars and restaurants. It is very easy to enjoy all this as you stay in the middle of everything!
A nice way to explore the city is to choose to go with a boat trip. During this boat trip you will experience Bruges from a different perspective, and from all canals you can admire the architecture of the ancient city up close. You can also choose one of the many cozy bars to enjoy the delicious Belgian beer. Besides these beers, there are many other activities that you simply can not miss. Go to the Onze Lieve Vrouw church (with Michelangelo's Madonna!) And the Halletoren or the Belfort (with marvelous panoramic views of the city). Walk across the Grote Markt, the historic center of the city and come across different statues of Jan Breydel and Pieter Deconinck. You can not deny yourself a visit to the chocolate museum, you will be introduced to the art of production, and you can of course test the chocolate yourself. And do not forget the brewery of one of Bruges's most famous beers: Brugse Zot!