Bruges for children

We welcome children of all ages and we do anything to make them feel at home. Bruges has many sights and attractions which can excite children such as:

  • Boat trips
    Leave every half hour, embarkation just next to the hotel.
  • Horse & carriage rides
    Departure from the Market Square for a half an hour journey with touristic and historic information on the city.
  • Bike tours
    At the reception we have maps with various biking tours in and around the city. Bikes and tandems can be hired per hour, half a day or per day. We really recommend a tour through the Polders-countryside to Damme and Oostkerke.
  • The Folklore museum
    Shows 19th century life in Bruges: the shoemaker, the teacher in his school, the kitchen, children's games, 19th century clothes and habits, etc.
  • The St. Janshuys Windmill
    One of the few mills still in use.
    (Open: May - September)
  • Boudewijnseapark and Bobo’s Indoor
    Beautiful family-attraction centre at app. 10-15 min. drive from the hotel, offering various attractions such as: horse-carrousel, Mississipiboat, horse rides, zoo, mini-golf, mini-train, auto scooters, playground and much more.
    (Open: April - September)
    Bobo’s Indoor is also open during the winter months (only weekends and school holidays)
  • Boudewijnseapark Dolfinarium
    Great show with dolphins and seals.
    (Open: April - September)
  • Boudewijnseapark Bird show
    Interesting show with eagles, parrots, hawks, etc.
    (Open: April - September)
  • The Belfry
    Climb to the top of the Belfry and discover the 47-bell carillon and the breathtaking views.
  • The St John's Hospital
    One of the oldest medieval hospitals of Europe, evoking every day's life in hospitals in former times.
  • Celebrations
    Medieval gala dinner with jesters, minstrels, knights, dancers, witches & fire-eaters. (April - October: every Friday & Saturday evening; November - March: every Saturday evening)
  • Bruges Ballooning
    Bruges Ballooning now offers tourists wonderful balloon rides over Belgium's most enchanting city, Bruges. Everyone is now welcome to fly the very same day they prefer ! Because of the fact that most people only stay a few days in Bruges, we have developed a system that allows to check availability, make reservations and fly, on very short notice. Book today, Fly tomorrow is an advanced booking system for on-line availability checking at any time of day, instantaneously allowing to buy tickets for the next coming flights, even for that same day. Do you also want to explore the marvelous city centre of Bruges, as well as the surrounding area of 'polders' and the coastal region from the air ? Take a look at the Booking page and maybe already today or tomorrow, you'll find yourself high in the clouds !!
  • Playground Astridpark
    Small children can play in the playground at the Astridpark (at 50 metres from the hotel)
  • Concerts, events, expositions
    Quite often there are also concerts, events, expositions etc which can be attended during a certain limited period.
  • Other children services we offer:
    Babysitting, cribs & changing mats, high chairs & strollers. Cartoon Channel, coloring pages & colour pencils, children's movies.

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information which you might require in order to organise your days.