Books about Bruges

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Brussels, Bruges, Ghent & Antwerp

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Brussels, Bruges, Ghent and Antwerp is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of the major cities. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions.
The uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Travel Guide will help you to discover everything city-to-city, from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops for all budgets, while detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus, or car. Plus, DK’s excellent insider tips and essential local information will help you explore every corner of Brussels, Bruges, Ghent and Antwerp effortlessly.

With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that brighten every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Brussels, Bruges, Ghent and Antwerp truly shows you this region as no one else can.

Rick Steves Belgium: Bruges, Brussels, Antwerp & Ghent

With this guide, you’ll ride bikes over cobblestone streets and embark on cruises through charming canals. Stop and smell the tulips as you hike past whirring windmills. Visit the ultramodern European Parliament. Explore beyond the cosmopolitan bustle of Brussels with trips to Ghent and Antwerp. When it’s time for a break, sample fine chocolates or sip local beers—each served in its own distinctive glass.

Rick’s candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. He’ll help you plan where to go and what to see, depending on the length of your trip. You’ll get up-to-date recommendations about what is worth your time and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.

Frommer’s Brussels & Bruges with Ghent & Antwerp (Frommer’s Complete Guides)

You’ll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer’s. It’s like having a friend show you around, taking you to the places locals like best. Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go — they’ve done the legwork for you, and they’re not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. No other series offers candid reviews of so many hotels and restaurants in all price ranges. Every Frommer’s Travel Guide is up-to-date, with exact prices for everything, dozens of color maps, and exciting coverage of sports, shopping, and nightlife. You’d be lost without us!
Frommer’s Brussels & Bruges with Antwerp and Ghent, 2E brings you the best of Belgium’s great cities—from the cosmopolitan Euro-capital of Brussels and postcard-perfect Bruges, to the medieval back streets of Ghent and the culturally vibrant port town of Antwerp. We’ll show you where to retrace the steps of Old Masters like Rubens and modern-art visionaries like Magritte; how to pick the best Belgian beers (and chocolate!); and where to find the best bargains on everything from diamonds to handmade lace. Walking tours take you through immaculately preserved historic neighborhoods and alongside picturesque canals.