About the tour: Ostend, Ghent & Bruges

Discover the best of Belgium on this fully escorted coach tour. Join us as we stroll the cobbled streets of the canal side city of Bruges, taking in the famous sights from the Belfry to the Church of Our Lady. You have the opportunity to take a trip into the fortified Dutch town of Sluis, and see Holland’s only bell tower. In Ghent, marvel at the amazing medieval architecture, as you explore the ‘Flower Capital of Belgium’. Walk along the promenade and enjoy a morning in Ostend, the queen of Belgium’s seaside resorts. With the added opportunity to visit Ypres, home to the famous Menin Gate war memorial. There’s something for everyone on this wonderful holiday.

Tour Includes


  • 4 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Convenient local joining points
  • Travel by executive coach or upgrade to Silver Service

Departure Dates

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 1300 811 500 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
  • Send payments via online banking.
  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Tour Itinerary

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    For your convenience, you may choose to start this tour in the UK or at the first city in Europe.

    • Included meals: Dinner

    Today we travel to the charming city of Bruges on our included excursion. This morning is free for you to explore the town at your leisure. Bruges is one of Europe’s best-preserved medieval cities, and is Belgium’s most visited town. There are stunning buildings which grace the centre, including the Gothic clock, town halls and medieval belfry that dominate the main square. The town also boasts some excellent art collections. Add this to the myriad of canals, cobbled streets and shops selling the famous Belgian chocolate on almost every corner, there is plenty to see and do! From Bruges, you have the opportunity to join an afternoon optional excursion to the fortified town of Sluis. Situated in the rural province of Zeeland in Holland, the fortified town of Sluis is popular for both shopping and dining. You will have time at leisure to discover the rich architecture, elegant shops and rich cultural heritage of this charming town. Climb Holland’s only bell tower for a spectacular view of the picturesque countryside surrounding Zeeland Flanders, or visit the ‘De Brak’ windmill – originally built as a fortress mill and the first made of stone in the area, or take a walk along the old city ramparts.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Bruges
    Bruges

    Included Highlights

    • Bruges

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    • Sluis
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments) or sterling (via card payments). Card payments are available on Luxuria and Silver Service only.

    Enjoy a morning included excursion to the delightful city of Ghent, where an optional guided walking tour will be available to introduce you to many sights. The walking tour will lead you through the quaint cobbled streets and tree-lined canals of this historic and delightful town. Ghent manages to combine medieval architectural wealth and idyllic charm within its city walls. From St Michael’s bridge there is a wonderful view of the skyline of Ghent, which includes the three impressive towers of St Nicholas’ Church and Sint Baafs Cathedral with its elaborate stone and marble naves. We return to Ostend for an afternoon at leisure.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Ghent
    Ghent

    Included Highlights

    • Ghent

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    • Ghent Guided Walking Tour
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments) or sterling (via card payments). Card payments are available on Luxuria and Silver Service only.

    This morning is spent at leisure in Ostend. The indisputable ‘Queen’ of Belgium’s seaside resorts, the city of Ostend gained its resort-town popularity from two Belgian kings, Leopold I and II, who faithfully spent every summer here. Be sure to make the most of your visit with a stroll along the promenade where you can admire the Royal monuments. This afternoon why not join our superb optional excursion to Ypres. Take a stroll around the beautiful town of Ypres. See the market square, overlooked by the dominating medieval Cloth Hall with its impressive 70 metre high Belfry, or perhaps visit the most important war memorial in Ypres, the Menin Gate.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Ostend
    Ostend

    Included Highlights

    • Ostend

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    • Ypres
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments) or sterling (via card payments). Card payments are available on Luxuria and Silver Service only.

    If you are leaving the tour in Europe, you will say farewell to the group after breakfast this morning. If you joined the tour in the UK, today you will return and continue to your original joining point.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Ostend, Ghent & Bruges

    Book online OR call our friendly travel advisers on:
    1300 811 500

    Accommodation

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 1300 811 500.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 1300 811 500 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 1300 811 500.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Hotel Melinda in Ostend.