The colourful procession dates back to the thirteenth century, when a citizen of Bruges is said to have brought the Relic of the Holy Blood of Jesus Christ back from the Second Crusade.
The Adornes Domain deems to be a special venue in Bruges where visitors can return regularly to experience the unique atmosphere of the place, where the past and the present meet. With "Here is Now", the Adornes Domain welcomes an exhibition which makes one stop and think about the concept and the notion of time and the present.
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beer festival The Bruges’ Beer Festival takes place in the Belfry and a tent on the market place in the center of Bruges.
How to get there? There are several ways in which you reach the Bruges' Beer Festival.
- By Bike: there will be bike storage available near the festival.
Bruges is undeniably one of the most romantic cities in Europe. Its canals, old bridges, paved streets…and above all its Lake of Love and Bridge of Love are all testaments to its charm.
The Adornes Domain, a unique 600-year-old private family-owned estate, is a charming haven of peace and an atmospheric hark back to medieval times.
The perfect place to celebrate love and lovers on Valentine’s Eve!
♥ Visit the enchanting Jerusalem Chapel with a special romantic atmosphere of candlelight and music (the Museum will also be accessible).
As is traditional, the Concertgebouw opens the New Year with a whirl of dance music. Besides the classics of the uncrowned 'King of the Waltz', Johann Strauss Jnr., the waltzes of Russian masters, such as Shostakovich, Glinka and Katchaturian, naturally also feature in this Russian-tinted season. This eminently dashing and danceable music evokes dance tunes, drinking parties and merry festivity.
On car-free Sunday, you can travel for free on all Bruges city buses.
The final concert, ‘Kroenkelen’ and Culture Mark (at a new location: the different cultural centers around the St.Jakobsstraat) are present again.
Car Free Sunday is an initiative of the City of Bruges.
Car free Sunday is part of a European action "Mobility Week". Not only in Flanders, but in villages all across Europe action for more sustainable mobility is taken. More than 2,200 European cities promote the opportunity to move permanently to and from the city.