To get a real feel for the various sights, sounds and textures of Bruges, spread your wings and discover nearby neighborhoods like Bruges, Sijsele, and Historical Center.
Visitors to Damme, keen to deepen their appreciation of this area, should make tracks to the nearby museums and theaters. Visit some of the remarkable artistic and historic collections including Groeningemuseum and Gruuthuse Museum. Go and see a live performance at Concert Hall.
If you are spending a while in and around Damme, treat yourself with a visit to Burg, Begijnhof and Beguinage. See some sacred places such as the Church of Our Lady, the Holy Blood Basilica Chapel and the St. Salvators Church. Breathe in the atmosphere and get a deeper understanding of the role religion in Damme.
Enjoy window shopping and purchase some original souvenirs at popular nearby shopping hotspots such as the Bruges Market Square.
Those with a love of soccer will love the atmosphere at iconic Jan Breydel Stadium, home of local legends the Club Brugge and the much-loved Cercle Brugge. Enjoy a few post-match beers with local sports fanatics after the full-time siren blows in one of the nearby pubs, clubs or bars.
To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, think about making a reservation close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. For a good night’s sleep be sure to check out the ibis budget Brugge Centrum Station, the Grand Hotel Casselbergh Bruges, and the Martin's Brugge.