To get a sense of what makes Bruges tick, step out and discover nearby areas such as Oostkamp, Zedelgem, and Sint-Andries.
To gain a deeper understanding of Bruges, head to one of its museums and theaters. In particular, you should make sure you check out Groeningemuseum and Gruuthuse Museum. To experience Bruges’s vibrant arts scene, book a show at one of the acclaimed performance venues such as Concert Hall.
Visitors looking for interesting places to visit in and around the Loppem area should not miss out on Begijnhof, Beguinage and Minnewater. Should you feel the need for a little spiritual renewal, spend a little time at the area’s holy places, such as the Church of Our Lady and the St. Salvators Church.
Sports fans who are into soccer will love iconic Jan Breydel Stadium, home of the Club Brugge and the Cercle Brugge. Afterwards, follow the throngs of local sports obsessives to the nearby pubs and relive the match highlights over a few drinks.
After a day discovering the sights, sounds and smells of Loppem, recharge your batteries in one of the area’s popular hotels or serviced apartments. For a good night’s sleep it’s hard to go past the ibis budget Brugge Centrum Station, the Novotel Brugge Centrum, and the popular NH Brugge Hotel.