Make the most of a fantastic opportunity to discover the history and culture of two countries in one weekend with this One Night France and Belgium Break for Two. With luxury coach travel meaning that your journey will be hassle-free, you'll begin your adventures exploring the famous town of Ypres. With historical connections to WWI, you'll get an insight into the lives of the people who lived and fought there over one hundred years ago. In the afternoon, you'll head to Ostend to spend some time on the beach, before travelling over the French border to discover the beautiful city of Lille, where you'll also spend the night in a charming B B. After a restful night's sleep, you'll take the short journey to Bruges to spend the day exploring the city dubbed 'The Venice of the North.' Packed with historical buildings and a labyrinth of canals, there's plenty of time to explore the many museums and galleries, soak up the culture with a drink in the vibrant central square, and sample some delicious hand-made Belgian chocolate. The services of your tour manager will be available throughout, should you need any recommendations or guidance; how you choose to spend your time is up to you, and your adventures will be bookmarked by luxury, stress-free coach travel on either end.
Need to Know
On the morning of your trip, you'll depart from your chosen London pick-up point ' Earl's Court, London Bridge, Victoria or Eltham (subject to availability). Crossing from Dover over to Calais on your coach, your first stop will be the historical town of Ypres, where you'll have free time to explore. In the afternoon, you'll head to Ostend, where you can enjoy time on the beach before making your way across the border to Lille. You can head out to explore, and it'll also be where you bed down for the night in a twin room in a comfortable B B. The following morning begins with a short coach journey to Bruges. Once you've arrived, you can spend the day exploring this medieval city as you please ' historical buildings, canals and plenty of hand-made chocolates are order of the day here. You'll depart Bruges in the late afternoon to arrive back in London at approximately 23.30.