Honeymooning: 5 Super-Romantic Locations In Bruges
The medieval Belgian city of Bruges is one of the most romantic places on earth, offering some wonderful views that you and your partner can enjoy by simply meandering around its cobbled streets and squares.
The Bonifaciusbrug (Bonifacius bridge, above) spans the Djiver canal, which runs through the picturesque Arentshof park. The view from the bridge is one of the most romantic of the city. The park features plenty of benches under the shade of tall trees; just sitting and watching the tourist boats sailing by, you and your beloved can enjoy the quiet, romantic atmosphere against the backdrop of the cathedral.
The Koningin Astridpark is an oasis of peace within this somewhat lively city. This pretty 18th-century park, with its tiny lake surrounded by bushes and trees, is the perfect place for the two of you to unwind from all the recent excitement!
The small Minnewater lake, situated in the southern part of Bruges and surrounded by a romantic park, is named after the lovers Minna and Stromberg; legend has it that, if you walk over the bridge together, your love will live forever!
The Rozenhoedkaai is one of the most photographed locations in Bruges, and for good reason. In the middle ages, the area was used as a mooring spot for loading and unloading the ships of their various merchandise. Its incredible backdrop is the perfect opportunity for a timeless memento.
The Begijnhof is a peaceful convent garden, made all the more attractive by the lushness of its springtime blooming of daffodils. Within the entrance gates, you will be able to appreciate the imposing trees, small museum and petite church. You may even meet one of the present inhabitants, the nuns of the Order of St. Benedict.