Discovering art and food in the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bruges

Want to discover the history of the potato and fries?

On a hunt for modern art 

Bruges is an outstanding example of a medieval settlement that has maintained its historic fabric as it evolved over the centuries.

Tickets available for attractions in Bruges

Modern Art Trail in Bruges - photo by Juliamaud
Antigua Naval Dockyard - photo by Juliamaud

Antigua Naval Dockyard and Related Archaeological Sites

The Antigua Naval Dockyard and Related Archaeological Sites consists of a group of Georgian-style naval buildings and structures, set within a walled enclosure.

Pitons Management Area,
St Lucia

The 2,909-ha site near the town of Soufriere includes the Pitons, two volcanic spires rising side by side from the sea linked by the Piton Mitan ridge. The volcanic complex includes a geothermal field with sulphurous fumeroles and hot springs. 

The Pitons, St Lucia - photo by Juliamaud
Havana - photo by Juliamaud

Old Havana and its Fortification System, Cuba

Havana was founded in 1519 by the Spanish. By the 17th century, it had become one of the Caribbean's main centres for ship-building. Its old centre retains an interesting mix of Baroque and neoclassical monuments, and a homogeneous ensemble of private houses with arcades, balconies, wrought-iron gates and internal courtyards.

Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios, Cuba

Founded in the early 16th century in honour of the Holy Trinity, the city was a bridgehead for the conquest of the American continent. Its 18th- and 19th-century buildings, such as the Palacio Brunet and the Palacio Cantero, were built in its days of prosperity from the sugar trade.

Trinidad, Cuba - photo by Juliamaud
Cienfuegos, Cuba - photo by juliamaud

Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos, Cuba

The colonial town of Cienfuegos was founded in 1819 in the Spanish territory but was initially settled by immigrants of French origin.

Viñales Valley, Cuba

The Viñales valley is encircled by mountains and its landscape is interspersed with dramatic rocky outcrops. Traditional techniques are still in use for agricultural production, particularly of tobacco.

Viñales Valley, Cuba - photo by Juliamaud
Chichen-Itza, Mexico - photo by juliamaud

Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza, Mexico

This sacred site was one of the greatest Mayan centres of the Yucatán peninsula. 

Tickets  for Chichén Itzá & Cenote: Guided Tour + Transport 

La Grand-Place, Brussels

La Grand-Place in Brussels is a collection of public and private buildings, dating mainly from the late 17th century. All the buildings of the Grand-Place are listed monuments.

Brussels Card

La Grand-Place, Brussels - photo by Juliamaud
Porto - photo by Juliamaud

Historic Centre of Oporto, Luiz I Bridge and Monastery of Serra do Pilar, Portugal

The city of Oporto, built along the hillsides overlooking the mouth of the Douro river, is an outstanding urban landscape with a 2,000-year history. 

Porto Card

Alto Douro Wine Region, Potugal

Wine has been produced in the Alto Douro region for 2,000 years. Since the 18th century, its main product, port wine, has been world famous for its quality. This long tradition of viticulture has produced a cultural landscape of outstanding beauty that reflects its technological, social and economic evolution.

From Porto: Day Trip to the Douro Valley including Cruise and Port Wine Tasting

Alto Douro Wine Region, Potugal - photo by Juliamaud
Rome -photo by Juliamaud

Historic Centre of Rome

The World Heritage property encompasses the whole historic centre of Rome within the city walls at their widest extent in the 17th century, as well as the Basilica of St. Paul’s Outside the Walls. 

Rome Tourist Card

Historic Centre of Florence

The Historic Centre of Florence is surrounded by Arnolfian walls that date to the 14th century. The city includes the “quadrilatero romano,” which is made up of the present Piazza della Repubblica, the narrow, cobblestone streets of the medieval city, and the Renaissance city.

The Florence Pass

Florence - Photo by Juliamaud
Pisa - photo by Juliamaud

Piazza del Duomo, Pisa

Standing in a large green expanse, Piazza del Duomo houses a group of monuments known the world over. These four masterpieces of medieval architecture – the cathedral, the baptistry, the campanile (the 'Leaning Tower') and the cemetery – had a great influence on monumental art in Italy from the 11th to the 14th century.

Pisa Walking Tour & Leaning Tower

Cologne Cathedral, Germany

Begun in 1248, the construction of this Gothic masterpiece took place in several stages and was not completed until 1880. 

Cologne City Card

Cologne Cathedral, Germany - photo by Juliamaud
Budepest - photo by juliamaud

Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue, Hungary

At the crossroads of continental routes, Budapest is located at the point of contact between the Hungarian plain and the Carpathian hills. A riverside city on the Danube, Buda was built on a rocky outcrop on the south bank, while Pest was constructed at the level of the plain on the north bank.

Budapest Card + free entrance to Szt. Lukacs Thermal Bath

Historic City of Toledo, Spain

Successively a Roman municipium, the capital of the Visigothic Kingdom, a fortress of the Emirate of Cordoba, an outpost of the Christian kingdoms fighting the Moors and, in the 16th century, the temporary seat of supreme power under Charles V, Toledo is the repository of more than 2,000 years of history. 

Toledo Tourist

Toledo, Spain - photo by Juliamaud
Sagrada Família - photo by Juliamaud

Seven properties built by the architect Antoni Gaudí in or near Barcelona

These acknowledge the exceptional creative contribution of this architect to the development of architecture and construction technology in the 19th and early 20th centuries. 

Sagrada Familia: Fast Track

Independence Hall, Philadelphia

The Declaration of Independence (1776) and the Constitution of the United States (1787) were both signed in this building in Philadelphia. 

Hop-on Hop-off Bus Philadelphia

Independence Hall, Philadelphia - photo by Juliamaud
Grand Canyon National Park, USA - photo by Juliamaud

Grand Canyon National Park, USA

Carved out by the Colorado River, the Grand Canyon (nearly 1,500 m deep) cuts across the Grand Canyon National Park. Its horizontal strata retrace the geological history of the past 2 billion years. There are also prehistoric traces of human adaptation to a particularly harsh environment. We took a helicopter ride over it for this shot.

Grand Canyon National Park by Helicopter

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, USA

Stretching over more than 200,000 ha, this park is home to more than 3,500 plant species, and many endangered animal species. And yes, that is us white water rafting!

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, USA - photo by Juliamaud

Golden Triangle Trip To India

Visit the Taj Mahal

Jaipur City, Rajasthan

Agra Fort

Red Fort Complex

Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi

Humayun's Tomb, Delhi

Other UNESCO Sites visited

Acropolis in Athens,  Archaeological Site of Delphi, Old Town of Corfu,   Medieval City of Rhodes

Paris, Banks of the Seine 

Old City of Dubrovnik

Venice and its Lagoon in Italy 

Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow and  Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments