10Bruges, Belgium

Often referred to as the Venice of the North, Bruges is a fairy-tale medieval town complete with cobblestone streets, charming canals, and a remarkably well-preserved historic center.

A weekend here allows you to step back in time; you can leisurely explore the Markt Square, climb the Belfry for panoramic city views, and indulge in Belgian culinary delights like chocolate, waffles, and beer. Bruges is a compact city, making it ideal for a relaxed weekend of exploration and indulgence.