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Bruges to Prague, what's worth seeing?
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I’m planning to travel by train or bus, not sure which (any suggestions?) from Calais to Bruges in early July and spend two days there where my friend will join me. We’ve then got three days to make our way across to Prague by rail. Are there any particular places and things worth seeing on the way? Has anyone done a similar trip? Also any suggestions on where to stay etc. would be really useful Smile

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Haha… yeah.. only the whole of western Europe! Depends on what you’re interested in, but pretty much anywhere in Germany would do. Berlin, for instance is only about 4 hours away from Prague by train and it doesn’t cost much to get there.

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I was afraid you’d say that, lol. I’m meeting up with my friend on the 6th, and she needs to be in Prague by the 10th, so we don’t have as much time to play with as I’d like. Anywhere else in Germany that really needs to be seen? I’m pretty interested in history/culture, but she’s more into the night life.

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. Anywhere else in Germany that really needs to be seen? I’m pretty interested in history/culture, but she’s more into the night life.
Berlin and Munich are good choices for this combination.

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Yep. I hate the nightlife crap myself, but Berlin is probably your best option. Some of the best museums in the world, awesome history all around, lots of interesting neighborhoods all over the place all within the “metro area” and so forth… but the majority of people under 25 who go there never see it during the daytime, if you know what I mean.

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Hi

what about Dresden, thats a wonderful city, just 2 hours from Prague with heaps of old monuments, famous museums and nightlife!! And the good thing is, you wouldn’t need the time you need for Berlin if you are in a rush!

Have a look at some pictures in Google!!

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Bruges is a really gorgeous city, but it gets really packed with tourists. But if your there check out the belfry/belfort and climb it. Its an amazing view. There is also a church where there is a statue by michaelangelo. If your there, go to the tourist office and get a use-it guide – cheap eats/drinks and lots of interesting places to go.

If your not after the touristy sort of thing, try Ghent. It is just as pretty as Bruges but less crowded.

1 day is more than enough in both towns. And Ghent is only a short train ride away.

Definitely get to Berlin, and Dresden on your way to Prague. I don’t know if 3 days would be enough time for both though. Considering it is a fairly long trip from Bruges to Prague.

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Okay, thanks Smile I was planning to spend a couple of days in Bruges, but I’ll definitely look into getting to Ghent (I’m not really keen on being swamped by other tourists, hypocritical as it is) and at Dresden.