Bruges is the cradle of the Flemish primitives and was the home town of painter Jan van Eyck in the 15th century. This walk will take you to the painters’ neighbourhood, where you will find the Gouden-Handstraat – the street on which van Eyck lived and worked. You will visit the Jan van Eyckplein, where you can see his statue and admire the Poortersloge (Burghers' Lodge), which housed the City Academy of Fine Arts until the end of the 19th century. Van Eyck’s painting ’Madonna with Canon Joris van der Paele’ was also kept here. On Burg Square you will see the place where Jan van Eyck was buried and learn about his connection with the City Hall. At the Prinsenhof (Princes' Court) you will find out all about the grandeur of the Burgundian court, where van Eyck had an important role as the court painter. On this walk you will not only follow van Eyck’s daily commute; the guide will also be introducing you to some hidden places in the city. You are entitled to a discount on your entrance into the Groeninge Museum upon presentation of your ticket.
Guided tour in Dutch, French, German or English.
所在地:: Statue of Jan van Eyck , Jan van Eyckplein
詳細情報: Upon presentation of a printed ticket for the guided city walk, you will receive a discount of € 2 on the regular entrance price at the front desk of the Groeninge Museum (discount only valid from Thursday 12 March until Sunday 12 July 2020).
営業時間: Temporarily no walking tours.