Bruges, Belgium: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Bruges, Belgium? If you're planning to go to Bruges, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Bruges, Belgium

Based on the climate and weather in Bruges, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Bruges, Belgium by month

January

Traveling to Bruges in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear

February

February is cold. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear

March

Traveling to Bruges in March, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat

April

April in Bruges can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans

May

May is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

June

June here is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans

July

If you go to Bruges in July, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts

August

August in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts

September

September in Bruges can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

October

If you go to Bruges in October, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks

November

Traveling to Bruges in November, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear

December

If you vacation in Bruges during December, you are likely to find that it is cold.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Bruges, Belgium

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bruges, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and E
  • A SIM card that works in Bruges
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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