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Booking FAQ

Click a frequently asked question below for answers to any booking issues you may have.

How to book a photo tour online?

How to book a photo tour online?

Use this link to select a photo tour, especially if you want to book an open photo tour.

As you’d expect, choose a date and the tour that interests you to join. You’ll then see details of the tour, prices, and a button to register or details for a private tour.

To book multiple open tours: Simply register for a tour, return to the calendar, select and register for another tour and repeat as needed. When you’re done, click ‘View Cart’ on the booking page to finish your registration.

You can book a private photo tour be clicking here to contact us and get in touch.

Please Note: You are welcome to check for tours without booking, but reservation is highly recommended.

Paypal or cash on the day? (no credit card)

The best thing to do is contact us and we’ll set up a manual booking.

We accept Paypal in advance (we’ll send you a link) no problem.

We accept cash on the day no problem.

Open Tour or Private Tour?

“Open photo tour” vs. “Private photo tour”

We offer 2 booking options for our photo tours in Brugge: Open photo tours and Private photo tours.

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Daily Open Photo Tours

Open group tours offer a great way to connect to Brugge for photos & maybe a new photo friend.

60€ per photographer

  • 2hr open tour based on on tour chosen.
  • Fixed start time from the meeting point.
  • Brugge map & tips & photo goodies.
  • -10% off and of Andy’s photo books & prints.
  • +1 “non camera friend” joins for free (?).
  • Max. 4 photographers per open tour.

Open tours are rarely full (even pre-2020) so maaaaaybe you’ll have us to yourself! 

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Daily Private Photo Tours

Private tours are a fully focused view of Brugge & our time together with the cameras. (more info).

220€ per private tour

  • 3hr private tour on route or as you prefer.
  • Flexible start: Usual time or when it suits you.
  • Flexible meeting: Our usual spot or wherever.
  • Full choice/balance of learning vs. locations.
  • Deluxe Brugge map & tips & photo goodies.
  • Gift photo of Brugge (20x30cm) by your guide Andy.
  • Includes 4 guests of your choice, more on request.

Available in English, French of Flemish/Dutch on request


All photo tours (except group tours) include a +1 “non camera” friend that may join you at no cost, but take no photos.

Cancellation Policy

What’s the cancellation/refund policy?

Open Photo Tours

As part of competitive pricing for open tours, they’re partially non-refundable except at our discretion.

However, with open tours booked you may:

  • Reschedule a tour for another date (must notify at least 6hrs before scheduled start).
  • Request a 50% refund up to 3 days before your tour start time.
  • Request a full refund for exceptional circumstances (at our discretion).
  • Give the tour booking to someone else at no extra charge, notify us first  and we can even make a printable gift voucher.

Photo Tours leave on the advertised start time. Please be on time or even 5 minutes early.

Private Photo Tours

You may reschedule a private photo tour (on guide availability) at no extra charge up to 4 hours before a tour starts. We will contact you if rain looks unavoidable for a reschedule or cancellation at our discretion.

A 75€ cancellation fee is applied if you cancel you tour less than 3 days before scheduled.

Where is "Essential Brugge" option (October to April) ?

From October to April in Brugge, there are a few factors that made us decide to “close” the Essential Brugge option for open tours.

  • The light is shorter, especially in this Northern and flat corner of Europe.
    Closing Essential Brugge allows moving (hugely popular) Hidden Brugge to that timeslot and making the most of that routes’ offerings.
  • It’s chilly if not flat out cold, brrrr!
    Ok, maybe not my native Canada cold… But you feel it during winter when the sun goes down, wouldn’t want you freezing as you get to the windmills.
  • Still possible for booking as a private tour.
    I’d never not offer you an option if determined to join Essential Brugge, so when unavailable as an open tour you still ALWAYS the option of a private tour.

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    Open & Private Photo tours

    10am Edges of Brugge

    10am Edges of Brugge

    Brugge done right by morning light.


    Quiet canals & side streets just off central Brugge, landscapes & calm corners.

    1pm: Essential Brugge

    1pm: Essential Brugge

    Central time of day? Let’s hit the central streets of Brugge!


    Central sights & street scenes in the historic core of Brugge.

    4pm: Hidden Brugge

    4pm: Hidden Brugge

    As the light goes long, let’s look into a local Brugge.


    The local landscapes and details of the truly hidden Brugge.

    Night: Shades of Brugge

    Night: Shades of Brugge

    See a city lost in time with the lights turned down low.


    Night landscapes, Brugge lit up and laying low. Private tour only.