Bruges Weather June Averages, Belgium
What's the Weather like in Bruges in June
June begins the summer season in Bruges and is also the start of the main tourist season. As a result, it may be slightly harder to find a good deal on a hotel or a flight and there will be longer lines at the more popular sights and restaurants. However, this is the ideal time to visit if very cold conditions are not your thing.
Temperatures on land and in the sea are slowly creeping toward their warmest numbers of the year during this time. Visitors may now only need some long sleeved clothing and a light jacket to fight off the late afternoon and early morning chill. Afternoon temperatures will climb to an average high of 18°C (64°F). These warmer temperatures also feed off of more sunlight. Overnight lows will fall to 11°C (52°F). Overall, the average daily temperature is now a mild 15°C (59°F).
Average Sunshine Hours
On average, the region will see 7 hours of sunshine per day during this time of the year and there is a 20% chance of experiencing a completely sunny day.
Average Sea Temperature
Sea surface temperatures are also climbing to much warmer levels. While it is still too cold to go for a swim, it is now possible to enjoy some of the nearby beaches. By taking a short stroll or enjoying the sun Water temperatures now average 15°C (59°F). Only the brave and those with a wetsuit can enjoy those conditions.
Visitors will have to deal with some wind and rain during the month. Throughout the 30 days, an average of 6 will have some measurable rainfall. Overall, the average amount of rain expected is 64mm. While much of the month is dry, it is still important to consult an extended forecast. Additionally, there is a 40% chance of seeing a windy day that can make the rain come in sideways at times.
Bruges Hotels in June
Hotel Prinsenhof Bruges
One of the most luxurious and awarded hotels in all of Bruges is the Hotel Prinsenhof Bruges. While it only has 24 rooms, each are stylishly decorated and offer all the comforts of home. Situated in the middle of the city, the hotel is in the perfect location for a June holiday. Guests may take advantage of the well-stocked breakfast buffet in the morning and then end the day at one of the trendiest bars in the city that is located right on-site.
Hotel Heritage - Relais and Chateaux
With nominations as a World Luxury Hotel in 2015 and for the Best Hotel Room in Belgium in the same year, visitors are not going to go wrong with a stay at the Hotel Heritage Relais and Chateaux. There are numerous room styles to choose from and amenities such as an iPad2 in each room with free Wi-Fi, guided tour of the city on weekdays, and twice-daily housekeeping. VIP amenities include massages, chocolates and champagne and a chance to go hot air ballooning.
For those looking to save a few more Euros, the three-star Hotel Fevery is an excellent choice. All ten rooms include a private bath, telephone, TV and Wi-Fi. The hotel is located in the historic centre of the city and is just a short stroll from such sights as the Chocolate Museum and Market Square.
Bars and Restaurants
One of the top rated restaurants in the city is Park Restaurant. With the perfect combination of ambiance, service and quality food and selections, Park Restaurant is the perfect spot for couples looking for a romantic dinner. The menu includes a beautiful mixture of fish and meat with each meal exquisitely prepared. Because of its popularity, reservations are recommended.
Olive Tree Restaurant
The Olive Tree Restaurant is one of the best in the city when it comes to Greek-Mediterranean cuisine. The talented chefs take these traditional flavours and combine them with a contemporary twist to make meals that are to be savoured and remembered. The restaurant uses only the best and freshest food from both the land and the sea. There is even a children's menu making this a perfect place for the whole family.
One of the best places in Bruges for a nightcap is Le Trappiste. This bar is located in an underground cellar and contains one of the largest selections of beer in the city. The area is actually quite large, but because it is lit with candles, can feel very cosy. It's a great place to settle in and enjoy a drink or two in a wonderful atmosphere.
Things to do in Bruges in June
Bruges by Boat
Since Bruges is known as the Venice of the North, it only makes sense that visitors should be sure to see the city by boat. With only six days in June experiencing measurable rainfall, now is a great time to view the city by a different vantage point. Bruges by Boat is one of the many companies that offers a 30-minute boat ride that won't soon be forgotten.
Another great way to see the city is on two wheels. Companies such as Fietsen Popelier rent regular bikes, tandems and children's bikes for those who want to tour the city in a different fashion. Visitors will be given a city map and rentals can vary by length of time.