Bruges Weather November Averages, Belgium
What's the Weather like in Bruges in November
Temperatures in November reflect the fact that winter is just around the corner. With the mercury dropping on both land and sea, many people choose to visit another time of the year. However, there are still plenty of activities to see and do during the month in and around Bruges.
In addition to cooler conditions, this is also the wettest month of the year. As a result, visitors will want to take a good look at an extended forecast before leaving home to gauge the chance of running into some significant rainfall. Throughout the month, an average of 88mm is expected. This rain only falls over a period of 5 days. While much of the month is dry, there is the possibility of running into some heavy rainstorms while on holiday.
In addition to packing rain gear, visitors will also need to pack a heavy coat in order to ward off the chill. Winter is just around the corner and the temperatures are beginning to reflect the change in season. Throughout the month, the daily temperature will average a cool 7°C (45°F). The overnight lows are once again beginning to dip toward the freezing mark with temperatures bottoming out at 4°C (39°F). The average afternoon highs are not much warmer with temperatures reaching 9°C (48°F). There is also a 40% chance of experiencing a windy day. As a result, the wind chill may be much colder than the actual temperature making it feel much colder to the skin.
Average Sunshine Hours
Additionally, there is not much sun to enjoy with only 2 hours of sunshine per day.
Average Sea Temperature
Water temperatures are also too cold to enjoy with the sea finally beginning to cool off. Temperatures in the water will average a cool 14°C (57°F) for the month with the sea steadily cooling over the 30 day period.
Bruges Hotels in November
Hotel De Tullerieen
Located in an elegant house from the 15th century, the Hotel De Tullerieen is now an elegant hotel that blends the past with the present. Each of the hotel's 45 rooms combine modern amenities with comfort and authentic charm. All rooms have Wi-Fi, flat screen TVs, air conditioning and more. The hotel is just a few metres from the market square and the most visited sights of Bruges. After a full day of sightseeing, visitors can return to the hotel and enjoy a bar and lounge, indoor swimming pool and sauna.
Hotel Ter Duinen
With one of the best breakfast buffets in the city, those looking for luxury and romance will want to take a look at Hotel Ter Duinen. This hotel has been in business for 20 years and has guests coming back again and again. It is situated right on one of the main canals and offers guests a commanding view of the city. This charming hotel has all of the amenities of home including air conditioning, Wi-Fi and TVs in every room.
Pand Small Luxury Hotel
While there is plenty of history to see throughout Bruges, guests can also stay in history by booking one of the 26 rooms at the Pand Small Luxury Hotel. This 18th century carriage house has been lovingly restored to one of the best boutique hotels in the city. It is the perfect place for a November holiday or any time of the year. Each room is decorated in its own style and comes with such luxuries as a marble or granite bathroom, air conditioning, minibar and flat screen TV.
Bars and Restaurants
Tom's Diner might sound basic, however, it is anything but. Every day the two chefs prepare a menu with delectable and honest foods. All dishes are made with the freshest of ingredients that come from local sources and prepared with a special touch. Located in a 16th century building, the restaurant offers a great mix of warmth and cosiness. The well thought out menu is reasonably priced with something sure to please everyone. Reservations are recommended.
Located in a house that was constructed in 1561, Pieter Pourbus is named for the painter who lived in the house at one time. Situated just a few hundred metres from the Market Square, this is an excellent choice for a variety of dishes. The menu includes a wide selection of both fish and meat that has all been expertly prepared.
Those looking for smaller meals and a great drink to go with the food, should check out Vino Vino. This small restaurant and pub serves a wide variety of tapas along with a great wine selection and mixed drinks. The staff is warm and welcoming and it's a great place to sit back and relax at the end of a long day. While not fancy, it is a very casual atmosphere where everyone can be their own person.
Things to do in Bruges in November
Brugge Beer Museum
For the beer lover, a trip to the Brugge Beer Museum is the ultimate way to spend an afternoon. Guests take the self-guided tour with the help of an iPad and learn about the history of beer making, different beer types and the brewing process. Additionally, there is a tasting area and even a library to learn more about beer. This museum is even great for the whole family thanks to a kid's tour. This is a great way to get out of the November cold and sample a few more brews.
This is also the time of the year to do some holiday shopping at the Christmas Market. Located in Market Square, the area is transformed to a magical place with numerous festivals as the countdown to Christmas is on. There are plenty of places to pick up items at seasonal stalls and other various stores.