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  • Ghent: Free Sightseeing Walking Tour with Booking Fee

    1. Ghent: Free Sightseeing Walking Tour with Booking Fee

    Book your place on this free and informative walking tour and enjoy 2-hours of city sightseeing with a local guide. To reserve your spot, simply pay a small booking fee, then look forward to your Ghent adventure! The tour’s passionate local guides offer their services for free with the belief that everyone deserves to see very best of Ghent, regardless of travel budgets. Meet your local guide in the heart of Ghent and dive straight into a discovery of the city’s rich-history as well as its reputation for being a popular party destination. As you wander through picturesque streets, listen to your guide share fascinating tales, anecdotes, and legends of Ghent's colorful past. As you explore, allow yourself to be immersed in the secret stories, urban legends, and hidden mysteries of the city that come to life with every step. Highlights of the tour include Saint Bavo’s Cathedral, the Belf...

    Katia was an informed and helpful tour guide who made my tour very enjoyable. Her knowledge is encyclopedic but it's all done in a very chatty way. Not too much walking but just enough to see all the sights. excellent tour.

  • Ghent: 3-Hour Guided Urban Mountain Bike Tour

    2. Ghent: 3-Hour Guided Urban Mountain Bike Tour

    Go beyond the classic sightseeing and discover what Ghent is all about. Depart from the meeting point with a small group of no more than 10 people and your enthusiastic tour guide. A helmet is there for you to use during the tour and the drinking bottle provided is yours to keep. During the tour, your guide will surprise you with fun facts, street art and hidden spots the city has to offer. The course is off the beaten path and takes you from the city center all the way to the dynamic suburbs. The semi-pro mountain bikes make this urban adventure very comfortable! To remember the tour, take a polaroid picture to take home with you, while the other pictures taken with a Go Pro are sent to your email.

    Very interesting tour in Ghent with an eye for less touristic, but very interesting spots. Tempo is not too high, not even for a 59 year old ;)

  • Ghent: Walking Tour from Friday Market to the Cathedral

    3. Ghent: Walking Tour from Friday Market to the Cathedral

    During the bus tour, you will see the Millionaires' Quarter, St. Peter's station, the nearby avenues with Art Nouveau and Art Déco exteriors, St. Peter's square with St. Peter's church and Vooruit, the building of the socialist trade union. Ghent is historical and contemporary at the same time and is crossed by a number of canals and by two rivers, Scheldt and Leie. In preparation for a universal exhibition which was organised in 1913, Ghent renovated many squares and buildings, for example, the 1000 year old Count's Castle. During the walk in the old town center, you will discover the beauty and the stories of the picturesque streets and canals. Start at the Woodrow Wilson square and discover historical Ghent including the fortress Gerard de Duivelsteen and St. Bavo's cathedral with "the Mystic Lamb" by Jan Van Eyck. You will see the Belfry, the Town Hall, the Friday market, the Pater...

  • From Brussels: Private Tour of Bruges, Ghent and Flanders

    4. From Brussels: Private Tour of Bruges, Ghent and Flanders

    From Brussels, enjoy a full-day private tour of Bruges, Ghent and Flanders with a professional driver and a tour guide. Immerse yourself in beautiful architecture and history. This tour is customizable, but a general programme is as follows. Be driven to Bruges, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the famous "Venice of the North". Marvel at the canals and beautiful gothic buildings. Listen to your guide as they explain the history of the most interesting sites in the city center. Discover the Basilica of the Holy Blood of Jesus, the Belfrey tower, and the Minnewater Lake. Gaze at the Church of Our Lady, visit Saint John's Hospital with it's beautiful Memling museum, and/or the Groeninge museum. Relax during free time for lunch, before continuing to Ghent. Gaze at the marvelous altarpiece in its Cathedral. Enjoy the canals and guild houses of the city center, before embarking on an optiona...

  • Ghent: 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

    5. Ghent: 2-Hour Private Walking Tour

    Meet your local guide by Gravensteen Castle and set off to explore the city on this private walking tour. See Het Galgenhuisje, a small old building in the city center where convicted criminals awaited punishment. Stroll down Werrengarestraat and take pictures in front of colorful graffiti art. Hear the stories behind every street corner and building and see what it's like to call this city home with your local tour guide.

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What people are saying about Ghent

A brilliant way to start my morning by taking this bike tour of Ghent with Christophe! Went out on an amazing route of hidden paths and insider discoveries. I learnt a lot from Christophe who was the perfect host. It was equally enjoyable to hear the passion of this city from a local to myself (a new inhabitant) particularly after being in Covid lock down for over a year. The bikes were great and it was a really pleasurable ride which I can highly recommend!! Thanks Christophe!!

Christoph is a super guide who showed us Ghent in an original way. He drove us very safely through the many streets and neighbourhoods. He regularly stopped to explain enthusiastically and with a great dose of humour about the many street artworks and artists that Ghent is rich in. His love for Ghent was contagious and made us immediately fall in love with this beautiful city. Highly recommended!

Absolutely recommendable not only for those visiting Ghent for the first time. Although the weather was rainy, it did not stop Chris' and Levi's enthusiasm and passion for their city. Thanks a lot for the wonderful 3 hours that flew by so quickly and also for the great restaurant recommendation!

Very enthusiastic guide. Nice route. Good pace. This way you get to know the city & thoughts very well. Perfect material. Good communication & service

Very interesting tour in Ghent with an eye for less touristic, but very interesting spots. Tempo is not too high, not even for a 59 year old ;)