On this guided tour we'll explore the historic centre of Ghent, one of the most beautiful and dynamic cities in northern Europe.
Ghent Guided Tour
This guided walking tour of Ghent begins at the Belfry and lasts two and a half hours.
We'll begin with a visit to the Castle of Gerald the Devil, St. Bavon's Cathedral (famous for the Ghent Altarpiece, the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb), the beautiful Belfry and the Town Hall building.
During the tour we'll also visit the oldest monuments in the city: St. Nicholas Church, Masons' Guild Hall (built in the sixteenth century), the small medieval harbour (known as "The Pier of Herbs and Grains"), the the Gravensteen Castle of Counts, the picturesque district of Patershol, Friday Market Square and the meat and fish markets.
The tour ends in the centre of Ghent.
If you're travelling from Brussels, the best way to get to Ghent is to take the train from the central station at 8.30 am. From here you can take the tram number 1 towards Centrum to Kouter Square, the stop is Korte Meer.
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.
Students under 26US$ 5.50
Children between 2 and 18US$ 5.50
Children under 2Free
2 hours 30 minutes.
The tour is exclusively in English.
English speaking guide.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up until the same day (6:00 AM local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).
Belfry of Ghent.