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Ghent Guided Tour
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10 Ruben Gonzalez
  • English English
  • 2 hours 30 minutes

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.

Travel

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.

Covid-19 Measures

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.

Price

Adults Students under 26 Children between 2 and 18 Children under 2
US$ 11.10
US$ 5.50
US$ 5.50
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 11.10
  • Students under 26

    US$ 5.50
  • Children between 2 and 18

    US$ 5.50
  • Children under 2

    Free

More Information

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

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.

Ticket

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.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 11
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Meeting point

Belfry of Ghent.

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel 24 hours before the activity starts, we will refund you 50%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.