1. Belgium
  2. Flanders
  3. Ghent

Ghent Private Tour

Product ID: 151781
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Discover the history and the legends of Ghent on this day trip.
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Duration: 3 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Journey to the heart of Ghent and discover the history and magnificent architecture of the city
  • Admire the beauty of Saint Bavo’s Cathedral and the altarpiece “the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb” by the Van Eyck bothers
  • Enjoy a unique experience by taking one shoe off in exchange for a beer at the famous bar De Dulle Griet
Full description
Ghent is located about 50 kilometers from Brussels and is considered a historical jewel of Belgium.  The city is the birthplace of Charles V, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire and heir to the house of Habsburg.

Ghent played an important role during the industrial revolution in continental Europe. Here, the first labor movement was established in 1859. Today, the city has maintained its medieval center, and several of its Gothic buildings are listed as a World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.

Among the places you may visit are Saint Bavo’s Cathedral (visit to the altarpiece, The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb by the Van Eyck bothers), the market square, the Belfort tower and the covered market, the city hall, the churches of St. Nicholas, St. James, and St. Michel, the Graslei, Gravensteen, Patershol and the medieval butchery.
Includes
  • Professional guide, expert in the history and the legends of Ghent
What’s Not Included
  • Meals
  • Tickets to museums
  • Optional visit to the altarpiece “the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb” (4,00€)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

In front of the tourism office

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Size of the group: to ensure the best service possible, tours are limited to 25 participants per group
• Reserve your place as soon as possible to ensure availability, you can book up to 2 hours before the beginning of the tour (depending on the availability)
• The itinerary can be arranged to suit your needs and preferences (entertaining, academic, professional, etc.)

From US$ 298.15 Per group up to 30

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Product ID: 151781