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Ghent: 40-Minute Historical Boat Tour of City Center

Product ID: 169243
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Relax and enjoy the view of the city from the river. Bask in the fascinating history of Ghent as your professional tour guide shares with you all the history and secrets of the city. See the beautiful buildings of Ghent including the Castle of the Counts.
About this activity
Valid 2 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Dutch, English, French, German
Booklets
Spanish, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a unique way to discover Ghent from the water side
  • Learn about Ghent's fascinating, long history from a local knowledgeable guide
  • See the beautiful architecture in Ghent and view the impressive walls of the Castle of Counts
Full description
Departing from the picturesque jetty, embark on a relaxing 40-minute cruise of Ghent city center. Learn about the history of this beautiful city from a local, knowledgeable guide. Discover Medieval Ghent and its prestigious and glorious past.

See the beautiful house fronts of the Graslei and the old meat-market. Be in awe at the rugged and steep walls of the Castle of Counts. Imagine the lives of the powerful people that once stalked its corridors. Soak in the history from your riverside view point.
Includes
  • 40-minute guided boat tour
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Graslei Jetty - Ghent Watertoerist, near n° 7, the white/green boat house. Not to confuse with bootjes van gent which is on the other side of the water (korenlei).

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Important information
Know before you go
• Boat tours run in open or covered boats depending on the weather conditions