Ghent - Day Tour From Brussels

Cultural & Theme Tours in Ghent

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The beautiful city of Ghent is located in Flanders just a 30-40 minute drive from either Brussels or Antwerp. It houses a population of a quarter million citizens, giving it both a busy cosmopolitan atmosphere and the quaint comforts of a provincial town. This lovely city holds many enchanting sites for visiting guests to enjoy during a private guided tour, and offers interesting activities for your pleasure.A private guided tour of Ghent will allow visitors the opportunity to explore wonders and beauties of this enticing city with the assistance of someone knowledgeable of the city's many delights and the best attractions. Ghent is the spiritual citadel of Flanders, a university city, the second largest Belgian port and a major industrial center. But on a historical point of view, In competition with his "Little Sister, Bruges".A boat cruise on the city's canals is an excellent way to relax while taking in the beautiful scenery and architecture of Ghent.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), Ghent, East Flanders Province Your guide will take you to see the fascinating architecture and breathtaking artworks hidden throughout Ghent, such as the Belfort en Lakenhalle (Belfry and Cloth Hall), whose municipal tower houses the great bells that have rung out for centuries, and whose upper gallery provides fantastic panoramic views of the city.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: St Michael's Bridge, Ghent, East Flanders ProvinceFrom the St. Michael's Bridge , we have a stunning view on the Graslei, this used to be Ghent's harbour, the backbone of the city in the Middle Ages. This quay, is lined with 12C to 177C houses, in a very pure architectural style.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Patershol, Ghent, East Flanders ProvinceWe will have a rest in the "Patershol". This is one of the most attractive and picturesque districts of Ghent. It is also one of the oldest.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Ruins of the Castle of the Counts, Rochefort, The Ardennes, WalloniaThe Castle of the Counts was built in 1180 by the Count of Flanders, Philip of Alsace, This remains us that Belgian was always occupied by surrounding countries until its independance in 1830.Duration: 2 hours

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  • Entry/Admission - Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle)
  • Entry/Admission - St Michael's Bridge
  • Entry/Admission - Patershol
  • Entry/Admission - Ruins of the Castle of the Counts