Top 20 Experiences in ghent
Walking food tour: Introduction to Ghent through food
Keen to discover Ghent in a unique way? Want to do something a little bit different? Curious about some history and the diverse tastes Ghent offers? Welcome on our 2 hour exploring tour in our favourite city to hear the tales and tickle your taste buds. Examples of our tasters are cheese, chocolate, charcuterie, beer, traditional Ghent sweets and bread to name a few. These are EXAMPLES ONLY as we change the tasters regularly so that they are never the same. We team you up with a local guide who will look after you and give the best Ghent has to offer. ***IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ BEFORE YOU BOOK*** -Our standard tour is in English. -Please inform us about any allergies/intolerances/special diet. -Bookings shall be made at least 48 hours in advance so our partners can be prepared for your visit. We cannot guarantee acceptance for last minute bookings. -Min. 2 people -Private bookings possible (1 person or groups >15) -Please get in touch if you want to bring children.
Private tour : Treasures of flanders Ghent and Bruges From Zeebrugge Full day
Visit Ghent and Bruges with a professional driver and a tour guide. Our tour is customizable. Here you can find a general programme of your visit: Starting of the tour from your location to Bruges, the famous "Venise of the north " Unesco world heritage. Discover the canals and beautiful gothic buildings with the explanations of your guide who will bring you to the most interesting places of the City center as the Basilica of the Holly blood of Jesus, the Belfrey tower, the Minnewater lake, our Lady Church, Sint Janshospital with it's beautiful Memling museum and/or the Groeninge museum. Enjoy and optional boat trip. Free time for lunch. After lunch, continuation to Ghent and it's marvelous Altarpiece in the Cathedral. Enjoy the canals and guild houses of the City center with an optional boat trip. Don't miss the Castle of Counts of Flanders! After the visit, the guide and the driver will drop you off at cuiseship or elsewhere in ZeeBrugge or Brugge or Brussels.
Ghent Bike Tour Off-the-beaten-track
Go beyond the classic sightseeing and discover what Ghent is all about. Depart from the meeting point with a small group of no more than 10 people and your enthusiastic tour guide. A helmet is there for you to use during the tour and the drinking bottle provided is yours to keep. During the tour, your guide will surprise you with fun facts, street art and hidden spots the city has to offer. The course is off the beaten path and takes you from the city centre all the way to the dynamic suburbs. The semi-pro mountain bikes make this urban adventure very comfortable! To remember the tour, take a polaroid picture to take home with you, while the other pictures taken with a Go Pro are sent to your email.
BeerWalk Ghent (English guide)
✓ Guided Beer Tasting Tour (3h) ✓ Discover the city, history and beers of Ghent ✓ Learn to taste beer with 5 exclusive regional beers In Ghent, beer brewing went hand in hand with religious life. Discover Ghent and its incredibly surprising history during a three-hour beer walk and beer tasting with guide through the city. Five beer tasting sessions and an official BeerWalk glass are included in the price.
Guided boat trip in medieval Ghent
Experience an enthralling tour of 40 minutes along the waterways of the medieval centre of Ghent. Admire the three towers of Ghent, two castles, an ancient port and various guild halls. Highly recommended if you would like to explore and discover the city of Ghent. Guide on board! Boat trips start in the city centre of Ghent, from the jetty at the green hut, Korenlei A4, 9000 Gent.
Ghent Small-Group Chocolate Tour with Local Guide
The perfect tour for foodies with a sweet tooth. While Ghent is famous for its chocolate-making, it can be difficult to find the best chocolate spots independently. Discover them with ease—and get the lowdown on their wares and some of Ghent’s landmarks—on this chocolate-and-sightseeing Small Group Tour. Follow your local guide through Ghent’s medieval center, pause at historical buildings to hear their backstories, and visit the best chocolate shops for tastings—you’ll savor a minimum of eight sweet treats.
Ghent Private Tasting Tour with Local Guide
Experience Ghent’s specialities and sights together with a local guide! On this private tasting tour we will taste local specialties - sweet and savory - at some unique locations (min. 8 tasters). Yummie! Cheese croquettes with local mustard on a picturesque square, delicious Belgian chocolates at the city’s best chocolate shops, great local beer in the oldest bar in town and the best candy that Ghent has to offer! On top of that we will degustate RoomeR, a local drink based on white wine & elderflower, and enjoy the famous Ganda ham! Along the way we'll explore the fascinating history of Ghent, its numerous city legends & lots of fun facts.
Private Highlights Tour, with a local guide!
An interactive introduction to the medieval city centre, with a little twist! The perfect tour for families, couples or individual travellers. What's the plan? Discover the fascinating history of Ghent, its numerous city legends & lots of fun facts during this private walking tour. Together with a local guide, you will pass all the highlights of medieval Ghent, such as the Castle of the Counts, and hidden gems that you could easily miss out on, if alone. During the tour, you will be spoiled with a delicious local speciality!
Private Chocolate Tour, with a local guide!
A chocoholics dream, coming true! We will visit the city’s best chocolate shops and taste a lot of delicious chocolates & sweets (min. 8 pieces). Along the way we'll discover the beautiful city centre of Ghent, its numerous city legends & lots of fun facts! Your tour guide will be a true local.
Unforgettable sea trip to the wind farms in the North Sea
We depart from the harbor of Blankenberge with the Water-Taxi for a journey of 27 km in the open sea to the Thornton Bank. We sail past the wind farms of Norther and C-Power, among others. These windmills provide green energy for many families in Flanders. From the water you have a unique view of these wind farms. During this 2.5-hour trip, our experienced crew will be happy to tell you more about the windmills, the North Sea and everything that is involved in sailing: shipping routes, buoys, currents, tides, ... You will undoubtedly listen with interest to their expert explanation. The interactive explanation about the wind farms at sea starts 30 minutes before the departure time. This takes place in our Water-Taxi office Wenduinse Steenweg 10, 8370 Blankenberge.
Ghent Highlights Private Historical Tour
Join our Private Historical Tour: The Highlights of Gent and discover the most emblematic monuments of our gorgeous city in the company of a knowledgeable and passionate guide. We take you on a journey through the legendary past of Ghent and give you lots of tips on where to go and what to do in the city today. History and funny stories, legends and interesting facts, highlights and hidden gems — this tour has got everything to make your experience of Ghent authentic and exciting!
Discover Ghent beer world with a chocolate pairing by a young local
Visit three locations like a hidden gem or a craft brewery Learn about Belgian's traditional brews Participate in our beer game. Discover the real taste of hops & malts. Explore historic sites on your way. Discover more of the local market thanks to an inspirational food pairing.
Guided Boat Trip in Ghent
Enjoy a 40 minute guided boat trip in the historical heart of Ghent with live explanations. Departure is from one of the most beautiful spots in the city, the Graslei which is the medieval port in the centre of Ghent. There are open and covered boats at your disposal.
Historical Walking Tour: Legends of Gent
Join our daily Free Historical Tour of Ghent and discover the highlights of our gorgeous city in the company of a knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide. We take you on a journey through the legendary past of Ghent and give you lots of tips on where to go and what to do in the city today. History and funny stories, legends and interesting facts, highlights and hidden gems — this tour has got everything to make your experience of Ghent authentic and exciting! If you cannot make it to the tour for whatever reason, please notify us, so we can open your slot to other visitors. Thank you and enjoy the tour! IMPORTANT NOTE: Our guides are volunteers who offer tours for tips. The charged fee only covers the cost of booking via this platform.
Discover Ghent while playing! Escape game - The Walter case
Want to spend a fun and nice time with family or friends? Going out and discovering a city while playing? Play an Urban Escape Game, walk around and let yourself be guided by the mobile application which will lead you to the different points of interest where you will have to solve puzzles and / or carry out missions! In a team of up to 6 people, you will only need your smartphone to embark on the adventure. Explore differently: play an urban Escape Game!
Ghent: Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and Private Walking Tour
Explore Ghent on your own pace while solving riddles. Use your imagination, observation, logic and team spirit in order to accomplish the tasks. Learn interesting information about the beautiful city of Ghent while walking around narrow streets and 10 of the most importanta attractions. Pause when ever you want and continue later. Discover hidden gems. Snap beautiful photos. Far from crowds and schedules. Start any time you wish! Everything in your smartphone! Enjoy an interactive activity in your language.
Bicycle tour in historic Ghent
Ghent viewed differently! Cycling through Ghent. It is the way to discover the lively city. A nice extra for your day in Ghent or to make a weekend away even more fun. Our bike tours take you to surprising places and parks in the city. You will experience a very nice mix of history, culture, flashy street art and impressive architecture.
Private Evening Tour: The Dark Side of Gent
Join our Private Evening Tour: The Dark Side of Gent of and discover the fascinating history, myths and legends of our city with an experienced and passionate local guide. We take you off the beaten track to show you some highlights and hidden gems of our gorgeous city. After 1.5h you will finish the tour in the medieval quarter of Ghent, very close to the city center, with a deeper understanding of our beloved city!
Discover historical + authentic Ghent & taste world-famous Belgian chocolate
Come with me for a walk through the city center of Ghent and discover some interesting places. We stroll through interesting buildings - young and old - such as St. Bavo's Cathedral where the world famous Lamb of God is kept, the belfry with its dragon, the old port that was built in the Middle Ages, and so much more ... We discover the enormous tradition of 'the Burgundian way of life' with a large number of Flemish specialties such as the enormous range of beers, chocolate and of course the Belgian waffles!
Ghent Walking City Tour
Forget about unprepared guides, huge groups, last minute cancellations ... Hire the professionalism of Niceday tours for a minimum price, FROM € 10 PERSON. Our guides explain the interiors of the churches, talk about art and history and discover the culture and secrets of the "Jewel of Flanders”. You will also get some incredible city tips about where to taste the typical Flemish food or have a Kwak beer in the "shoe bar" Dulle Griet.