Ghent Day Trip from Brussels

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9 hours
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What You'll Do
  • Visit Ghent on a day tour from Brussels
  • See the City Hall, the market square and many other sights
  • Enjoy an optional visit to Ghent’s altarpiece “The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb” by the Van Eyck bothers
Enjoy a day trip from Brussels to Ghent, hometown of Charles V and considered as “one of the most beautiful historic cities of Europe".
What to Expect
After your transfer from Brussels, start your visit in Saint Bavo Cathedral, a spectacular Gothic church decorated with majestic Baroque ornamentation. Step into the marble choir and private chapels, admire Peter Paul Rubens’ painting “Saint Bavo Enters the Convent at Ghent” and the Rococo pulpit, and go into the Romanesque crypt, where you can also admire its frescoes.

You have the chance to opt for a visit to the altarpiece "the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb" by the Van Eyck bothers, which is one of the most important works of art of the Middle Ages. See also the City Hall, an extraordinary building combining Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture. You then see the market square, the Belfort tower, and the covered market. Continue to the churches of St. Nicholas, St. James, and St. Michel, three parish churches that stand as a reminding of Ghent’s medieval past. 

Next you visit Graslei, the old port of the city and one of the most scenic places in Ghent, where you can admire the river Leie and the old guildhalls. Then head to Gravensteen, a medieval castle that was the former residence of the Counts of Flanders. Followed by this, admire Patershol, a picturesque area with buildings of charming brick facades where restaurants and cafes offering you the best of the Flemish cuisine.

Then see the medieval butchery, an imposing Gothic building of 1408 that is one of Europe oldest meat markets. You then enjoy some leisure time for museums, eating or shopping. You return to Brussels at 6:30 pm.
What's Included
  • Guided tour
  • Local guide
  • Transportation from/to Brussels
What's Not Included
  • The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb” by the Van Eyck bothers (4 EUR)
Meeting Point

Grand-Place Brussels Your guide will hold a white umbrella.

What to Remember
Please wear comfortable shoes. There will be a lot of walking on uneven surfaces.

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