Private tour

Ghent: Private Walking Tour

4.6 / 5

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Ghent: Private Walking Tour

From US$ 283.47 per group up to 30

Discover the history and the legends of Ghent on this private tour.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Russian
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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
  • Meals
  • Tickets to museums
  • Optional visit to the altarpiece “the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb” (4,00€)
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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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 20 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.)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 5 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
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