"Ghent is the home town of Charles I of Spain and V of Germany. It is one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe. In the sixteenth century it was the second largest city in Europe after Paris in terms of population, this is the reason why it has such a monumental historic centre. Dubbed as the "Jewel of Flanders”, it is for many people the most beautiful city in the whole of Belgium. Its major university makes it a city full of life and one of the best places in Europe’s nightlife. In this one-day tour you will enjoy a guided tour in Ghent in English. Ghent day trip from Brussels"
At 8:30 h we will pick you up at the centre of Brussels to head to the beautiful and powerful city of Ghent, the residence of the famous Van Eyck brothers.
Come and discover with Nice Day Tours the charm of Ghent and its inhabitants, popularly known as "the noose-bearers“ from the time of Charles V. It is a fabulous place full of history. During the guided tour you will visit: the Castle of Gerald the Devil, the Saint Bavo's Cathedral, where you can see the famous painting of the Van Eyck brothers “The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb”, the Belfort bell tower, the peculiar Gothic and Renaissance Town Hall, St. Nicholas’ Church, the Masons’ Guild House, the Graslei embankment, the majestic Castle of the Counts of Flanders, The Patershol neighbourhood, the Great Butchers’ Hall, the Old Fish Market, the Friday Market Square…
After the visit you will have 4 hours of free time to have lunch, to explore the city as you please, to visit the magnificent altarpiece “The Adoration of Mystic Lamb”, to taste the typical Flemish food or to take a Kwak beer at the “shoe pub" Dulle Griet.
8:30 - Central Station in Brussels
The price of the guided tour in Ghent is 37 € per person for adults, children under 8 years old 50% discount. Groups exclusively in English. For a minimal difference from the train fare you will have a guided tour in English in Ghent. We are back in Brussels at 18:00h. The train fare is 17.40 € plus the tram you need to take in Ghent, to go from the station to the city centre.
- English speaking guide
- City map and recommendations on the country
- Usually, we will go by train ( round trip ticket ) but in some cases we can offer the service by bus.
- Nice Day Tours discount card (discounts at restaurants, chocolate shops, museums ...)
GUIDED TOUR IN GHENT WITHOUT TRANSPORTATION
We also have the option of visiting Ghent excluding transportation at the price of 15 € per person. This is the best option for people staying in the city, for those who want to stay in Ghent for longer or even for those who prefer to travel on their own.
Available every Sunday of the year. We start at 09:45h from Kouter tram stop in Ghent.
If you arrive by train, take tram number 1 in front of the train station and get off at "Kouter"
IF YOU WANT TO VISIT GHENT, THIS IS THE BEST CHOICE. THIS VISIT IS THE MOST RECOMMENDED ONE BY USERS, IT HAS THE BEST OPINIONS IN INTERNET, AND IT IS THE MOST AFFORDABLE ONE. GHENT DAY TRIP FROM BRUSSELS.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
- We offer guided tours for groups of at least 4 people.
- There is no fee if a cancellation is made at least 24 hours before the booked day (local time Belgium).
- If cancellation is made 24 hours prior to the day of booking, 50% of the total cost will be charged.
- In case the client does not show up, the total cost of the visit will be charged.
HOW TO BOOK
You can make a reservation on our online booking section.
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