Visit Ghent on a guided tour, the home town of Charles I of Spain and V of Germany. It is one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe. Dubbed as the "Jewel of Flanders”, it is for many people the most beautiful city in the whole of Belgium.
What to Expect
At 9:45 am you'll be picked up in the Kouter Square, next to the Misic Kiosk. From there, you start the visit of Ghent to the beautiful and powerful city of Ghent, the residence of the famous Van Eyck brothers.
Come and discover 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 neighborhood, the Great Butchers’ Hall, the Old Fish Market, and the Friday Market Square.
At the end of the visit, the guide will answer all your questions. The guide will recommend you places to have lunch outside of the touristic area, he/she will give you advice about the famous Belgian beer, about places to see outside the route, and museums.
- Spanish speaking guide
- City map and recommendations about the country
- Discount card