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Ghent: Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt & Walking Tour

1. Ghent: Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt & Walking Tour

Uncover the highlights in Ghent with an interactive smartphone app. Stroll through the city solving location-based riddles on this walking tour. Marvel at the Gothic-style Saint Michael's Church and the medieval Gravensteen castle.  Uncover 10 of the most important attractions in the city as you walk. Stop and find clues at each attraction to reveal your next destination. Enjoy the challenge of using logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to finish the game. Start or pause the tour whenever you want as you control the schedule. Explore the city at your own pace, and stop to snap pictures as you please. Reveal an exciting puzzle at the exterior of each attraction and learn local facts along the way. Start your tour from Sint-Michielskerk, in the center of Ghent. Visit Sint-Michielsburg with its unique architecture and explore Sint Niklaaskerkt with its magnificent architecture. Take a picture of the Belfry of Ghent that is straight out of a fairy tale. Let yourself get lost in Sint-Baaf's Cathedral with its unique interior and imposing exterior. Learn about the ornate Gothic facade of Ghent City Hall and see the Korenmarkt at the heart of the city. Admire Place de Neuve with its imposing statue and be enchanted by the Sint-Jacobskerk. Pass by Vrijdagmarkt with its lifelike statue and great history. Gaze at the medieval castle of Gravensteen and learn about knights, princesses, and stories from the past.

Ghent: Private Historical Highlights Walking Tour

2. Ghent: Private Historical Highlights Walking Tour

Travel back in time to the golden days of medieval Ghent on this private walking tour that shows you the historical highlights of the city. Listen to stories of love, glory, and fortune, as well as tales of intrigue, war, and conflict. After meeting your guide at Saint Michael's Bridge, you’ll walk through the medieval heart of the city on a route that includes all the must-visit spots. You'll visit Saint Michael's Bridge, Saint Nicholas Church, Grass Quay & Corn Quay, Saint Bavo’s Cathedral, the Belfry, the City Hall, the Guild Houses, Gravensteen Castle, Friday Market, Duivelsteen and many more. As you explore highlights and hidden gems, you’ll get the perfect mix of history, funny stories, legends, and facts — everything you need to make your experience of Ghent authentic and exciting. By the end of the tour, you'll know more than a local and you'll have a better idea of where to go and what to do during your time in Ghent. As an added perk, we'll offer you a booklet with discounts and gifts at local restaurants, museums and shops.

Ghent: The Dark Side of Ghent Private Walking Tour

3. Ghent: The Dark Side of Ghent Private Walking Tour

Explore the lesser-known side of Ghent with your professional private guide on this 1.5-hour walking tour. Learn about the city's history, discover interesting facts and get to know the dark side of Ghent via old legends and tales of mystery. Finish the tour in the medieval quarter, very close to the city center, with a deeper understanding of Ghent. Enjoy a perfect mix of history and dark stories, myths, old legends, interesting facts, and hidden gems — everything to make your time in Ghent mysterious and exciting. As it is a private tour, it can be customized based on your preferences and indications. Stops included on the tour: + Saint Michael’s Bridge, + St. Bavo's Cathedral, + Graslei, + Appelbrugparkje, + Gravensteen, + Prinsenhof, + Rabot, + Bridge of Imperial Delights, + Augustine Monastery, + Patershol, and many more!

Ghent city tour: audio guide in your smartphone

4. Ghent city tour: audio guide in your smartphone

Explore Ghent at your own pace! The TouribngBee app offers a self-guided audio tour. The map guides your route, and engaging audio commentary acts as your personal guide. You'll experience the best: - Gravensten Castle - Belfort - The oldest house in Ghent - The biggest brothel in Ghent - Ancient markets - Old churches - Most picturesque streets and quais The tour includes 31 points and is designed for two hours of walking at a moderate pace. You’re free to pause the audio guide at any point to relax in a café or buy souvenirs. You can turn down any pretty alley and return to the route, skip something that isn’t interesting or listen to the recording again. The walk through the historic center of Ghent starts and ends in the Sint-Michielsbrug. Once finished, you can continue exploring the city or take a river cruise (not included in the tour).

Picturesque Ghent – Romantic Tour for Couples

5. Picturesque Ghent – Romantic Tour for Couples

Together with your loved one, far from any disturbances enjoy a peaceful two-hour-long walking tour that aims to bring pearls of Ghent close to you. Start the journey from historic Saint Bavo's Cathedral and witness the major landmarks of this beautiful city. Bond with unique atmosphere as you conquer a UNESCO World Heritage Site from where outstanding panoramic views emerge, making it a perfect place for taking exquisite photos with your loved one. Refuel energy at trademark St- Michael's Bridge situated in a relaxing ambiance where nature ensures soothing scenery and landscapes. Finalize your lovely journey by exploring the awe-inspiring medieval castle from the 11th century where you get to become more familiar with the centuries-old heritage of the charming Ghent.

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What people are saying about St Michael's Bridge

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4.1
(80 reviews)

This audio guide was so fun and informative. My trip to ghent was made wonderful thanks to the beautiful storytelling by the guide. I could follow everything on my own pace and enjoy all the places at my convenience. It's the best 5 euro I ever spent in my life.

Very nice puzzle/treasure hunt that allowed you to get to know the city well. The tour was varied, easy to do at your own pace and the questions/puzzles were fun. Not too difficult either. Very nice to explore the city this way.

Great, although the riddles were easy, it was really interesting the story bits it had.

With the right app and tips you can go a long way in Ghent. It was doable and fun.

Good all round fun to learn about Gent, enjoyed the riddles.