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World War I Battlefield Tours from Ghent - page 3

World War I Battlefield Tours from Ghent

Some of the fiercest fighting of World War I took place in the trenches of Flanders, Belgium. With other WWI sites such as Passchendaele and Tyne Cot Cemetery nearby, Ghent is an ideal base from which to explore the region. Here are some key WWI landmarks to visit from Ghent.

 

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  • Visit Gravenstafel, Passchendaele, and Ypres; stop at the Messines (New Zealand) Ridge Memorial; and see where soldiers served on the Western Front in Belgium during the Great War.

  • Take a battlefield tour of the Trench of Death at Diksmuide and gain insight into the horrors of trench warfare.

  • Stand in honor of the fallen soldiers of the Ypres Salient during the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres.

  • Pay your respects at the war graves of Passchendaele, Polygon Wood, or Tyne Cot.

  • Discover open craters and reinforced bunkers on the preserved battlefield of Hill 60.

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Touristic highlights of Ghent on a Half Day (4 Hours) Private Tour with a local

Touristic highlights of Ghent on a Half Day (4 Hours) Private Tour with a local

Ghent may not be the first city that comes to mind when you think about traveling to Europe, and that may be one of the top reasons to go. Ghent almost feels like discovering a secret, you will explore its stunning Gothic buildings that re mixed in with street art, waterfront cafes, and even a castle. Our fun and entertaining guide will make this a memorable experience for you. It is one of the best experiences to immerse yourself into the begian culture and to fall in love with Ghent even more.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.85
From
$92.85

Visit of Saint-Symphorien Military Cemetery

Visit of Saint-Symphorien Military Cemetery

A graduate historian, specialist in the history of the Great War, you discover this unique place where lie German and British soldiers side by side. This cemetery with its harmonious landscape architecture is particularly peculiar because it houses the graves of John Parr and George Ellison, the first and last British soldier killed during the First World War. George Price, a Canadian soldier who is considered the last fallen military casualty during the conflict, is also buried there. Discover other moving anecdotes during your visit to this singular place of memory: a peaceful place steeped in history.
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  • 1 hour
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$105.22
per group
From
$105.22
per group

Departure Private Transfer from Ghent City to Brussels Airport by Luxury Van

Departure Private Transfer from Ghent City to Brussels Airport by Luxury Van

Why spend your precious time waiting in long shuttle or taxi lines. Avoid the language barrier and currency exchange. Travel in style from   to your Hotel in  Ghent City Center to Brussels International Airport BRU by private vehicle and reach your final destination relaxed and refreshed.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$133.27
Price varies by group size
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$133.27
Price varies by group size

Mons: the Great War from beginning to end

Mons: the Great War from beginning to end

Origines offers you to discover the places of memory of the Mons region during exclusive private tours. The circuit "Mons: The Great War from beginning to end" makes you discover a dozen sites in the countryside of Mons and in the historic center of the city. You will be accompanied by a professional guide, graduate historian specializing in the history of the Great War. Enjoy your visit to discover also the local culture. One of your ancestors lived the war in Mons? We organize a totally personalized course.
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  • 3 hours
From
$263.04
per group
From
$263.04
per group

Transfer Ghent <-> Schipol Airport Amsterdam (1 to 8 Places)

Transfer Ghent <-> Schipol Airport Amsterdam (1 to 8 Places)

Airport shuttle We take care of your trips to and from the airports and, if necessary, help you to complete the formalities on site. We regularly travel to Brussels Zaventem and Charleroi airport, to Brussels city center, but also to all destinations in Belgium and Europe.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$193.10
Price varies by group size
From
$193.10
Price varies by group size

Small-Group Running Tour in Ghent

Small-Group Running Tour in Ghent

Our running tour in Ghent is unique because we offer a combination of sightseeing in and outside the city centre and sports whilst you are on holiday. Our groups are small to keep it safe and to give you the best possible experience. You need to run at least 4 km.
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  • 45 minutes to 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.86
Price varies by group size
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$45.86
Price varies by group size
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Ghent Chocolate Tasting Tour

Ghent Chocolate Tasting Tour

Our Ghent chocolate tour is unique because we offer a combination of sightseeing and chocolate in and near the city centre. Imagine anything chocolaty that you have ever dreamt off. You will for sure be on a high when you finish the tour! :) We support local, small businesses and during this tour get you in touch with the locals who are happy to share their story as well. This tour shall include all your senses. See the sights and the chocolate, feel and smell it before you eat and listen to your guide's stories. Our groups are small to keep it safe and to give you the best possible experience. IMPORTANT Please let us know about any allergies/intolerances you have before you book. We will let you know then if this tour is suitable. Bring comfy walking shoes and dress for the weather. Also bring a face mask. You need to walk at least 5 km. This tour will definitely leave you on a high. Make sure to bring some water that you can drink between tastings.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$57.93
Price varies by group size
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$57.93
Price varies by group size
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Romantic tour in Mons

Romantic tour in Mons

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. We'll see from afar at Waux Hall Park. You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. You will have a romantic walk after Terril of Héribus. This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$495.13
per group
From
$495.13
per group
Taking safety measures

Private Self-Guided Walking Tour in Mons

Private Self-Guided Walking Tour in Mons

Get to know the city in a unique and affordable way. We offer you a 2.5-hour self-guided tour that you can do via our free app and enjoy the city. Use GPS to find the nicest squares, streets, and monuments. And get the most interesting facts about the city. In the meantime, you play a game and answer questions about the locations, and do search-assignments. All on your smartphone. Log in on our free app and play along. Not a 'boring' guide, but you decide where you stop and pause. Instructions for starting the tour will be given after booking. You can do this tour anytime you choose.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.00
per group
From
$35.00
per group
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The Alchemist Self-Guided Urban Escape Game in Mons

The Alchemist Self-Guided Urban Escape Game in Mons

Want to spend a fun and nice time with family or friends? Going out and discovering a city while playing? Play an Urban Escape Game with us: walk around and let yourself be guided by the mobile application which will lead you to the different points of interest where you will have to solve puzzles and / or carry out missions! In a team of up to 6 people, you will only need your smartphone to embark on the adventure. Explore differently: play an urban Escape Game!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.33
per group
From
$60.33
per group
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Mons, walled city

Mons, walled city

This private course will make you discover different traces of the military past of the city of Mons. It includes visits to the Belfry and the Mons Memorial Museum. Your guide is a historian specializing in the military history of the region. Originally from Mons, he will introduce you to the local culture.
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  • 3 hours
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$263.04
per group
From
$263.04
per group

Ghent Walking Tour with Lunch

Ghent Walking Tour with Lunch

Our walking tour with lunch in Ghent is unique because we offer a combination of sightseeing in and outside the city centre and a nice lunch. Lunches can be traditional Belgian specialities, but also include some international dishes. We look at the food, but also the history of a place and the interior to make it all equally appealing. This tour shall include all your senses. See the sights and the food, feel and smell the food before you eat it and listen to your guide's stories. Our groups are small to keep it safe and to give you the best possible experience. You need to walk at least 5 km.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$78.45
Price varies by group size
From
$78.45
Price varies by group size
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Bike Ghent Private tours

Bike Ghent Private tours

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Go beyond the classic sightseeing and discover what Ghent is all about. Depart from the meeting point with a small group of no more than 10 people and your enthusiastic tour guide. A helmet is there for you to use during the tour and the drinking bottle provided is yours to keep. During the tour, your guide will surprise you with fun facts, street art and hidden spots the city has to offer. The course is off the beaten path and takes you from the city centre all the way to the dynamic suburbs. The semi-pro mountain bikes make this urban adventure very comfortable! To remember the tour, take a polaroid picture to take home with you, while the other pictures taken with a Go Pro are sent to your email.
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.46
Price varies by group size
From
$80.46
Price varies by group size

Private 8-hour excursion to Ghent and Antwerp from Brussels with Hotel Pick Up

Private 8-hour excursion to Ghent and Antwerp from Brussels with Hotel Pick Up

Bruges and Ghent are two charming, small towns in Belgium, each just a short train ride away from Brussels. In a perfect world, Bruges and Ghent each deserve their own day for exploring. However, if you are short on time, you can visit Bruges and Ghent in one day. Namur is the capital city of the Wallonia region of Belgium. At the confluence of the Meuse and Sambre rivers is the Citadel, a medieval fortress with 7km of underground passages, gardens, views and a golden statue of a giant turtle. In town, the Felicien Rops Museum focuses on the works of this 19th-century, Namur-born erotic artist. The baroque St. Loup Church has marble columns and a richly carved ceiling.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$983.62
Price varies by group size
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$983.62
Price varies by group size
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Evening Tour of the Dark Side of Gent

Evening Tour of the Dark Side of Gent

Join our evening tour of Ghent and discover the fascinating history, myths and legends of our city with an experienced and passionate local guide. We take you off the beaten track to show you some highlights and hidden gems of our gorgeous city. After 1.5h we will finish the tour in the medieval quarter of Gent, very close to the city center, with a deeper understanding of Gent and perhaps some new friends! IMPORTANT NOTE: Our guides are volunteers who offer tours for tips. The charged fee only covers the cost of booking via this platform.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$3.61
per group
From
$3.61
per group
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Running + Dancing = Rancing Ghent

Running + Dancing = Rancing Ghent

Rancing is a really fun way to explore a new place. You run (or walk) to get from A to B, but at a very gentle pace and you make different dance stops. The dance is freestyle, but your guide can show some moves if you like. Dance breaks also allow you to get some facts of Ghent and give you a chance to ask questions. We love to dress up and recommend guests to do the same as it contributes to the good vibes :) Everyone is welcome! ***IMPORTANT*** -Please check availability before you book. -Min. 2 people -Private tours possible. -Bookings shall be made min. 48 hours in advance. -For last minute bookings, please get in touch. -Tours are never the same. The landmarks pointed out are examples only and we will finish at a different location than the starting point.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.22
From
$36.22

Private New Zealand Battlefield Tour in Flanders from Brussels

Private New Zealand Battlefield Tour in Flanders from Brussels

Commemorate the New Zealand Corps that fought in Flanders during WWI on this private full-day tour from Brussels. Follow the path of the ANZAC troops as you walk the battlefields, peer into mine craters and visit key WWI sites like Gravenstafel, Passendale and Tyne Cot Cemetery. Visit the poignant Messines Ridge memorial; tour the Nine Elms Cemetery, where former All Blacks Captain David Gallaher is buried; and attend the moving Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres. Your tour includes lunch, all entrance fees, and hotel drop-off in Brussels.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$410.34
Price varies by group size
From
$410.34
Price varies by group size
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Private Airport Transfer: from Ghent to Brussels Airport (BRU)

Private Airport Transfer: from Ghent to Brussels Airport (BRU)

Book here your safe and reliable Private Airport Transfer from your hotel or location within the Ghent city area to Brussels Airport (BRU). Our service operates across 150+ countries and 1500+ airports with an excellent customer satisfaction rating of 9/10 based on 35k+ reviews. - Fixed price with no hidden costs after booking. - Modern cars only. - Certified professional drivers. - 24/7 Customer Support (English, German, Spanish, French, Dutch and Portuguese).
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$67.97
Price varies by group size
From
$67.97
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Urban Track Game to Discover Mons Rise of the Dead

Urban Track Game to Discover Mons Rise of the Dead

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Want to spend a fun and nice time with family or friends? Going out and discovering a city while playing? Play an Urban Escape Game: walk around and let yourself be guided by the mobile application which will lead you to the different points of interest where you will have to solve puzzles and / or carry out missions! In a team of up to 6 people, you will only need your smartphone to embark on the adventure. Explore differently: play an urban Escape Game!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$60.33
per group
From
$60.33
per group
Taking safety measures

Ghent Private Walking Tour

Ghent Private Walking Tour

Ghent is a postcard perfect stop on any tour of Europe. The good news is that Ghent is small enough to be discovered by foot but big enough to stay vibrant. The perfect mix between cosmopolitanism and the quiet atmosphere of a provincial town. In this 2 hours tour you will discover the history of one of the most beautiful towns in Belgium, admire the outstanding charm of its quays, churches and squares. Once a beacon of richness in Northern Europe, due to its textile trade industry with deepest roots into the Middle Ages. Not only will you learn the history of the city and its ups and downs, but also its legends, about cultural and architectural style and about today’s everyday life. You will learn about: History of Ghent Its importance in medieval times Famous art works of Ghent Myths and legends of the city History of the Gravensteen Castle Town’s medieval architecture History and architecture of the three towers of Ghent Religious and political background Cultural scene of the city
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$189.55
per group
From
$189.55
per group
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Airport, train station, business and VIP shuttles

Airport, train station, business and VIP shuttles

I cover a very large region comprising several countries: Belgium: Charleroi, Mons, La Louvière, Namur, Liège, Brussels, Antwerp or even Ostend; From Belgium to the airports and stations of: (Kilometric rates) France: Lille, Paris (Beauvais, Charles De Gaules and Orly), Germany, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt; Luxembourg: Findel; Netherlands: Amsterdam Schiphol, Rotterdam, Eindhoven, Maastricht. You can count on my shuttle service to the airport and train station. Whatever your request, I provide timely, secure and efficient support, with all my attention, my punctuality, my seriousness and my professionalism, my empathy, my commercial sense or my friendliness
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  • 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$144.83
per group
From
$144.83
per group

Vegan Food Tour in Ghent

Vegan Food Tour in Ghent

Our vegan food tour in Ghent is unique because it is the very first one of its kind in Ghent. Moreover, we offer a combination of sightseeing in and outside the city centre and include some good vegan food and drink tasters. We also support local, small plant-based businesses and get you in touch with the locals who are happy to share their story as well. This tour shall include all your senses. See the sights and the food, feel and smell the food before you eat it and listen to your guide's stories. Our groups are small to keep it safe and to give you the best possible experience. IMPORTANT Please let us know about any allergies/intolerances you have before you book. We will let you know then if this tour is suitable. Bring comfy walking shoes and dress for the weather. Also bring a face mask (and hand gel if possible). You need to be able to walk at least 5 km.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$96.55
Price varies by group size
From
$96.55
Price varies by group size
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Private 10-hour Tour to Ghent and Bruges from Brussels with Hotel Pick Up

Private 10-hour Tour to Ghent and Bruges from Brussels with Hotel Pick Up

Bruges and Ghent are two charming, small towns in Belgium, each just a short train ride away from Brussels. In a perfect world, Bruges and Ghent each deserve their own day for exploring. However, if you are short on time, you can visit Bruges and Ghent in one day. We visited Bruges and Ghent in one day from Brussels. It’s a long, busy day, but we loved it. For the best experience, you need to get an early start. Bruges, the more popular of these two towns, tends to get very crowded midday. To avoid spending your valuable time in line, get to Bruges in the morning. On this day trip, you can stroll fairytale streets, dine on waffles and chocolate, take in the view from two belfries, go on a canal cruise, and visit an ancient castle. Here is our exact itinerary through Bruges and Ghent. Enjoy!
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$835.77
Price varies by group size
From
$835.77
Price varies by group size
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Street Art Walking Tour at Gent

Street Art Walking Tour at Gent

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Since 2015 the artist is active in the realization of qualitative murals. Especially in Ghent we worked together with artists over the whole world who made a contribution to the city. Join this tour with our experienced tour guide and graffiti artist from the local scene of Ghent and learn the stories behind the artists and how their creations came alive.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$28.97
From
$28.97
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