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Private Highlights Tour, with a local guide!

Private Highlights Tour, with a local guide!

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Exploring Old Ghent independently may mean skimming over some of its history and sights. Gain more than a cursory overview of the city on this private walking tour, which can be tailored around you. Let a local guide lead you to St. Bavo’s Cathedral and other must-sees so you don’t get lost; uncover their significance, and sample a culinary speciality—all bonuses you could easily miss out on if alone.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$85.64
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$85.64
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Guided Boat Trip in Ghent

Guided Boat Trip in Ghent

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Cruise the romantic waterways of medieval Ghent on a 40-minute tour and take in the sights along the River Leie waterfront. Glide past the medieval port of Graslei, the old Groot Vleeshuis Butcher’s Hall and the imposing Castle of Counts, and admire the pretty colorful houses along the riverside.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$10.14
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$10.14

Guided boat trip in medieval Ghent

Guided boat trip in medieval Ghent

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See Ghent from a new perspective on a 40-minute boat tour down the Leie, offered in 5 languages to suit your preference. In addition to navigating, your guide provides historical anecdotes about a range of medieval landmarks passed along the way, from St. Bavo’s Cathedral to 13th-century monasteries. Don’t forget your camera: Panoramic views of the riverbanks are frame-worthy.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$10.14
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$10.14
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Skip the Line: Belfort of Ghent Entrance Ticket

Skip the Line: Belfort of Ghent Entrance Ticket

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Plan your time in Ghent ahead of time by purchasing your entrance ticket to the popular Ghent Belfry. Avoid sold-out days to this UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the must-see attractions in the Belgian city. Arrive with ticket in hand and save time you would otherwise spend in line to purchase tickets; travel directly to the top of the 14th-century tower for panoramic views and photo ops.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$9.79
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$9.79

Discover Ghent beer world with a chocolate pairing by a young local

Discover Ghent beer world with a chocolate pairing by a young local

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Pleasure your palate with the effervescent delight of Belgian beer on a beer tasting tour of Ghent. With a connoisseur guide, stroll around the city and visit ambient bars renowned for their fine selection of beers. Educate your taste buds to recognize the subtle flavors in each distinctive beer variety and learn about the history of Belgian brewing from your knowledgeable guide. Enjoy accompanying samples of cheese and other Belgian delicacies on this enticing tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$47.59
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$47.59
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Bike Ghent tour

Bike Ghent tour

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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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$55.06
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$55.06

Historical Walking Tour: Legends of Gent

Historical Walking Tour: Legends of Gent

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Join our daily Free Historical Tour of Ghent and discover the highlights of our gorgeous city in the company of a knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide. We take you on a journey through the legendary past of Ghent and give you lots of tips on where to go and what to do in the city today. History and funny stories, legends and interesting facts, highlights and hidden gems — this tour has got everything to make your experience of Ghent authentic and exciting! 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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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$3.57
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$3.57
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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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$79.52
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$79.52
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BeerWalk Ghent (English guide)
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BeerWalk Ghent (English guide)

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Spend a few hours sipping brews and learning about Ghent's beer history on this half-day walking tour. With a beer-loving guide in the lead, you'll follow a curated itinerary focused on the history of brewing and beer in Ghent, which was intertwined with the city's religious life. Five tastings sessions are included at different locations.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$53.68
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$53.68
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Private "Off The Beaten Path Tour", with a local guide!

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Discover the highlights of Ghent—as well as the city’s lesser-known attractions—on this private walking tour. Pick between multiple convenient start times and meet your guide in the city center. You’ll discover top Ghent attractions, from castles to riverside guildhalls, and will learn all about its history along the way. You’ll also stop for sweet treats, and will explore areas only locals know.
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  • 3 hours
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$107.05
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$107.05
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Discover historical + authentic Ghent & taste world-famous Belgian chocolate

Discover historical + authentic Ghent & taste world-famous Belgian chocolate

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Come with me for a walk through the city center of Ghent and discover some interesting places. We stroll through interesting buildings - young and old - such as St. Bavo's Cathedral where the world famous Lamb of God is kept, the belfry with its dragon, the old port that was built in the Middle Ages, and so much more ... We discover the enormous tradition of 'the Burgundian way of life' with a large number of Flemish specialties such as the enormous range of beers, chocolate and of course the Belgian waffles!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$29.82
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$29.82
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Ghent Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

Ghent Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

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Ghent is known for its striking medieval landmarks and picturesque canals, but many travelers only get to see the highlights. On this Lokafy walking tour, connect with a Ghent local who will show you around their city like a friend and take you to the neighborhoods, museums, shops, and restaurants that they know and love. Chat with your guide before you arrive and devise an itinerary that suits your preferences and style of travel.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$41.75
Price varies by group size
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$41.75
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Australian Battlefields Private Tour in Flanders from Brussels

Australian Battlefields Private Tour in Flanders from Brussels

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Pay your respects to the Australian soldiers that fought and died in Flanders during WWI on this full-day battlefield tour from Brussels. Follow the path of the ANZAC troops as you walk the battlefields, peer into mine craters and see the gravesites at Fromelles, Ploegsteert and Messines. Visit the Australian Memorial Park, the Memorial to the 1st Australian Tunneling Cie and Tyne Cot Cemetery, then attend the moving Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres. This small-group tour includes lunch, entrance fees and round-trip transport from Brussels.
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  • 9 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$423.44
Price varies by group size
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$423.44
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Private tour : Treasures of flanders Ghent and Bruges From Zeebrugge Full day

Private tour : Treasures of flanders Ghent and Bruges From Zeebrugge Full day

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Visit Ghent and Bruges with a professional driver and a tour guide. Our tour is customizable. Here you can find a general programme of your visit: Starting of the tour from your location to Bruges, the famous "Venise of the north " Unesco world heritage. Discover the canals and beautiful gothic buildings with the explanations of your guide who will bring you to the most interesting places of the City center as the Basilica of the Holly blood of Jesus, the Belfrey tower, the Minnewater lake, our Lady Church, Sint Janshospital with it's beautiful Memling museum and/or the Groeninge museum. Enjoy and optional boat trip. Free time for lunch. After lunch, continuation to Ghent and it's marvelous Altarpiece in the Cathedral. Enjoy the canals and guild houses of the City center with an optional boat trip. Don't miss the Castle of Counts of Flanders! After the visit, the guide and the driver will drop you off at cuiseship or elsewhere in ZeeBrugge or Brugge or Brussels.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$559.42
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$559.42
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Private Vimy and Belgium Canadian Battlefield Tour from Brussels

Private Vimy and Belgium Canadian Battlefield Tour from Brussels

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Follow the path of Canada’s WWI troops on this private full-day battlefield tour from Brussels. Cross the French border and head to Vimy to walk the battlefields, trenches, and Grange subways, where the Canadian Divisions came under attack in April 1917. After lunch, return to Belgium soil to pay your respects at the Tyne Cot Cemetery; visit Essex Farm, where John McRae wrote ‘In Flanders Fields’; and attend the moving Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres. This private tour includes hotel pick-up, lunch and round-trip transport from Brussels.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$441.34
Price varies by group size
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$441.34
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Private Highlights of Gent Historical Tour

Private Highlights of Gent Historical Tour

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Join our Private Historical Tour: The Highlights of Gent and discover the most emblematic monuments of our gorgeous city in the company of a knowledgeable and passionate guide. We take you on a journey through the legendary past of Ghent and give you lots of tips on where to go and what to do in the city today. History and funny stories, legends and interesting facts, highlights and hidden gems — this tour has got everything to make your experience of Ghent authentic and exciting!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$86.48
Price varies by group size
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$86.48
Price varies by group size
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Ghent Walking Tour

Ghent Walking Tour

Our walking tour in Ghent is unique because we offer a combination of traditional sightseeing of the old historic centre as well as some off the beaten track places. These vary and depend on the interest of the group. Examples are street art, beguinages, funky design and so on. If you are curious and wanna know more about the "real" Ghent, you have come to the right place. Our groups are small to keep it safe and to give you the best possible experience. IMPORTANT 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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  • 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$41.75
Price varies by group size
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$41.75
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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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$972.13
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$972.13
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Magic Christmas tour in Ghent

Magic Christmas tour in Ghent

The exclusive tour only in the Christmas period! This special times brings magic in Ghent. Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most beautifully decorated places in Ghent. You will feel spellbound with the charming atmosphere, which you can feel only this time of the year! What is the story of the Christmas tree? Who was the first to decorate it in the world? What magical things can happen during the Christmas period? Have you heard about Christmas spells? You will hear miraculous Christmas legends about Ghent. You will visit the Christmas market. What makes it so popular? What local products must taste at Christmas? Fill your heart with the joy and experience magic of Ghent.
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  • 2 hours
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$732.81
per group
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$732.81
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Touristic highlights of Mons on a Half Day (4 Hours) Private Tour with a local

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

Mons is a place which is always on the map of history buffs, the astonishing city has a number of pleasant surprises in store for the normal traveler. From curious folkloric happenings to a museum that put Belgium on the map, Mons literally meaning mountains, although really just a hill, is a jovial kind of town, happy to share its past and future. 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
  • Taking safety measures
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$122.35
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$122.35
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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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$45.33
Price varies by group size
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$45.33
Price varies by group size
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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
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$187.34
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$187.34
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Ghent Walking Tour with Lunch

Ghent Walking Tour with Lunch

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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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$77.53
Price varies by group size
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$77.53
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Romantic tour in Ghent

Romantic tour in Ghent

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. What’s the story of Saint Bavo? What’s so interesting about Saint Nicholas' Church that stands in Ghent? 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. Het Galgenhuisje' is a tiny old building in the city centre- the bar. You will be shocked what was happening there before. This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$488.14
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$488.14
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What people are saying about Cultural Tours in Ghent

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Private Highlights Tour, with a local guide!
"Vera is a magnificent, energetic and fabulously knowledgeable guide for her home city, which she clearly loves! I strongly recommend any tour of Ghent via Charlie Tours with Vera. You simply won’t want it to end."..."
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Guided Boat Trip in Ghent
"Great Boat tour, the guide was hilarious and super competente. Strongly recommend. The price affordable and not expensive."..."
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Guided boat trip in medieval Ghent
"The boat tour of a Ghent was such a treat! Very informative and we got to see the whole city from the water!"..."
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Skip the Line: Belfort of Ghent Entrance Ticket
"Interesting Exhibition, great views from above. A few steps up, then you can take the lift. But you have to walk downstairs."..."
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Discover Ghent beer world with a chocolate pairing by a young local
"We enjoyed the tour much! It was a lot of fun! We were 14 girls (bachelor group) and had a nice time. Gladly again."..."
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Bike Ghent tour
"We enjoyed the bike tour with Christophe a lot! It is so nice to cycle through this beautiful city with somebody who knows the best spots and stories. Christophe is funny and enthusiastic. We all had big smiles on our faces. Definitely recommend the tour."..."
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Historical Walking Tour: Legends of Gent
"Our guide, Sébastien, was wonderful! Very educated, patient for questions, and gave us a fantastic experience. We learned so much in 2 hours! Highly recommend it!"..."
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BeerWalk Ghent (English guide)
"This was one of the best tours I have ever had on viator. Ariël Meeusen was so engaging and welcoming. His knowledge of Ghent and beer blew my friend and I away. We tried many beers that we never had heard of and learned so much. Each beer was more delicious than the last. We wish we could have talked to and hung out with him more. We will definitely book another tour with him next time we are in Belgium!"..."
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Private "Off The Beaten Path Tour", with a local guide!
"Our guide Nick was fantastic! He is a native of Ghent and a terrific host. We learned a tremendous amount of history in a fun way. We have a couple of stops for coffee and chocolate. We took the tour with our twins 5 month old boys and Nick was very helpful. I highly recommend Nick at Charlie Tours."..."
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Ghent Like a Local: Customized Private Tour
"Philippe has an outstanding knowledge of Ghent. His detailed historical knowledge enhanced our walking tour. In the end, we spent more than 4 hours with Philippe. Thanks for a great tour."..."
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Australian Battlefields Private Tour in Flanders from Brussels
"This is a great experience to get a feel for what the troops encountered while fighting in this region. Our tour guide Claude was excellent and made the day very special for us. Even though it is a long day it is well paced. The Last Post Ceremony in Ypres was a great way to finish our very informative and emotive day. Would highly recommend this tour."..."
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Private tour : Treasures of flanders Ghent and Bruges From Zeebrugge Full day
"We spent the day with our guide Lucia. She was wonderful. She had a plan in mind but easily changed gears when we asked to change our itinerary. Our driver was kind and the van was new and clean. Ghent is a beautiful city. The day we visited was not terribly crowded. They were preparing for the National Day celebrations and had stages erected for concerts on the squares. We would love to return to see the city without the stages. Bruges (Brugge) was also beautiful, but very crowded and more touristy than Ghent. So many chocolate shops. Be sure to buy the best, there is a big difference. We took a boat ride which was a great way to see the city with limited time. Our expectations were met. We learned so much about the country and it's history. We saw enough of both cities to know that we would love to return some day."..."
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Private Vimy and Belgium Canadian Battlefield Tour from Brussels
"Tour was amazing and Claude's vast knowledge of WWI made this a trip to remember"..."
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Ghent Walking Tour with Lunch
"Fun tour with knowledgeable guide. Learned lots about Gent. Worth the money. And just the right amount of info and walking"..."

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