Top 20 Experiences in ghent
Ghent Beer Guided Walking Tour
✓ Guided Beer Tasting Tour (3h) ✓ Discover the city, history and beers of Ghent ✓ Learn to taste beer with 5 exclusive regional beers ✓ Receive your own unique 15 cl BeerWalk tasting glass as a gift. In Ghent, beer brewing went hand in hand with religious life. Discover Ghent and its incredibly surprising history during a three-hour beer walk and beer tasting with guide through the city. Five beer tasting sessions and an official BeerWalk glass are included in the price.
Ghent Like a Local: Customized Private Tour
Get to know the city through the eyes of a passionate local. With no set itinerary, you can customize the tour or leave it up to the local for an insightful introduction to the city. Make travel about the people you meet not just the places you see.
Discover Ghent beer world with a chocolate pairing by a young local
Visit three locations like a hidden gem or a craft brewery Learn about Belgian's traditional brews Participate in our beer game. Discover the real taste of hops & malts. Explore historic sites on your way. Discover more of the local market thanks to an inspirational food pairing.
Guided boat trip in medieval Ghent
Experience an enthralling tour of 40 minutes along the waterways of the medieval centre of Ghent. Admire the three towers of Ghent, two castles, an ancient port and various guild halls. Highly recommended if you would like to explore and discover the city of Ghent. Guide on board! Boat trips start in the city centre of Ghent, from the jetty at the green hut, Korenlei A4, 9000 Gent.
Ghent Private Tasting Tour with Local Guide
Experience Ghent’s specialities and sights together with a local guide! On this private tasting tour we will taste local specialties - sweet and savory - at some unique locations (min. 8 tasters). Yummie! Cheese croquettes with local mustard on a picturesque square, delicious Belgian chocolates at the city’s best chocolate shops, great local beer in the oldest bar in town and the best candy that Ghent has to offer! On top of that we will degustate RoomeR, a local drink based on white wine & elderflower, and enjoy the famous Ganda ham! Along the way we'll explore the fascinating history of Ghent, its numerous city legends & lots of fun facts.
Walking food tour: Introduction to Ghent through food
Keen to discover Ghent in a unique way? Want to do something a little bit different? Curious about some history and the diverse tastes Ghent offers? Welcome on our 2 hour exploring tour in our favourite city to hear the tales and tickle your taste buds. Examples of our tasters are cheese, chocolate, charcuterie, beer, traditional Ghent sweets and bread to name a few. These are EXAMPLES ONLY as we change the tasters regularly so that they are never the same. We team you up with a local guide who will look after you and give the best Ghent has to offer. ***IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ BEFORE YOU BOOK*** -Our standard tour is in English. -Please inform us about any allergies/intolerances/special diet. -Bookings shall be made at least 48 hours in advance so our partners can be prepared for your visit. We cannot guarantee acceptance for last minute bookings. -Min. 2 people -Private bookings possible (1 person or groups >15) -Please get in touch if you want to bring children.
Ghent Highlights Private Historical Tour
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!
Guided Boat Trip in Ghent
Enjoy a 40 minute guided boat trip in the historical heart of Ghent with live explanations. Departure is from one of the most beautiful spots in the city, the Graslei which is the medieval port in the centre of Ghent. There are open and covered boats at your disposal.
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. You need to walk at least 5 km.
Historical Walking Tour: Legends of Gent
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! If you cannot make it to the tour for whatever reason, please notify us, so we can open your slot to other visitors. Thank you and enjoy the tour! IMPORTANT NOTE: Our guides are volunteers who offer tours for tips. The charged fee only covers the cost of booking via this platform.
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. This tour will definitely leave you on a high. Make sure to bring some water that you can drink between tastings. !!! Self-Guided tour between 18 May 22 and 5 June 22
Ghent Bike Tour Off-the-beaten-track
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.
Private Highlights Tour, with a local guide!
An interactive introduction to the medieval city centre, with a little twist! The perfect tour for families, couples or individual travellers. What's the plan? Discover the fascinating history of Ghent, its numerous city legends & lots of fun facts during this private walking tour. Together with a local guide, you will pass all the highlights of medieval Ghent, such as the Castle of the Counts, and hidden gems that you could easily miss out on, if alone. During the tour, you will be spoiled with a delicious local speciality!
Self-Guided Tour of Ghent with Interactive City Game
Get to know Ghent in a unique and affordable way. We offer you a self-guided tour, via our online App. You play a fun, family-friendly game. Answer questions about the locations and do search assignments. All on your smartphone. Log in on our free city game app and enjoy the city. Not a 'boring' guide, but you decide when to start, stop or pause. Use GPS to find the nicest squares, streets, and monuments. Get the most interesting facts about the city. Discover Ghent with our unique city game app. Instructions for starting the tour will be given after booking. You can do this tour anytime you choose. This city game is also a perfect activity for large groups.
Belgian Hidden Architectural Gem
Ghent is the hidden gem of Belgium, it is a true city with vivid life today. It’s history is rich and that is -obviously- reflected in the Architecture. From a stone castle in the 900s we start a tour til we finish right of Belgium Silicon Valley (the alternative name of Ghent). This tour is dedicated to enrich your knowledge of European architecture and history through the rise and fall of the Holy Roman Empire on the hands of Ghent’s most famous person: Emperor Charles V. He was born in the Counts of Flandre castle to rule Europe at that time.
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! If you cannot make it to the tour for whatever reason, please notify us, so we can open your slot to other visitors. Thank you and enjoy the tour! IMPORTANT NOTE: Our guides are volunteers who offer tours for tips. The charged fee only covers the cost of booking via this platform.
Private Chocolate Tour, with a local guide!
A chocoholics dream, coming true! We will visit the city’s best chocolate shops and taste a lot of delicious chocolates & sweets (min. 8 pieces). Along the way we'll discover the beautiful city centre of Ghent, its numerous city legends & lots of fun facts! Your tour guide will be a true local.
Private Evening Tour: The Dark Side of Gent
Join our Private Evening Tour: The Dark Side of Gent of 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 you will finish the tour in the medieval quarter of Ghent, very close to the city center, with a deeper understanding of our beloved city!
BeerWalk Ghent (English guide)
✓ Guided Beer Tasting Tour (3h) ✓ Discover the city, history and beers of Ghent ✓ Learn to taste beer with 5 exclusive regional beers In Ghent, beer brewing went hand in hand with religious life. Discover Ghent and its incredibly surprising history during a three-hour beer walk and beer tasting with guide through the city. Five beer tasting sessions and an official BeerWalk glass are included in the price.
Private "Off The Beaten Path Tour", with a local guide!
During this extra long tour you will discover the main attractions, but also many interesting streets and squares outside of the touristic city center, in the 'off the beaten path' areas where the average visitor doesn’t come. A true local guide will share plenty of interesting facts & exciting city legends with you along the way. At some unique locations you will taste several local specialities!