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Guided boat trip in medieval Ghent

Guided boat trip in medieval Ghent

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123
  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$10.14
From
$10.14
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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* A traveler said: "The boat tour of a Ghent was such a treat! Very informative and we got to see the whole city from the water!"


Bike Ghent tour

Bike Ghent tour

star-5
190
  • 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$55.05
From
$55.05
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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* A traveler said: "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."


Walking food tour: Introduction to Ghent through food

Walking food tour: Introduction to Ghent through food

star-4.5
8
  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$81.31
Price varies by group size
From
$81.31
Price varies by group size
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.
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* A traveler said: "Sophie is the best! She prepared a Customized Nice route and hotspots by taking our allergies in account. She had interesting stories about the restaurants and historic buildings. We really enjoyed the foodtour and recommend everybody to try. Next trip is to Mechelen 😊"


Private Tasting Tour, with a local guide!

Private Tasting Tour, with a local guide!

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9
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
From
$119.26
Price varies by group size
From
$119.26
Price varies by group size
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 (7 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.
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Skip the Line: Belfort of Ghent Entrance Ticket

Skip the Line: Belfort of Ghent Entrance Ticket

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41
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
$9.79
From
$9.79
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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* A traveler said: "Interesting Exhibition, great views from above. A few steps up, then you can take the lift. But you have to walk downstairs."


Private Chocolate Tour, with a local guide!

Private Chocolate Tour, with a local guide!

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14
  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$91.74
Price varies by group size
From
$91.74
Price varies by group size
Unwrap Ghent’s chocolate offerings more easily than you could alone on this private walking tour. Discover the city’s chocolate hotspots—and historical sights on route— without smartphones and maps: letting a guide lead you past medieval landmarks and through cobbled lanes to deluxe chocolatiers and hidden confectionery shops. Sample luscious treats, meet the makers, and gain insight into Ghent’s chocolate-making craft that you’d likely never get if exploring alone.
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* A traveler said: "Very good og knowledgable guide Nick. As owner of Foodtour.eu I have meet many guides and Nick is for sure one if the best. Very recommendable tour in all aspects."


Private Highlights Tour, with a local guide!

Private Highlights Tour, with a local guide!

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34
  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$85.63
Price varies by group size
From
$85.63
Price varies by group size
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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* A traveler said: "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."


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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35
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$47.58
From
$47.58
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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* A traveler said: "We enjoyed the tour much! It was a lot of fun! We were 14 girls (bachelor group) and had a nice time. Gladly again."


The Alchemist Self-Guided Urban Escape Game in Ghent

The Alchemist Self-Guided Urban Escape Game in Ghent

  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$47.69
per group
From
$47.69
per group
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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Guided Boat Trip in Ghent

Guided Boat Trip in Ghent

star-4.5
83
  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$10.14
From
$10.14
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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* A traveler said: "Great Boat tour, the guide was hilarious and super competente. Strongly recommend. The price affordable and not expensive."


Discover Ghent with this Fun & Interactive City Game

Discover Ghent with this Fun & Interactive City Game

  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$34.58
per group
From
$34.58
per group
Get to know the city in a unique and affordable way. Use GPS to find the best squares, streets and monuments. And get the most interesting facts about the city. Meanwhile, you play a game and answer questions about the locations and perform searches. All on your smartphone. Log in to our app for free and play the game. No 'boring' guide, but you decide where to stop and pause. Instructions for starting the game will be given after booking.
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Discover Mons with this Fun & Interactive City Game

Discover Mons with this Fun & Interactive City Game

  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$34.58
per group
From
$34.58
per group
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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Ghent Walking Tour with Lunch

Ghent Walking Tour with Lunch

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1
  • 1 hour 15 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$77.52
Price varies by group size
From
$77.52
Price varies by group size
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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* A traveler said: "Fun tour with knowledgeable guide. Learned lots about Gent. Worth the money. And just the right amount of info and walking"


Evening Tour of the Dark Side of Gent

Evening Tour of the Dark Side of Gent

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27
  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$3.57
per group
From
$3.57
per group
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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* A traveler said: "very fun tour. the tour guide was great the info was also great and we learned a lot about gent would definitely recommend"


Urban Track Game to Discover Mons Rise of the Dead

Urban Track Game to Discover Mons Rise of the Dead

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4
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$47.69
per group
From
$47.69
per group
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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Historical Walking Tour: Legends of Gent

Historical Walking Tour: Legends of Gent

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67
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$3.57
per group
From
$3.57
per group
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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* A traveler said: "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!"


Ghent Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

Ghent Like a Local: Customized Private Tour

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4
  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$41.74
Price varies by group size
From
$41.74
Price varies by group size
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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* A traveler said: "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."


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

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

star-5
2
  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$559.32
Price varies by group size
From
$559.32
Price varies by group size
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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* A traveler said: "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."


Australian Battlefields Private Tour in Flanders from Brussels

Australian Battlefields Private Tour in Flanders from Brussels

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2
  • 9 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$423.37
Price varies by group size
From
$423.37
Price varies by group size
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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* A traveler said: "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 "Off The Beaten Path Tour", with a local guide!

star-5
7
  • 3 hours
From
$107.03
Price varies by group size
From
$107.03
Price varies by group size
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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* A traveler said: "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."


Private New Zealand Battlefield Tour in Flanders from Ghent

Private New Zealand Battlefield Tour in Flanders from Ghent

  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$405.48
Price varies by group size
From
$405.48
Price varies by group size
See where the ANZAC Corps, made up of the Australian and New Zealand army corps, served in Flanders during World War I. This private day trip takes you to the memorial on Messines Ridge and the Pool of Peace (Spanbroekmolen) formed by one of 19 mine explosions. Visit several cemeteries from the Great War, including Tyne Cot. You’ll also see Passendale, Gravenstafel and the sights of Ypres. Your personal guide meets you at the Kortrijk railway station and drops you off at your hotel in Ghent. Lunch included.
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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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1
  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$441.25
Price varies by group size
From
$441.25
Price varies by group size
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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* A traveler said: "Tour was amazing and Claude's vast knowledge of WWI made this a trip to remember"


BeerWalk Ghent (English guide)
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BeerWalk Ghent (English guide)

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9
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$53.67
From
$53.67
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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* A traveler said: "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!"


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

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

star-5
5
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$29.81
From
$29.81
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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