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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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Enjoy a private and authentic cooking class in a local Belgian home with your host Suzy. This is a perfect experience for anyone looking to connect with local culture over food. Suzy is an incredibly warm, wonderful and delightful host with a lovely sense of humor. She is also a creative cook who makes her own sambal with peppers from the garden. Her home (which is the house she was raised in) is a beautiful and peaceful haven filled with beautiful Flemish art inherited from her family and surrounded by gorgeous rambling gardens. Suzy's favorite memories of growing up always involve the dinner table, where she remembers enjoying healthy, delicious food and delightful conversations with family. She is now excited to create new memories over food, hosting travelers and engaging conversation at her table. Suzy is particular about cooking with high quality ingredients - she gets her meat from a local butcher that personally sources from a local farm.
Forget about unprepared guides, huge groups, last minute cancellations ...
Hire the professionalism of Niceday tours for a minimum price, FROM € 10 PERSON. Our guides explain the interiors of the churches, talk about art and history and discover the culture and secrets of the "Jewel of Flanders”.
You will also get some incredible city tips about where to taste the typical Flemish food or have a Kwak beer in the "shoe bar" Dulle Griet.
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.
Commemorate the Canadian troops that fought in Belgium and northern France during WWI on this private full-day tour from Brussels. Cross the French border and learn about the fateful Battle of Vimy as you walk the battlefields of Vimy Ridge, see the Canadian and German trenches and peer into mine craters. After lunch, pay your respects with a visit to the Newfoundland Memorial Park, and the Courcelette Canadian Memorial. This private tour includes pickup frim Kortrijk Station, lunch, and drop-off at your Brussels hotel.
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.
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!
They say one of the best ways to explore a country is through its food, and Belgium is no exception. During this culinary experience, step into a Belgian kitchen and garden in Ghent, and enjoy an immersion in local cuisine and culture. With helpful tips from your host and instructor, prepare and enjoy three dishes such as stoverij (beef stewed in beer) or witloof (Belgian endives with cheese and ham).
Ghent is the hidden gem of Belgium; it is a real city with vivid life today. Its history is precious, and that is -obviously- reflected in the Architecture. From a stone castle in the 900s, we start a tour until we finish the right of Belgium Silicon Valley (the alternative name of Ghent). This tour is dedicated to enriching 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.
- Meet the brewer
- Learn more details about the brewing process in between the kettles
- Found out how hops & malts taste
- Discover projects of future breweries
- Explore the secret varieties of every local craft brewery
- Receive tailor-made food & drink recommendations for every age
Vanuit de haven van Blankenberge vertrekken we met de Water-Taxi voor een tocht van 27 km in volle zee tot aan de Thorntonbank. We varen er langs de windmolenparken van onder meer Norther en C-Power. Die windmolens leveren groene energie voor heel wat gezinnen in Vlaanderen. Vanop het water heeft u een unieke blik op deze windmolenparken.
Tijdens deze tocht van 2,5 uur vertelt onze ervaren bemanning u graag wat meer over de windmolens, de Noordzee en alles wat er bij het varen komt kijken: scheepvaartroutes, boeien, stromingen, getijden,... U luistert ongetwijfeld geboeid naar hun deskundige uitleg.
The SEA LIFE Blankenberge aquarium is located along the coast of Belgium, just north of Bruges. This pre-paid admission ticket offers flexible entrance and skip-the-line access so you can visit at a time that suits you, avoid the queues, and spend as long as you like inside. Visit the seal and sea lion rescue center, Turtle Island, and Penguin Beach, and spot marine life including sharks, rays, piranhas, and king crabs.
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.