Free tour of Ghent

Discover Ghent, one of the most beautiful historic cities of Europe.

Enjoy a free guided tour given by one of our local guides.

Sustainable tourism

Over 10 years of experience

Certificate of Excellence 2013-2019

Recommended by the Brussels Tourist Office

Free tour of Ghent

Description:

Free walking tour of Ghent

Sign up for this free tour of Ghent and be mesmerized by the beauty of the canals, monuments and squares. Every house hides a story and behind every façade is a myth or legend.

Ghent has preserved its medieval centre, some of the Gothic buildings are now listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. An unmissable visit if you are in Belgium!

 

This activity is available every day at 10:30 a.m. and 13:30 p.m. in “free tour” system (free payment) and every day with a private guide (you choose the day, the time of departure and the meeting point at your best convenience).

 

 

Additional information

Type of activity:

Free tour

When:

Every day

Time:

1:30 pm, 10:30 am

Duration:

2 hours

Language:

English

Meeting point:

The hostel Uppelink (Saint-Michielsplain, 21).

Responsible tourism:

This activity respects the codes of responsible and sustainable tourism.

Highlights:

  • Discover Ghent, one of the most beautiful historic cities of Europe.
  • Enjoy a free guided tour given by one of our local guides.
  • Let you charmed by the exceptional beauty of the canals, monuments and squares of Ghent.
  • Ghent has preserved its medieval centre, some of the Gothic buildings are now listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites.
  • Each house has its own story and behind each façade hides a myth or legend.
  • You will learn not only the history of the city but also some of its urban legends.
  • During the visit, you will discover the must-sees of Ghent.

 

Our guarantees:

  • Responsible tourism: This activity respects the codes of responsible and sustainable tourism.
  • We work in partnership with the Brussels Tourism Office.
  • More than 10 years of experience.
  • Certificate of Excellence since 2013.
  • Professional guides (English-speaking).
  • Free tour: free price (pay what you want).
  • Private tour: you can also book this activity privately for you or your group.
  • A private guided tour that offers a more exclusive experience to you, family, friends or corporate groups.
  • Simple and fast booking (free cancellation*).

 

Program:

  • You will learn not only the history of the city but also some of its urban legends and how young students bring the city to life.
  • During the visit, you will discover the must-sees of Ghent such as: St. Nicholas Church, the Graslei and Korenlei, the Gravensteen Castle and many more.
  • Our guide will show you the locals’ favourite places to have a drink or a good meal.

Practical information:

Price:

  • Free visit:
    • Price of the guided tour: free price (maximum 7 people per booking. Groups of more than 7 people have a cost of 10€ per person).
    • Bravo Discovery puts at your disposal its best guides. At the end of the visit, it is you who judge the quality of our service and the guide. You pay what you think is right.
  • Private Tour:
    • Private guide: 250€ (from 1 to 25 people maximum, for larger groups, please contact us).

When:

  • Every day.

Starting time:

  • Free tour:
    • 10:30 a.m.
    • 13:30 p.m.
  • Private tour:
    • The choice is yours.

Duration:

  • 2 hours.

Meeting point:

  • Free tour:
  • Private tour:
    • The choice is yours (at your hotel or at any other place in the city centre of Ghent).

Language:

  • English.

Included:

  • Guided tour with an English-speaking guide.

Not included:

  • Free visit:
    • The payment of the guide at the end of the visit (free amount depending on your satisfaction).

Terms of service:

Participation:

  • To ensure your participation, we recommend booking your tour as soon as possible.
  • Free tour:
    • Free price (pay what you want).
    • The number of participants is limited (groups of more than 7 people have a cost of 10 € per person).
    • Participation in the free tour of Brussels is completely voluntary.
    • Without prior booking, our guides reserve the right to refuse participation in the tour depending on the availability.
    • We kindly ask you to be at the meeting point 10 minutes prior to the scheduled starting time.
  • Private tour:
    • Guided tour with a private guide (groups of maximum 25 people).

 

Booking:

  • Free reservation.
  • You can book up to 2 hours before the beginning of the tour (please note that the number of participants is limited to 25 per group).

 

Cancellation:

  • Up to 24 hours prior to the tour: 100% refund.
  • Less than 24 hours prior to the tour: no refund.

Frequently asked questions:

Group size:

In order to guarantee a quality service, our visits are limited to 20 people.

 

When to book the free visit of Ghent?

We advise you to book as soon as possible to ensure the availability of places for the desired visit.

You can book up to two hours before the start of the tour or arrive at the meeting point without reservation with our guides.

 

How to recognize our guides?

You will recognize our guides by their Bravo Discovery “Walking Tour” badge.

 

What if we want to do the group visit?

In this case, we advise you to book this activity with a private guide or book our “Private Tour of Ghent”. In order to obtain a personalized offer, send us a message with information about your group (number of people, date and time of the visit…).

 

Do you have questions about the free tour of Ghent?

If you have any questions or would like more information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

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