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

Certificate of Excellence 2013-2019

Over 10 years of experience

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 outstanding beauty of the canals, monuments and squares. Every house hides its own story and there are myths and legends behind every facade.

Ghent has a preserved medieval centre, and several of the Gothic buildings are listed as a World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. An unmissable visit when traveling to Belgium!

 

This activity is available every day at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 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).

 

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 a preserved medieval centre, and several of the Gothic buildings are listed as a World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.
  • Every house hides its own story and there are myths and legends behind every facade.
  • You’ll hear not only about the turbulent history of the city, but also learn about its urban legends.
  • During the tour you’ll discover the essential sights 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.
  • Quick and easy booking (free cancellation*).

 

Program:

  • You’ll hear not only about the turbulent history of the city, but also learn about its urban legends, and how the young student population is bringing life to the city.
  • During the tour you’ll discover the essential sights of Ghent, such as Saint Nicholas’ Church, the Graslei and Korenlei piers and Gravensteen Castle.
  • You will also find out where the locals like to go for a drink and have a good meal.

 

Practical information:

Price:

  • Free tour:
    • Free (pay what you want). Maximum 7 persons per booking. Groups of more than 7 people have a cost of 10€ per person.
  • Private tour:
    • 200€ (from 1 to 25 people maximum, for larger groups, please contact us).

When:

  • Every day.

Starting time:

  • Free tour:
    • 10:00 a.m.
    • 1:00 p.m.
  • Private tour:
    • The choice is yours.

Meeting point:

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

Duration:

  • 2 hours.

Language:

  • English.

Included:

  • Guided tour with an English-speaking guide.

Not included:

  • Free tour:
    • Tip.

 

Frequently asked questions:

Size of the group:

To ensure the best service possible, our tours are limited to 25 participants per group. For larger groups, please contact us.

 

Free booking:

We advise you to reserve your place as soon as possible to ensure availability.

You can book up to 2 hours before the beginning of the tour (depending on the availability).

 

How to spot our guides?

That’s easy! Our guides hold a Badge Bravo Discovery “Walking tour”.

 

We are a group:

We suggest, in this case, our private guide service or our “Ghent private tour”. Send us a message to receive a personalized offer.

 

Do you have more questions?

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

Additional information

Type of activity:

Free tour

When:

Every day

Time:

10 am, 1 pm

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.

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.

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Free cancellation, without conditions, up to 48 hours in advance.

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