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EXCURSIONS & DAY TRIPS
SIGHTSEEING & TRADITIONS
CITY

Day trip in Ghent from Brussels

Free cancellation
Duration: 9 hours
Language: English, French, Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

Do this because

Enjoy a day trip from Brussels to Ghent by train with your guide

Discover a surprising city where the old meets new

Admire impressive architectures and paintings done by the greats Flemish painters

What to expect

Meet your local guide in front of the city hall at the grand-place of Brussels and embark on a journey to discover the surprising city of Ghent!

With the help of your guide, you will discover a multifaceted town where the old meets the new. Admire the city’s architectural buildings, numerous of which are part of the UNESCO world’s heritage list.

Learn all about the Van Eyck brothers and their masterpiece “The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb”. Marvel at the impressive medieval buildings such as the “Castle of the count” and enjoy all of its modernity thanks to its university quarter.

In this tour, you will be able to see various hidden jewels such as:

  • Saint Bavo’s Cathedral
  • An optional visit to the altarpiece of Saint Bavo’s Cathedral: “The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb” by the Van Eyck brothers
  • The market square, the Belfort tower, and the covered market
  • The City Hall
  • The churches of St. Nicholas, St. James, and St. Michel
  • The Graslei
  • Gravensteen (Castle of the count)
  • Patershol
  • The medieval butchery
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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Social distancing is enforced

Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected

Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors

All gear/equipment is sanitised between use

Visitors are required to bring and wear masks

Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks

What’s included

9-hours walking tour

Expert guide

Round-trip train ticket from Brussels to Ghent and Back

Free time included

What’s not included

Food and drink

All extras not explicitly mentioned to the partner (museum entry ticket, boat tour...)

Location

Grand-Place, Grote Markt, Bruxelles, Belgique

Meeting point:

Meet up with the guide on the Grand-Place of Brussels, in front of the city hall. The guide is easily noticeable thanks to his white umbrella with the Bravo Discovery logo.

When

  • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability

Provider

Bravo Discovery

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • There is a minimum of 6 people per booking
  • It is suggested to wear comfortable walking shoes and to bring a bottle of water with you