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Bus day trip to Ghent from Brussels

Make the most of your time in Belgium during this full-day excursion to Ghent from Brussels. Don’t worry about time-consuming public transit; instead, benefit from round-trip transfers, as well as the insight of a local guide who can share context you might not have discovered alone, before exploring independently at your own pace.

per adult from

$47

AUD

Duration

9 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Professional English-speaking guide
    • Round-trip with A/C
    • We keep your suitcases on the bus
    • Discounts (discounts at restaurants, chocolate shops, museums etc.)
    • City tips
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Museum entrance
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Bus Parking Dampoort, Kasteellaan 447, 9000 Gent, Belgium

    We arrive to Ghent, one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Europe. We walk to the centre, where the guided tour will begin.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Ghent Town Hall (Stadhuis), Botermarkt, Ghent 9000 Belgium

    We start our guided tour in front of the Town Hall. Here our guide will explain us the different architectural styles of the building.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Het Belfort van Gent, Sint-Baafsplein, Ghent 9000 Belgium

    Our guide will explain this emblematic tower and the history surrounding its dragon.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: St. Bavo's Cathedral (Sint-Baafskathedraal), Sint-Baafsplein Casco Historico de la Ciudad, Ghent 9000 Belgium

    You will discover the outside and the inside of Ghent’s Cathedral, where the most stolen painting in history is kept, the famous painting of the Van Eyck brothers “The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb”.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Saint Nicholas Church, Cataloniestraat 4 Korenmarkt, Ghent 9000 Belgium

    Do you know that Belgian churches host concerts and other events?

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Masons' Guild Hall, Sint-Niklaasstraat 2, Ghent 9000 Belgium

    In front of the original facade of the Masons guild house, our guide will explain what guild houses are and the peculiarity of this one.

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Korenmarkt, Ghent 9000 Belgium

    In front Saint Nicholas Church, we found the Korenmarkt. In this spot will be explained the peculiar history of the building where the post office used to be.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: St Michael's Bridge, Sint-Michielsplein, Ghent 9000 Belgium

    Upon this bridge you will be able to take incredible photos. Here will also be explained the story of the tower of Saint Michael's Church.

    Duration: 7 minutes

    Stop At: Graslei and Korenlei, Graslei en Korenleih, Ghent Belgium

    We are going to follow the Lys riverbank. We will get to know the buildings surrounding Lys river such as diferent Guild Houses or the current Marriot Hotel. You will also have the chance to take some photos.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Great Butcher's Hall, Groentenmarkt 7, 9000 Gent, Belgium

    The Great Butchers’, which dates back to the 15th century, was originally a covered market.

    Duration: 7 minutes

    Stop At: Kleine Vismarkt, 9000 Gent, Belgium

    In front the Great Butcher's Hall, we will make a little stop in a traditional market stall where the seller will tell us about Ghent’s more famous candy, the cuberdon.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: St. Veerleplein, Ghent 9000 Belgium

    The last point of our guided tour is Sint-Veerleplein Square. Here our guide will explain the story of the square and the different buildings around it. Also, will give some tips about where to eat or which are the best souvenir shops. The guide will also remember when and where you must be to take the bus back to Brussels.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Ghent, Ghent, East Flanders Province

    Free time, you will enjoy about 4 hours of free time (it depends on the traffic and the rhythm of the group).

    Duration: 4 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Brussel-Centraal, Carrefour de l'Europe, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Rue du Marquis 1100, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • You will receive the confirmation at time of booking
    • Our guides have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites & stories mentioned and lasts about 2.5 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group
    • No meals are included but your guide will be happy to point you in the direction of some great food spots :)
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 45 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Buendía Tours

Activity ID: V-6877P40

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