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Guided tour of Ghent

Discover with BUENDIA TOURS all the charm of Ghent and its people. Popularly known as the Stroppendragers or "those with the rope around their necks" since an event that took place in 1540 and whose main protagonist was Carlos I of Spain. A fabulous place steeped in history. During the visit we will see: the Cathedral of Saint Bavo where the famous painting by the Van Eyck brothers "The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb", the Belfort Bell Tower, the peculiar Town Hall with a Gothic and Renaissance part, the Church of Saint Nicholas, the House The Bricklayers Guild, the Herb and Grain Pier, the Meat Market, the lively Friday Square, the Patershol Quarter, the Fish Market and the majestic castle of the Counts of Flanders.

per adult from

$15

AUD

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

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  • What's included :
    • Professional guide in Spanish
    • Discounts (discounts in restaurants, chocolate shops, museums, etc.)
    • City tips / Travel tips
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drink
    • Tickets to museums
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    We begin our guided tour in front of the Town Hall. Here our guide will explain 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 iconic tower and the history surrounding your 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 exterior and interior of the Cathedral of Ghent, where the most stolen painting in history is kept, the famous painting by 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 organize 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 the guild houses are and their peculiarity.

    Duration: 4 minutes

    Stop At: Korenmarkt, Ghent 9000 Belgium

    In front of the church of Saint Nicholas, we find the Korenmarkt. In this place the peculiar history of the building where the post office used to be will be explained.

    Duration: 5 minutes

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

    On this bridge you can take some incredible photos. The history of the tower of the Church of San Miguel will also be explained here.

    Duration: 7 minutes

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

    We will follow the banks of the Lys river. We will get to know the buildings that surround the canal, such as the "grain house" or the current Marriott Hotel. You will also have the opportunity to take some photos.

    Duration: 10 minutes

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

    The next stop is the meat house, which dates back to the 15th century and was originally a covered market.

    Duration: 7 minutes

    Stop At: Kleine Vismarkt, 9000 Gent, Belgium

    In front of the Meat House, we will make a small stop at a traditional street stall. Here the seller will tell us about the most famous sweet in Ghent, the cuberdon.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: St. Veerleplein, Ghent 9000 Belgium

    The last point of our guided tour is the Sint-Veerleplein square. Here our guide will explain the history of the square and the different buildings around it. Also, it will give you some tips on where to eat or which are the best souvenir shops.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Belfort van Gent, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Castle Of Gerald the Devil, Geraard de Duivelstraat 1, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • You will receive confirmation at the time of booking.
    • Our guides have in mind the best for clients; While the tour generally includes the sites and stories mentioned and takes about 2.5 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group.
    • Meals are not included, but your guide will be happy to point you to some great places to eat.
    • 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 25 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

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Age Req.

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Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Buendía Tours

Activity ID: V-6877P10

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