The Guides of Ghent offer a wide range of guided tours. Select your tour and book your guide.
What did Ghent look like in the 15th century during the reign of Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy? Who was alderman Joos Vijd and why did he commission such an expensive altarpiece from the brothers Van Eyck? Where did he get the money from?
Ghent, February 24, 1500. A proud town celebrates the birth of her most famous resident: the Emperor Charles V, one of the most powerful monarchs ever in European history. Forty years later love has come to an end. Find out about the love-hate relationship between the Ghent people and their emperor.
The Castle of the Counts was once the pride of the Counts of Flanders. Do come in and plunge into the past!
The Castle of Counts in Ghent was once the pride of the Count of Flanders. Take a leap into the past ... both in the castle itself and in its surroundings.
How did a medieval count show his powerr? By means of a fortress of course! The Ghent Counts’ Castle was once the pride of the Counts of Flanders. Our guide will bring the past to life for the little ones!
Opening in March 2017 De Krook has been shortlisted ever so often as one of the most beautiful libraries in the world. The library at the Ghent South is a real gem of design….and so much more!
Filliers is a lot more than just the classic grain genever. The range includes also gin, whisky and vodka. Because they all belong to the same family. Get an insider’s look in the largest grain distillery in Flanders.
Welcome to North Sea Port, the 60-kilometre-long cross-border port area that stretches from Ghent tot Vlissingen on the North Sea coast in the Netherlands. On this tour you will learn all about the North Sea Port, the ‘access gate to Europe’.
The world’s oldest profession is very well known in Ghent. Our guide will take you to the famous and less known red-light quarters in this town.
Food and sexual pleasure have always been a happy match, also in Ghent: love goes through the stomach! Our guide will take gourmet travellers on a titillating walk in town.
Just outside the centre, behind Saint-Peter Station, you wil find a number of impressive country houses from the interbellum. Discover the Millionaires’ Quarter, once the location of the famous World Exhibition of 1913.
Also crazy about Ghent? In the STAM museum the story of the origin and the evolution of the city is brought to life in the unique setting of the Bijloke abbey.