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Guided tours

The Guides of Ghent offer a wide range of guided tours. Select your tour and book your guide.

Walk along the nicest locations in the historic heart of the city. The Ghent guide will cheer up the atmosphere with his humour and enthusiasm.

Enter the Saint-Nicolas church, watch a magical light spectacle projected on all walls and vaults and discover afterwards the traces of Van Eyck in Ghent with a guide.


For some it is art, for others it is rubbish. What is the policy of the city with regard to graffiti? Learn everything about ‘tags’ and ‘pieces’ and leave your own signature.

Our guide takes you on an adventure through the heart of the city. The ideal way to experience the city through children’s eyes.

You will discover the true story of one of the world’s most coveted works of art

Discover with our guide the treasures of the historic centre. You’ll be amazed by the fascinating history, art and culture.

Ghent Flower Show 2022: 'My paradise, my worldly garden'. From 29 April 2022 until 8 May 2022. 

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 Flower Show 2022: 'My paradise, my worldly garden' A special program for people with reduced mobility or wheelchair users. From 29 April 2022 until 8 May 2022.

Join us for a walk through the “Patershol” (“Cavern of the Fathers”) and Prince’s Court, two beautiful districts where the medieval soul of Ghent is still alive.

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.

Welcome in Belgium’s third largest sea port! The port of Ghent is the industrial heart of the town. On this tour you will learn all about the North Sea Port, the ‘access gate to Europe’.