Day trip in Ghent from Brussels
Excursions & day trips

Day trip in Ghent from Brussels

Free cancellation
Language: English , French , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 9 hours
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...)
    Reduced price
    • Senior (age 65+)
    • Youth (age 12-25)
    • Children (age 0-11): free admission
      Please remember to reserve your free ticket at checkout
    Where

    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.
    What to remember
    • 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
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Bravo Discovery
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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