Are you looking for what to do in Ghent?
- Belfort en Lakenhalle (Belfry and cloth hall): A beautiful old belfry and there are guided tours running at Easter and all through May to September, take in fantastic views of the city in the gallery and then check out the old cloth trading hall. Entry fee is 5 Euro.
- Sint-Baafskathedraal (St. Bavo's Cathedral): It may not look much from the outside but inside you'll find priceless sculpture and paintings from Belgian history. Entry: Free but 4 Euro for the crypt and chapel inside.
- Het Gravensteen (Castle of the counts): Count Philip of Alsace built this after he returned from the crusades. This 12thcentury castle is built to intimidate attackers and you can see relics of the chamber in a museum there too. Entry Fee: 8 Euro including video tour.
- Sint-Nklasskerk (St Nicholas's Church): A survivor of the unique Flemish architectural style known as Schelde Gothic and is very impressive, it's also one of the three towers of Ghent. Entry is Free.
- STAM- Ghent City Museum: Build Ghent out of Lego or just take in the history of the town. Fully accessible to wheelchair users. There are often exhibitions reflecting on modern urban society. Entry is Free.
- Rederij Dewaele Canal Cruise: See the city from the comfort of a canal boat, the tour lasts around 40 minutes and is a nice way to take in the highlights. Entry Fee is 5 Euro.
Below we have a list of things to do in Ghent and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.
This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Ghent getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.
Make the most of your trip to Ghent with confidence.