Ghent Itinerary 5 Days

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5 Days in Ghent - Perfect Vacation Guide

With its undying aura of serenity, the effortless fusion of old and new-world charm, the picturesque locales, the riot of colorful neighborhoods and the energetic crowds - Ghent is one mesmerizing destination. Choosing the must visit places in Ghent when you are running short on time can be quite a tough task!

Are 5 days enough for Ghent tour?

Wondering about what to see in 5 days in Ghent ? It can be a confusing task to decide where to go in Ghent. But, 5 days are perfect to cover each corner of Ghent. You can visit popular places in Ghent, get walking tour and have local food during your vacation.

How much money for 5 days in Ghent?

The budget cost of 5 days in Ghent is USD 880. You can further save on your stays by opting for hostels and homestay. Also try to travel by public transportation whenever possible.

What to pack for Ghent 5 days vacation?

  • Carry extra battery of camera. If you are a shutterbug, carry extra memory card; those 5 days in Ghent are going to be full of moments that you would want to click!
  • Keep a journal to record your favorite moments and scribble notes!
  • Since you will be having a heavy luggage to fit your belongings for 5 days, carry a small backpack that you can use while you go sightseeing!

What to see in Ghent in 5 days?

Gravensteen Castle, St. Bavo's Cathedral, Graslei And Korenlei, Het Design Museum must be a part of your Ghent itinerary in 5 days! Also, you cannot afford to miss Belfort Van Gent, Patershol, Museum Dr Guislain. Since 5 days is a comfortable time to explore the best of Ghent, you can add Huis Van Alijn and Museum Of Fine Arts to your itinerary. If you are too tired running between different spots, you can take a day off from the sightseeing and relax in your room or at a nice cafe.

Ghent travel tips for first-timers

  • Book a food tour, nothing expresses the essence of Ghent like its food!
  • Take a weekend getaway, explore the nearby cities of Ghent.
  • List down the free days of the museums and try to visit them on those days to save on ticket fee.

Getting around Ghent in 5 days

You are going to be in the city for a considerable amount of time and hence it is recommended to get hang of the local transit system that will make getting around cheaper. Alternatively, you can hire a car or a bike and explore Ghent on your own, at your own pace.

Best places to eat, drink, and shop in Ghent

Eat, drink, shop repeat! You can enjoy an excellent retail therapy when in Ghent. On your 5-day trip, make sure you try out the best local delicacies as well as shop for some souvenirs to take back home.

Where to stay in Ghent for 5D4N vacation?

For a 5 day 4 nights vacation in Ghent, you can choose a vacation rental or a hotel that is conveniently located. You can score a good deal on BnB, since the stay is for a longer duration.

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