Full day private tour to Ghent
During this tour you discover how medieval architecture and a vibrant student life go hand in hand.
Pick-up: at the cruise terminal of Zeebrugge or Antwerp or at a hotel in or around Brussels: within 100 km or 60 miles radius.
Driving from the Zeebrugge cruise terminal to Ghent is about 60 minutes; from the Antwerp cruise terminal to Brussels is about 50 minutes.
During the car ride we see the Millionaires' Quarter, the Saint-Peter train station and surrounding avenues with Art Nouveau and Art Deco facades, the Saint-Peter square and - church, the Vooruit, the building of the socialist corporations.
Restaurant recommendations can be given for your lunch break : you can go for "haute cuisine" or for simple but delicious mussels with fries.
The walking tour starts at the Kouter. We discover historical Ghent with the Castle of Gerald the Devil, St-Bavo cathedral with Jan Van Eyck's Adoration of the Mystic Lam, the Belfry, the Town Hall, the Friday market, the Patershol, the Old Fish Market at the St Veerlesquare, the old harbour with St-Michael's church and a view on the famous Three Towers: the towers of St -Nicholas church, the Belfry and St-Bavo cathedral.
After the tour I will take you back to the cruise terminal of Zeebrugge or Antwerp or to your hotel in or around Brussels: within 100 km or 60 miles radius.
Tour duration: 10 hours
This itinerary is a proposal which can be customized and which is open to questions, suggestions, remarks and changes. Also on the day you will find me flexible, both with regards to timing and contents.
My Volkswagen Caravelle has space for 7 passengers and their luggage. I have the required licenses and am insured to transport passengers.