Guided Tour Ghent and Canal Boat Ride

Gent, Belgium

From USD 20.22

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 2 hours
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


If you want to discover the highlights of Ghent in a couple of hours—without having to read a guidebook—then this is the tour for you. Hear local stories about the city and its highlights—including its different architectural styles, local legends, famous paintings, and delicious foodie specialties. Along the way, tick off Ghent Town Hall, St. Bavo’s Cathedral, and The Great Butcher’s Hall.
  • Explore the highlights of Ghent on a guided walking tour
  • Great for those short on time—tick off lots of Ghent sights
  • The guide enhances the tour with stories about local history and culture
  • Get top tips on Ghent’s photogenic sights, such as St Michael's Bridge

What's Included

  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • City tips
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Museum entrance

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Sint-Baafsplein 2
    Sint-Baafsplein 2, 9000 Gent, Belgium

    Meet outside the Belfort Tower. Your guide will be holding a large black umbrella.

Start time

10:00 am

End point

  • Korenlei 4a
    Korenlei 4a, 9000 Gent, Belgium

    The tour will end at the pier to enjoy a boat trip along the canals of Ghent.

What To Expect

Ghent Town Hall (Stadhuis)

5 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Het Belfort van Gent

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

St. Bavo's Cathedral (Sint-Baafskathedraal)

25 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Saint Nicholas Church

3 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Masons' Guild Hall

2 minutesAdmission Ticket Free


5 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Saint Michael's Bridge

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Graslei and Korenlei

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free


7 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Kleine Vismarkt

5 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • You will receive the confirmation at time of booking
  • Our guides have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites & stories mentioned and lasts about 2.5 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group.
  • No meals are included but your guide will be happy to point you some great food spots :)
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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