Discover Ghent


We wish you a warm welcome to Ghent, this beautiful art city proclaimed the third most authentic historic destination worldwide by National Geographic Traveller Magazine in 2008!

Ghent is a city which has so much to offer. The famous university guarantees a bustling night life, affordable bars, restaurants and trendy boutiques. You will also find the cultural diversity of other cities here thanks to the presence of different cultures and international restaurants. Belgium plays an important role in the field of modern art, music, theatre and Ghent also embraces this innovative culture. But the city conserves its traditional roots: from old buildings to cosy markets, museums and parks.

You will discover that Ghent is so much more than just a tourist destination. It is a lively city where traditional Flemish culture and Belgian modern life converge.

Ghent is a small, historic city which can easily be explored on foot. The two districts, the historic centre and the museum district seamlessly merge into each other.