Private tour

Ghent: Private Historical Highlights Walking Tour

Ghent: Private Historical Highlights Walking Tour

Activity provider: Legends Tours & Activities

From US$ 170.44 per group up to 3

Stroll through Ghent with a local guide on this private walking tour. Explore the medieval heart, discover its legendary history and capture photos of the Belfry, City Hall, Gravensteen Castle & more.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Dutch
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Listen to funny stories, legends, and facts as you walk through the city
  • Travel through the medieval heart and legendary past of Ghent
  • Visit all the historic highlights and hidden gems of Ghent on a single tour
  • Customize your tour and make special requests based on your preferences
  • Receive a booklet with discounts and gifts for restaurants, museums, and shops
Full description

Travel back in time to the golden days of medieval Ghent on this private walking tour that shows you the historical highlights of the city. Listen to stories of love, glory, and fortune, as well as tales of intrigue, war, and conflict.

After meeting your guide at Saint Michael's Bridge, you’ll walk through the medieval heart of the city on a route that includes all the must-visit spots.

You'll visit Saint Michael's Bridge, Saint Nicholas Church, Grass Quay & Corn Quay, Saint Bavo’s Cathedral, the Belfry, the City Hall, the Guild Houses, Gravensteen Castle, Friday Market, Duivelsteen and many more.

As you explore highlights and hidden gems, you’ll get the perfect mix of history, funny stories, legends, and facts — everything you need to make your experience of Ghent authentic and exciting.

By the end of the tour, you'll know more than a local and you'll have a better idea of where to go and what to do during your time in Ghent. As an added perk, we'll offer you a booklet with discounts and gifts at local restaurants, museums and shops.

  • Local private guide
  • Private and customizable walking tour
  • Booklet with coupons and discounts
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips

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Meeting point

The tour starts in front of Hostel Uppelink, Sint-Michielsplein 21, 9000 Gent. Your guide will wait for you with a red umbrella.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
Customer reviews

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Had a great tour from Elien! Nice stories full of humor and history. I'm glad we booked the private tour.

August 26, 2022

Product ID: 415520