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Ghent: The Mystic Lamb & the Napping Rabbits

Ghent

2 Days, incl.:

  • Entry to Belfort
  • Lunch at the Pakhuis
  • Visit to the Gothic St. Bavo's Cathedral
  • Entry to STAM
  • Little Boat Ride

All cities in Belgium are very distinctive, Ghent is certainly no exception. Historically, Ghent was one of the richest cities in Europe, and now you still see how locals of Ghent embrace a luxurious and comfortable lifestyle.

 

 


 

Day 1: Arrival in Ghent 

Check-in at Marriott Hotel **** Ghent or similar (not included)

Check-in at the hotel, leave your luggage behind and go meet the beautiful city.

 

Belfort

The Belfry of Ghent is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A medieval tower that was in construction in 1313. With possessing an impressive height of 91m, it claims the title of being the tallest Belfry of Belgium. 

Lunch at the Pakhuis

The restaurant takes pride in its fresh ingredients harvested from its own farm. Slow down and enjoy every bite of your meal.

 

 

 


 

Day 2: Departure day

Check-out Hotel

Enjoy a wonderful breakfast before you check out of the hotel.

Home of the Mystic Lamb

Visit the Gothic St. Bavo's Cathedral for a collection of artworks. The Mystic Lamb is one of the most famous artworks of Belgium, and it is kept and preserved under the care of the Cathedral. It has a huge history, which you can find out during your visit.

STAM

It's time to learn about the history of Ghent. There is no better place than the Ghent city museum to learn about it. The museum, which opened her doors in 2010, exposes the city history of one of the richest cities in the Middle Ages, Ghent.

Little Boat Ride

A classic boat ride to explore the inland waterways and to see the old city center from a different angle.  

Before your departure

Ghent city is a fan of street art. It actively seeks for talented artists to turn some places into a canvas. Visit the Werregarenstraat for famous street artist ROA's graffiti: the napping rabbits, and many more.

 

 

 


 

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