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All reviews cobbled streets day trip christmas market on foot beautiful town waffles within walking distance every corner bars and restaurants walk around train station boat ride gravensteen castle walking tour mystic lamb belgium architecture
Despite frequent rain showers, walking the centre and taking a boat trip proved so enjoyable we had to spend a lot of our holiday money on food in the outstanding restaurants, after viewing the unique and justly famous Altarpiece
Defiantly a hidden Gem and I'm absolutely gutted that we didn't stay in the beautiful city longer than a day and night. The buildings are so pretty and i was taken aback with the overall beauty of Ghent. The city is busy but not like...More
This is in the style of a German Christmas market. The only thing missing is the gingerbread .
We'll organised and well lagged out. Plenty for the kids to do.
Not sure what all the shots were about. Stuck to the gluwein myself - which...More
I had heard that Ghent was better than Bruges but couldn’t really believe it as Bruges is spectacular. Well, seeing was believing. It was quieter than Bruges, less expensive and stunning! Their most scenic areas had not been overrun with Christmas tat (unlike Bruges). It...More
I've been to this charming city many times, and I try to go there whenever we're nearby. It's a spectacular sight with structures all around that tell the story of this great city. All of the buildings are old, but they vary in age -...More
Just back from a weekend in Ghent and was really surprised at how lovely it was. Dozens of restaurants, loads to see and do and a nice easy drive just past Bruges. Tiny side streets, rivers, castles and historic buildings a plenty. Definitely going back.
The city centre is not too wide in radius and when we visited, we could do the cathedral, canals, shopping, Christmas market and local eats within a 4 hour span. The entire city centre is incredibly pretty and a total change in scenery from what...More
You can be forgiven for never having heard of this town in Belgium but this beautiful citadel must be one of Europe’s best kept secrets. Just a 90 minute drive from Calais, this picturesque historic town is a delight to visit. Best described as being...More