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City Running Tours Gent

Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 128 | Backstay Hostel Ghent, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 485 32 44 20
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The best way to see and learn about the city.

We had a beautiful and interesting morning run with Wim and learned in a short time a lot about... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
bartradema
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Almelo, The Netherlands
Perfect Way to See Ghent

Throughly enjoyed this original way to see and learn much about Ghent. Small and intimate tour... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Bonaire06
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City Running is a guided sightseeing tour. It is the new way to explore a city during your holidays, congress or business trip with your running shoes.A running guide is guiding you through the districts of Gent, allowing you to experience up close the cultural, historical and architectural highlights of the city.You will discover in a very short time lots of popular squares, famous buildings and trendy neighbourhoods. This is maybe the most perfect start of your holiday or if you're in a hurry, because a City Running Tour gives you also a great overview of the city for the rest of your stay.City Running in Gent takes normally place earlier in the morning or evening hours. This will give you the opportunity to an entirely new perspective on all the sights, streets and districts. We show, explain and recommend Gent and its highlights as well as we explore the secrets on our tour. Questions are always welcome and a stop for a picture is also always possible.
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

We had a beautiful and interesting morning run with Wim and learned in a short time a lot about Gent and her history. The interesting sights and the historical facts that were told during the run made the kilometers flyby. We can recommend the relaxed...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Throughly enjoyed this original way to see and learn much about Ghent. Small and intimate tour with Wim who is knowledgeable and passionate about both running and his home city. Ghent has a history worth learning about and Wim does it justice. Don't worry about...More

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wimvdputte, Eigenaar at City Running Tours Gent, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review. It's always a pleasure to show people around in my beautiful birth town. If you ar looking for other City Runs, please feel free to visit runningtours.net . Keep on running :-)

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

We met Wim last week for his running tour around the city centre. It was a fanstastic way to see parts of Ghent you'd normally miss, and to hear the history of this fascinating place. Wim is a friendly, knowledgable and interesting guy, and matches...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2017

Wim's tour is a fantastic, efficient way to get to know the city, especially if you're short on time as we were. We did our tour on a dark and cold night, but Wim ran with a light and was an expert at navigating the...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Wim is a really friendly, knowledgeable guide who loves running and is happy to share his experience and tips. A great way to see the city and learn a lot whilst getting some exercise. Explored parts of the city we would never have seen. A...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice way of waking up on a Sunday morning :-). Wim is really nice and welcoming, even with occasionally runners like us he adapted the pace and made us discover the nice city of Gent. We learned a lot, Wim knows very well about...More

Thank Giovanni C
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

I had the oportunity to make a tour with Wim. Even if it was so hot (34 degrees) I enjoyed the visit to the city. It was the first time I made this combination and was great.

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Reviewed 9 August 2016

I just got back from my running tour with Wim and it was GREAT! If you are a runner I guarantee you will enjoy this run as it's a great way to explore the city, see a lot in a short period of time and...More

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wimvdputte, Eigenaar at City Running Tours Gent, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Thank you for your kind words, Joo Ae. You're a great runner and maybe I should put the San Francisco Marathon on my wish list for the years to come. Always welcome to Ghent again and... Keep on Running !!!

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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I did the Sunday morning run with Wim which I really enjoyed. Wim was very helpful and fitted me in at short notice even though I was alone. The run was about 10k in 80 minutes with lots of stops to view the key places....More

Thank Richard G
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Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Great tour by our knowledgable and entertaining guide Wim. We were able to set up a personal tour outside normal hours and were even collected from the station having arrived that morning. Learnt a lot about the city and travelled across variable terrain which kept...More

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