Cold sweat at the thought of all those festive meals and family visits over the holidays? Head to Ghent, for a relaxing city break. Strolling around, shopping, ice skating, soaking up culture and trying delicious meals: it sounds as good as it is.

So this is Christmas

Traditionally, Ghent offers you the best of the holiday season: enchanting lighting, a roller rink in a historical setting and fun stalls at the Christmas market. In Ghent’s shopping streets, you'll find all of your Christmas presents as well as that well-deserved treat for yourself in no time. And by the way, Ghent is the place to be for delicious meals and inspiring culture: two essential ingredients for a warm winter break, if you ask us.