Whether a night in Ghent is worth your while? Let’s put it this way: it should be mandatory, considering everything our city has to offer! Ghent, that’s history, culture and lifestyle mixed together in a cocktail that appeals to everyone. Allow one of our most enthusiastic local residents to give you inspiration for your trip.

Film director Nic Balthazar loves his city, and we fully agree with him. In seven videos entitled “Ghent Holidayland”, he gives you a tour of the city. From famous monuments like the Castle of the Counts over the Ghent Altarpiece to the best local shops: Nic lets you in on all his secrets when it comes to Ghent. So book your weekend trip now and allow Nic Balthazar to be your virtual guide.

Watch all episodes here

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Plan your trip to Ghent

Book a night at one of the hotels below now and (re)discover Ghent! If you are one of the first 500 people who make a booking, you will receive a ticket for Lights on Van Eyck, a magical multimedia performance in St Nicholas’ church.

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* Some recordings of Gent Holidayland date back to before specific COVID19 security measures were introduced in certain areas of our city. Thank you for always checking on www.visitgent.be/corona how you can comply with all the measures so that we always keep it as safe as possible for everyone in Ghent.