Is Ghent really the most beautiful city in the world? Nic Balthazar has no doubts. And the area around Ghent is equally beautiful. From endless cycling routes along stunning castles to the cobblestone roads of the Flemish Ardennes: the region surrounding Ghent has lots to offer as well.

There’s a good reason why East Flanders is the favourite place of many great cyclists and simple cycling aficionados. From a relaxed ride along quiet roads through green landscapes to conquering tough cobblestone sections: there’s something to everyone’s taste.  

In this episode: trendy street art - Oudenaarde, the epicentre of the Tour of Flanderscycling in and around Ghentevents in the city