Stretch your sea legs: the view of Ghent from the water is absolutely charming. Take a boat ride during your city break or weekend trip. There are various boat tours organised on the rivers and canals in Ghent. Travel back in time. Immerse yourself in the city of Emperor Charles V and discover hidden secrets.

Ship ahoy!

These boat companies offer enjoyable trips on Ghent’s gentle waters. Traditional boat trips are held daily. To find out about themed tours, contact one of the boat companies in advance. The captain on board provides a guided tour in several languages.

The Ghent water tram: hop-on, hop-off

During the weekend, Ghent also has a water tram that navigates in a circuit around the city. Jump aboard at one of the water stops. It’s free with the CityCard!