Shopping in Ghent is wonderful. Ghent has the largest pedestrian shopping area in Belgium and a highly varied range of shops and markets, all within a stone’s throw of each other. In Ghent, you will find the big, famous clothing stores alongside authentic boutiques. Shops are also open on the first Sunday in the month in Ghent. They are closed on all other Sundays and public holidays.

Shopping in Ghent: trendy/traditional

Ghent is bound to make shopaholics’ hearts beat that little bit faster. Shop to your heart’s content in these colourful Ghent shopping areas.

Langemunt and Veldstraat have been Ghent’s most important shopping streets since days of old, with large and small chain stores. Onderbergen is quieter: it is a pleasant, stylish shopping street running parallel to Veldstraat. Saunter along Baudelostraat, Oudburg and Serpentstraat just off the Vrijdagmarkt to discover a treasure trove of small boutiques.

Just follow your nose, your eyes and your ears, because there is something to discover around every corner in Ghent, and the best souvenirs are the ones you find in some hidden part of the city, aren’t they?