Hof van Rijhove
In the neighbourhood
No need to leave Ghent to feel like a God in the south of France.
Yet more flora and fauna on the other side of the Citadelpark.
This may surprise many locals, but the city boasts a beautiful nature reserve: Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen is a 230-hectare flood area that provides a vital migratory winter habitat for hundreds of species of birds.