Do you love the thought of enjoying cultural history in the peace and quiet of nature? Come to Recolettenlei 32, between Onderbergen and the Veldstraat, at about 12 o’clock. You can board a relaxed cruise along the jewels of the River Lys.

Enjoy lunch and a refreshing drink or coffee on board. From the centre of Ghent, the cruise will take you via Afsnee, along the idyllic River Lys to Sint-Martens-Latem. You will return to Ghent via Baarle, docking again at about 5 p.m. Spend the afternoon in another world!

Practical info

The cruise boats run from May to September, on Tuesday and Saturday afternoons, leaving at 1 p.m. You can reserve an individual place or book for a group. It is an experience for people of all ages. The cruise is also a great idea for a day out with your colleagues or business partners. Or why not take a trip with a club or association? Or throw a party on the water? Check out the website now!

Evening cruise on the Lys

This cruise from Ghent to Sint-Martens-Latem along the river Lys includes an aperitif, barbecue, dessert, music and dance. Booking and deposit required.


  • 7 - 7.15 p.m.: Boarding onto the Benelux boat at Recollettenlei, Ghent
  • 7.30 p.m.: Lys river cruise incl. aperitif, barbecue, dessert and music + dancing
  • 11.30 p.m.: Arrival at Recollettenlei, Ghent
  • 12 a.m.: End