Ride the brand new 'Gentse Fietsen Route'! Discover every corner of the beautiful Ghent by bike. With the insider tips of true Ghentians. Time to explore!

The Route

A nice outing for the family, as a couple, with friends or simply on your own. The Gentse Fietsen Route offers 37 km of cycling fun, with for each his own. Do you want to stick around on one of the spots a bit longer? Don't worry, the route has two shortcuts, which each cut off 9 km.

These Ghentians share their favorite spots

Quickly grab your bike, or rent one from us, and get to know the favorite hotspots of real Ghentians. 

The fam on wheels!

Elisabeth oftes goes exploring with her kids and our longtail bikes really come in handy. She is happy to tell you the best spots for kids.


Love is in the air

Axel and Klaske are in a romantic mood. They are happy to share their romantic spots along the route while riding our tandem bike. Ideal for a picnic, selfie or lovely sunset. 

  • Coffee in the Bijloke gardens
  • The weaping willow at Prinsenhof
  • Selfie with the 3 Ghentian towers
  • A spaghetti at bar the Robot
  • Relax at the Houtdok


Little pleasures

Pierke Pierlala. He knows every corner of our city, so his tips for connoisseurs should not be missed. With his e-bike he seems to fly through the city of Ghent! 

The fietsambassade and bike points

Pick up the route map in bike point CentrumGent-Sint-Pieters or Dampoort, also the starting points of the route. Or open a digital version of the map here.

Make your tour extra special with your perfect rental bike. A city bike or cargobike with or without electric support, a tandem for aduls or with kids, a long tail bike, kids bike or bicycle trailer: you can rent a wide range of models at the Fietsambassade or bike points.

Win a Ghent gift voucher

Do you want to enjoy Ghent even more? Take part in the contest and get a chance to win a 50 euro voucher. The Fietsambassade gives away four each month in July and August. 

  1. Take a beautiful or funny picture during your bike ride
  2. Post it on Facebook or Instagram
  3. Tag @defietsambassadegent, together with the hashtag #gentsefietsen

The jury picks four winners each month in July and August. 

Check out the competition rules for more information.