Tips for walking or cycling in Ghent
Ghent boasts lots of green spots with plenty of space! Here you can get some much-needed fresh air if you're allowed to leave your home. Going for a stroll or a bike ride in the city centre is a perfect way of taking in some fresh air.
Hospitality industry in Ghent
Ghent's restaurants and cafés are also allowed to open their doors again. Be sure to visit them during your visit to the city. We’ve already listed a few tips.
Large events are not possible at the moment, but below you will find a selection of leisure and tourist activities you can do.
The visitors' centre at St Bavo's Cathedral
Lights on Van Eyck
Dive into the city
Visiting the city on foot is perfectly possible, everything is within walking distance. But you can also choose another way to explore the city. With a guide for some more information, rent a bike and go a bit further, or take a nice boat trip.
Museums and culture
The Ghent Museums, Monuments and Historical Houses are open again. Only individual visitors or small groups will be allowed, with a limit on the total number of daily visitors. Tickets have to be reserved or bought in advance.
Design Museum Gent: modern meets history
The Ghent Altarpiece: supreme divine art
Hotels in Ghent
Choose again for one or more nights in Ghent to see as much of the city as possible during your visit. The hotels, B&B's, hostels and campsites are open.
Markets in Ghent
Foodies and collectors will love the markets listed below. Taste fresh and local produce. Flowers, birds, original souvenirs or simply a fresh lettuce: find them all here.
Organic market on the Maria Hendrikaplein
Enjoy Ghent, even from your own couch!
You don't have to be in Ghent at the moment to enjoy it. Thanks to the cultural institutions, you can enjoy all the Ghentian beauty. From virtual tours to live streams and digital archives.