Leave Brussels for an unforgettable day in two of the most beautiful cities in Belgium!
Let the romantic and historic atmospheres of the “Venice of the North” charm you and the blend of medieval and modernity of Ghent take your breath away.
Admire the impressive architecture of the two cities and dive deep into their medieval history. With the professional and private tour guide, those two historical towns will no longer hold any secret for you.
This tour can be fully personalized, but to help you here are a few must-see sites in Ghent and Bruges:
- The ancient city wall park
- Markt Square: the tenth-century city market
- Burg Square: the political heart of the city
- Admire the oldest Gothic city hall of the Low Countries and the Basilica of the Holy Blood
- VisMarkt (fish market) and the Tanners’ Square: two of the oldest squares in Bruges
- GroeningeMuseum (possibility to enter the museum and see the paintings of the Flemish Primitives)
- Our Lady of Bruges: one of the oldest churches in the city
- Old St. John’s Hospital: one of the oldest hospitals in Europe
- Brewery “De Halve Maan”: the only brewery still operating in the city center
- The Beguinage: one of the best-preserved examples of a medieval gated community
- The “Lake of Love”: one of the main water reservoirs that nourish the canal system of “the Venice of the North
- Saint Bavo’s Cathedral, with Peter Paul Rubens’ painting “Saint Bavo”
- An optional visit to the altarpiece “The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb” by the Van Eyck brothers
- The market square, the Belfort tower, and the covered market
- The City Hall: a building combining Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture
- The churches of St. Nicholas, St.James, and St. Michel: three parish churches that stand as a reminder of Ghent’s medieval past
- The Graslei: old port of the city
- Gravensteen (Castle of the count): a medieval castle
- Patershol: the picturesque area of the city
- The medieval butchery: an imposing Gothic building of 1408, one of Europe oldest meat markets