GENIUS WALKING TOURS

Ghent

Discover Ghent with an awesome city guide, unique tours and walks in Ghent

Discover the highlights and secret places in Ghent.

Animated Genius tours in Ghent.

Guide in Ghent, Ghent Guides, Gids in Gent, Gentse Gidsen.

Guide Ghent, Guided Walk Tour 1: Discover Ghent, one of the hidden pearls in Europe according to National Geographic.

Genius Walking Tours guides in Ghent

  • A cosy city walk in the traffic free city center. We pass by the city highlights such as the Saint Michael’s Bridge, the Graslei, the Korenlei, the Castle of Counts, the medieval guild houses and the famous graffiti street.
  • Duration: +/- 2,5h

Guide Gent Walk Tour 2: discover the Adoration of the Lamb painting with our Genius tour in the city Centre of Ghent.

What did Jan van Eyck want to show on Adoration of the Lamb Ghent Altarpiece?

Who are the characters on the Adoration of the Lamb and why do they appear on the painting of Jan van Eyck?

Learn more about the role of the Burgundian Dukes and the creation of the Adoration of the Lamb Ghent Altarpiece.

Become a knight of Ghent

  • More about the persons, plants and curiosities on the world-famous Jan van Eyck painting. Enjoy all the highlights and secret places of Ghent. Surprises and appetizers included.
  • Duration: +/- 3.5h

Guide Ghent Tour 3: are you a bon vivant? Don't hesitate and book now our surprising appetizer and aphrodisiac stories tour.

An animated walk with our Genius Guide, ideal as an eye-opener for a romantic day and evening in Ghent

Afrodisiacum Tour

  • A walk with pleasant anecdotes, great ambiance, all kinds of trivia, a bit of history of the city and not to forget our famous appetizers and a glass of bubbles.
  • Duration: +/- 3h

Guide Ghent Guided Tour 4: more about the history of plants, flowers, shrubs and trees in Ghent. From antiquity to the present day.

A real Gingko Biloba in Ghent? The Saint Bavo's Abbey and the monks' garden, the first botanic garden in Ghent, curious trees in Ghent and the famous Ghent wool cloth

Why is Ghent so well known for its floriculture, plant cultivation, tree nurseries?

Who were the Ghent planthunters who put Ghent on the map internationally?

Why is there in Ghent on Sundays an extensive and cosy flower market?

Floralien Gent
  • Genius Gent Walking Tour 4
    Floralies Ghent, a Global Garden
  • From abbey to paradise garden.
  • From the prestigious wool cloth of Ghent to botanical garden.
  • From adventurous planthunters and famous gardeners to international flower splendour.
  • Included: appetizer and flower-rich drink.
  • Tip: recommended on the Sunday Morning.
  • Duration: +/- 3h

Guide Ghent Guided Tour 5: Book now your Genius guide for a lovely guided tour and walk in one of the two most beautiful Ghent Beguinages

What is a beguinage, what is the origin of the beguines, how did the beguines live?

What were the rules in the beguinage? Who were their examples? A look into the history of the beguinages in Ghent

Ghent Beguinages

  • You’ll be excited by the truly unique character, the charm and quietness of the beguinages: Saint Elisabeth or Ter Hoyen. Recognised by the UNESCO as World Heritage.
  • Duration: +/- 1.5h per Beguinage.

Guide Ghent Guided Tour 6: Ghent stories

Tour and walk with stories about Ghent, its heroes, mythical figures, statues and impressive buildings in the city

Gent Mammelokker

  • A singing virgin, ferocious warriors, the disobedient people of Ghent, a dragon slayer, mermaid in love, the wise centaur, the smart daughter and so much more...
    You'll find out all about it in this impressive story telling tour about Ghent.
  • Duur: +/- 2,5h

Ghent tours with our Genius guide: read more about it, not to be missed!

  • Ghent, one of the new upcoming city destinations in Europe. The Genius Walking Tours guides show you all the highlights and secret places.
    They inform you where to go for a nice lunch/dinner, to enjoy the great choice of local beers, to taste the 'Jenever' and the famous ‘Ghent cuberdons’ (red noses candy).
    Of course don't forget to buy housemade Ghent chocolates and cupcakes.