Free Tour Ghent Hidden

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on April 28, 2021

Hello! Mundistour arises from the desire to satisfy and provide the best service to travelers, whether on an educational, leisure or business trip. We are a group of guides with a lot of experience in the tourism sector, who have come together to share their knowledge, their experiences, their advice and their love for this country with all those who want to join us. Our group of collaborating guides follow the pillars of Mundistour, respecting its principles, which are:  RESPECT ALL OUR VISITORS.  RESPECT THE ENVIRONMENT.  SEEK YOUR SATISFACTION.  GIVE HIM MOMENTS OF JOY AND FUN.  TEACH HER HISTORY, ART…  SHOW HIM THE WONDERFUL ARCHITECTURE.  TELL YOU CURIOSITIES AND, WHY NOT, EVERYDAY.  GUIDE AND GUIDE YOU ON YOUR VISIT TO BELGIUM SO THAT IT IS UNFORGETTABLE.

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

If you already knew the old part of the city, where its most emblematic buildings are centered, as well as its history, but you have been left with the curiosity, to know and get to know the behind the scenes of this city. We invite you to join our tour that will guide you through what is not seen with the naked eye, since you will always have the feeling that with every step we take, Ghent has more to offer its visitors.

We will start next to the Cathedral of San Bavón , to immediately go to its sides to make a different visit to the cathedral. We will appreciate the statues of the Van Eyck brothers and, without realizing it, we will be next to the Castle of Gerardo el Diablo , from the 13th century, which goes completely unnoticed next to its neighboring cathedral. Passing by the Reep , the only part of the Scheldt river, which runs through the center of the city. Next, we'll head to a little hidden gem Achtersikkel, a little square with a tower from the 14th-15th century. And if we are talking about hidden places, and since we are in one of the most important university cities in the country, we could not stop visiting the graffiti street . In this street you will be able to appreciate the expression of the aerosol in the hands of the students or anyone who wants to leave their "talent". Between lesser-known but charming streets, we will go to the Friday Market Square , an important place of commerce in the city from ancient times to the present day. In the square we will be welcomed by one of the city's heroes, Jacobo de Artevelde . We will get to know the popular Dulle Griet , with its peculiar and striking shoe tradition. And we will continue our walk carefully so as not to be hit by the "grand canyon". If we succeed, we can get to where the Patershol Quarter begins, which after a life of ups and downs, is today an attractive trendy quarter , with its narrow alleys and passageways from the Middle Ages. And walking along the banks of the Lys River we will arrive at Kraanlei, a pier that has been named since the 16th century due to a wooden crane installed there for years. It is in this charming place in the center of Ghent, where you can take the opportunity to quench your thirst in one of its various bars or taverns , that we will end our interesting walk.

What we will appreciate during our tour:

  • Saint Bavo's Cathedral
  • Statue of the Van Eyck brothers
  • Castle of Gerardo the devil
  • Reep
  • Bisdom Gent Church
  • Achtersikkel
  • Ghent Town Hall
  • graffiti alley
  • Church of Santiago
  • Baudelo Abbey
  • friday square
  • dulle crack
  • Crazy Margarita Canyon
  • Patershol neighborhood
  • House of Aljin
  • Kraanlei Pier

Remember that reservations with groups (friends, family, students) of more than 6 people are not allowed. In the case of showing up to the tour groups with more than allowed, it will be at the discretion of the guide, to request a value in advance.

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  • Meeting point:
    Sint-Baafsplein 34, 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Sint-Baafsplein 34, 9000 Gent, Belgium
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    Our guides will be with the umbrella, Blue with the world map. Next to the Cathedral of Saint Bavo.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Andrea 11 Oct 2023
Buenos Aires

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2023
Muy buenas las explicaciones!
ainhoa 21 Apr 2023

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Travelled in group - Apr 2023
canceló el tour 5-10 minutos antes de comenzar
Felipe 16 Mar 2023

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2023
Maria tiene un toque personal en su tour que dan ganas de conocer más. Su humor y forma de contar hacen que el tiempo pase volando. Felicitaciones por tu profesionalismo y por dar el plus de que te gusta tu trabajo
Paula 04 Feb 2023

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2023
Increíble y entretenida tarde con Isolda, además del tour recomienda lugares donde ir, sitios en los que comer...para no perderte nada de tu experiencia por Gante! Si es un viaje de un día, recomendado por la mañana, si es para más tiempo, por la tarde es perfecto
Francisco 29 Dec 2022

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2022
muy recomendable
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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