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The medieval centre of Ghent - 60 min
Guided boat trip
Dutch , French , English
An enthralling tour along the waterways of the medieval centre of Ghent with its array of monuments:
St Bavo’s Cathedral, the Belfry and St Nicholas’ Church
Old guildhalls of boatmen, masons, grain measurers fishmongers, hagbutters, etc.
The Castle of the Counts and the Princes’ Court
The old Fish market facing the even older Meat Hall
The more than solid 13th-century Monasteries previously occupied by Augustinians and Dominicans
The Ancient Port of Ghent with its quay walls and mercantile houses, never too far away of shady inns packed with girls of easy virtue.
The Old Law Courts of Ghent, the picturesque teahouses and the scenic marina until the Coupure canal.
You sail on the river Leie and the Lieve canal until the Rabot towers.