The Best One Day in Ghent Itinerary Story

By Aleksandra Jakimoska

Introduction

The Best One Day in Ghent Itinerary Story

Often overshadowed by its neighbour Bruges, Ghent is a stunning medieval city with marvellous castles...

Day 1

A Day in Ghent, Belgium

Said to be one of Europe's best-kept secrets, Ghent must not be missed, especially if...

Day 1 - Stop 1

Start the day with breakfast at ‘Simon Says’

Wake up early for a lovely breakfast at one of the best brunch restaurants in...

Day 1 - Stop 2

Visit Gravensteen Castle

Gravensteen Castle, or the Castle of the Counts, is a well-preserved, medieval castle dating back...

Day 1 - Stop 3

Take a photo at St. Michael’s Bridge

Being one of the most popular points for taking photos, St. Michael’s Bridge (Sint-Michielsbrug) is...

Day 1 - Stop 4

Walk along Graslei and Korenlei

With St. Michael’s Bridge now behind you, continue your walking tour of the city by...

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Day 1 - Stop 5

Go on a canal boat tour

Why not add a 50-minute boat tour through the canals on your Ghent day trip...

Day 1 - Stop 6

Have a burger at Manhattn's Burgers Graslei

When in Ghent, you'll probably want to indulge in delicious food. You're in luck because...

Day 1 - Stop 7

Admire the stunning St. Nicholas Church

Now that your stomach is full, continue your journey by heading over to Saint Nicholas...

Day 1 - Stop 8

Climb the Ghent Belfry and Cloth Hall

One of the top things to see in Ghent in one day is the Ghent...

Day 1 - Stop 9

Visit St. Bavo’s Cathedral

Take the time to admire one of the oldest parish churches in the city of...

Day 1 - Stop 10

Explore Werregarenstraat - Graffiti Street

To see street art during your 1 day in Ghent, Werregarenstraat is the destination to...

Day 1 - Stop 11

Experience Korenmarkt and Vrijdagmarkt

Korenmarkt has been the centre of activities in Ghent for many years. The square is...

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Day 1 - Stop 12

Discover the Patershol neighbourhood

The Patershol neighbourhood is right next to Vrijdagmarkt, across the little bridge. It’s a picturesque...

Day 1 - Stop 13

Have dinner at “Roots”

Patershol neighbourhood is a real pleasure for food lovers, so it must be at the...

Day 1 - Stop 14

Visit The House of Alijn

In the Patershol neighbourhood, you will also come across the House of Alijn. This is...

Day 1 - Stop 15

Stop at the Design Museum Ghent

After visiting the House of Alijn, it’s time for another museum. Feel free to leave...

Day 1 - Stop 16

Indulge in a street waffle and chocolate

A day in Ghent wouldn't be complete without a street waffle, so you'll want to...

Day 1 - Stop 17

Stop by Ghent Town Hall

Walking down the streets with a waffle in your hands, be prepared to come across...

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Conclusion

In Summary

Limited on time and would rather have someone else handle your Ghent travel guide? Then...

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