The Best One Day in Ghent Itinerary Story

By Aleksandra Jakimoska

Introduction

The Best One Day in Ghent Itinerary Story

This perfect one day in Ghent itinerary highlights Ghent's historic character and covers all of...

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

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