City walk Gent

The city walk Gent ent is a fantastic way to discover the capital of East Flanders and enjoy a city trip in Belgium. Ghent boasts an impressive historical center with plenty to see and do: admire the beautiful buildings, visit fascinating museums, and step inside the stunning old churches.

For example, take a stroll past the Gravensteen, an impressive medieval castle located in the center of Gent. You can take a guided tour here and learn more about the history of the castle and the city. Other impressive attractions include the Saint Bavo’s Cathedral and the Belfry of Gent. Central to Gent are the Graslei and Korenlei, two beautiful quays along the River Leie. Here, you’ll find many historic buildings and cozy terraces where you can enjoy a bite to eat and a drink.

Want to explore the center of Gent and make sure you don’t miss anything? Download our City walk Gent now. The download consists of a clear PDF with a route map/route description and photos plus descriptions of 31 attractions in Gent. You can also download this walk in Dutch.


City walk


90 minutes


4,4 kilometres


About Gent

Gent is a city in Belgium with a rich history, a vibrant culture, and a bustling city life. It is known for its beautiful medieval architecture, featuring impressive buildings like the Gravensteen and the Saint Bavo’s Cathedral. As a university city, Gent has a lively atmosphere, with numerous students filling the streets, squares, and cafes. The city also offers a variety of cultural events, festivals, and museums, making it a popular destination for both tourists and locals. With its charming canals, historic landmarks, and welcoming atmosphere, Gent is a city that captivates everyone who visits.