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Not 1, not 2, but 3 FREE tours in Ghent 1.The Highlights of Ghent 2.Gorgeous Ghent by Night - a Ghent exclusive 3.Street Art Tour - a second Ghent exclusive. What do you think about a third exclusivity? I'm the only licensed Ghent city guide doing...more
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Sint-Widostraat 11 | Hostel De Draecke, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 486 32 72 92
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Ben is very knowledgeable about his city and his enthusiasm shows in his explanations. Gent is a lovely city and this is a great way to get orientated. This is called a free tour but a generous tip from each person is the way to...More

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VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your beautiful words, Jonno. I really appreciate that. As a professional and licensed city guide, I organise three low threshold and tip based free tours for individuals, couples and small groups, because group rates are way too expensive for the majority of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour of Ben's Ghent was one of the greatest things I did during my visit to Ghent ! Our tour guide Ben was wonderfull, as a professional guide he really mastered his subject about his city and gave us an interesting personal insight. He...More

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VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review. It always warms my heart when people get excited about Ghent's history, the bigger European picture, Ghent's poignant stories and the fun facts surrounding all of that. You seem to be someone who wants to dig deeper. I...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018

While in Ghent we wanted to take a nigh tour and was recommended Ben. We met up with Ben at 10PM and the tour lasted 2 hours. Ben was a knowledgeable and passionate guide who knew everything about the city of Ghent. Would highly recommend...More

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VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review. It warms my heart. Warm greetings, Ben

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

While in Ghent on holiday, we were lucky to be on Ben’s tour. He is a local who is passionate about Ghent and he shares lots of fun facts and historic stories during his tour. This is an interesting stroll through the city, and the...More

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VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you for your review, Marthe: it's much appreciated. Good luck with your studies in Oxford. Warm greetings, Ben

Reviewed 29 September 2018

I asked the local tourist office if they knew of a night tour in Ghent. They recommended Ben. I met Ben at the designated hostel at 10 PM, turns out I was the only one who had arrived being that it was a Wednesday night....More

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VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thanks for your beautiful words. I'm so glad you enjoyed my free gorgeous Ghent by night tour so much. I must say: you were extremely generous afterwards. At first, I couldn't believe my eyes. It seemed that you had a passion for Belgian beer culture,...More

Reviewed 24 September 2018

Did join Ben for a 2 hours tour on the street art of gent (some would call some of it as graffiti). Gent is an amazing town. So nice and so many hidden places. The same for street art. If you do not know, you...More

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VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Glad you enjoyed my free Graffiti & Street Art Tour so much, Flemming. Only a local can point at much of the interesting street art: that's true. Sometimes it's indeed hard to find, even with a special app or street art map. That's why I...More

Reviewed 18 September 2018

Ben's tour is top notch. His passion for the subject matter shines through. I had to do a night tour based on a limited time in Ghent - but in a lot of ways it was better than overcrowded day tours! The lights of Ghent...More

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VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

I want to thank you for your great review. It really warms my heart. I also enjoyed the beers afterwards. I learned a lot from your entrepreneurial expertise and the stories of your companies. You seem to be a born entrepreneur because you have already...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

A night tour in Ghent is a really good idea and really enjoyable, specially with Ben that offers a great combination of information about art, history and lights of the city. Ben is a local who enjoys shearing his knowledge. You leave Ghent loving it.More

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VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Hi Juan, I couldn't agree more that a free night tour in Ghent is a really good idea. I'm so glad you enjoyed the (night) stories about Ghent's art, history and lightplan so much. It fills my heart with joy that I made you a...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Really beautiful tour! Ben was a tour guide filled with stories and very passionate about his work. He walked us for 2 hours and was not at all interrupted by the heavy rain in reaching his goal of telling us about Gent’s historical places and...More

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VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

You make my day, Cristina. I'm glad you enjoyed my night stories and my passion so much on my Gorgeous Ghent by night Tour. I have to admit that the rain was quite heavy, yes, but you and the group were so brave to follow...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018

Ben's tours are invaluable in gaining deeper appreciation for the city of Ghent, delivering his insights on the culture, architecture and light-plans (Often over-looked when visiting the city but it really does create a profound atmosphere to the place) in a fun and engaging manner....More

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VaB37, Owner at Ben's Ghent, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

You make me blush, Ryan. Thank you so much for your marvellous review and your beautiful words. I'm glad you truly enjoyed my Gorgeous Ghent by night tour. The light plan of Ghent combined with all the night stories indeed adds to the atmosphere at...More

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Alina I
15 July 2018|
Response from VaB37 | Property representative |
Sorry for my late response: I'm on vacation. You could join my night tour at 10pm on August 25. This tour is free. This means: If you liked it, you can tip afterwards. If you didn't like it, you don't have to tip. Of course... More