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An enthralling tour along the waterways of the medieval centre of Ghent admiring its monuments. Highly recommended if you would like to explore and discover the city of Ghent. Guide on board and guided in several languages.
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Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

enthralling journey along the waterway of Ghent. fantastic tour guide talking our way thought the many sights,seen along the way. Fabulous description of the stunning architecture seen along the route. A relaxing journey through the city via the river. €6.50 was a bargain for a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MrsDouglas568
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Great way to see Ghent. The tour guide was very knowledgable and even handed us all umbrellas when it started to rain. Well worth a trip!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank joshcockroft
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This is a great way to see many of the best sites in Ghent. The canal/river system is not nearly as extensive as the one in Bruges, so we were a little disappointed by how little ground the Ghent boat tour covered. Still, we have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RobertR402
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Great tour along the canals of Ghent - great way to hear the history and see the area from a different perspective. Favorite view was of Gravensteen Castle which is just gorgeous from the water or the nearby bridge. Guide had a wealth of knowledge...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nowpacking
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We had an excellent guide on our canal trip in Ghent, passing so many beautiful buildings including Gravensteen castle. A variety of beers and snacks were provided on the boat. A thoroughly interesting, enjoyable tour.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank s3aview
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Eh enjoyable and informative tour. Excellent tour guide, plenty information and also humour. Amazing to see so many buildings that were centuries old still being used.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank citybrowser
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

We hired the boat for our family and toured the canals of Gent. We enjoyed a leisurely cruise for about 40 minutes. While touring the canals we also had glasses of champagne. It was a great day, with a very knowledgeable guide telling us about...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bankerwon
Reviewed 16 August 2018

I really enjoyed this informative boat trip. The sun was shining and the lady guide was audible and amusing. A great way to see this beautiful city and appreciate the architecture.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CAM52
Reviewed 25 July 2018

It wasn't along trip, just about 40 minutes, which is probably enough haunched down in a boat which became a little uncomfortable after a while, but it was nice to cruise past historic sights pretty painted buildings, the Butchers hall where the hams hang from...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bernice D
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

We all had to ask the driver three times to turn up the volume as we simply could not hear us, he got annoyed but it’s not our fault that as paying customers we would actually like to hear the commentary! Once he turned it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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356briony
20 December 2016|
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Response from KatjaAngel | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I think they have a web site where you can book it. Just look for boat in gent. But we just showed up and jump in a boat. As I saw all the rest was doing the same. Have a good trip!
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Brenda Wise R
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Response from AlanDeVisscher | Reviewed this property |
As a recreational trip, you can't. By train it's 30 minutes. Perhaps not what you had it in mind, but at least it's quick. Both cities have their cool features, but I prefer Gent since it's more divers. Brughes is more... More
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