More about Ghent
Despite its rating as one of the most authentic destinations in Europe by 'National Geographic Travel Magazine', its ranking at number 7 of must-see places in the world by 'Lonely Planet' and high praise in 'The Independent' and 'Le Monde', Ghent stays often unexplored by tourists.
However with its 300.000 inhabitants and 66.000 students, Ghent is a most welcoming vibrant mix of all kinds of people who live, work and enjoy life against one of the most gorgeous historical backdrops of Europe.
The medieval harbor, the many canals and bridges, the narrow cobblestone streets and the Manhattan-like skyline of medieval towers and churches, offer a great setting for the perfect city trip.
Language: As a Flemish city, the mother tongue of the people of Ghent is Dutch but lots of locals speak English and French as well.
Location: Ghent is located between Brussels and Bruges and is easy accessible by train or by car. More about that at 'How to get to Ghent'.
Ghent just might be that hidden gem that, once discovered, not only will blow you away but will make you want to come back for more!