Free Historical Tour Gent | By Local Legends
Overview of the tour in Gent
Join our daily Free Historical Tour of Ghent and discover the highlights of this gorgeous city in the company of our knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides. We take you on a journey through the legendary past of Ghent and give you lots of tips on where to go and what to do in the city today. History and funny stories, legends and interesting facts, highlights and hidden gems — this tour has got everything to make your experience of Ghent authentic and exciting!
How come it is free?
We believe that anyone can enjoy our tours no matter the budget. Therefore, we offer free tours on a tips-basis, which guarantees that you receive an excellent overview of the city and at the end of the tour you can tip your guide as much as you think the tour is worth to you.
Our Free Walking Tours are designed for individuals and small groups. Are you traveling in a group bigger than 6 people? Please contact us via email for possible options.
This activity includes:
- Ghent City Hall
- Площадь Пятничный рынок
- Saint Nicholas' Church
- Saint Bavo's Cathedral
- Het Belfort van Gent
- Geeraard de Duivelsteen
Meet your guide with a red umbrella on Sint-Michielsplein 21 (in front of Hostel Uppelink).
Things to note
Our guest safety is #1 priority on our tours. Therefore, all our guides are required to wear face screens during the tour. There are also a set of measures applying to our tours:
✓ Please wear a face mask or a face covering during the tour
✓ Keep your distance (1.5 meter) from people out of your circle
✓ Stay at home if you or anyone in your household has suspicious symptoms (higher temperature, coughing, sneezing, etc)
✓ Physical contact is not allowed
✓ Wash your hands and use sanitiser regularly
• In case of any questions according to COVID-19 measures, please ask your guide or contact us via your freetour account.
• If you can no longer attend our tour please cancel it via the link in your confirmation email, so we can open up more spaces for other guests.
• Please note that on rare occasions a tour might be canceled due to extreme weather or low attendance (less than 4 people on the tour).
Please note that due to the low number of bookings, our guides are only present at the meeting point in case of a reservation. If you are unable to make the tour, please let us know so you don't make us wait for you.
You are free to cancel a booking anytime. We kindly remind you to cancel bookings you cannot arrive for. Being reported as absent decreases your customer level points and the benefits you can enjoy.