Ghent


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Just between Brussels and Bruges you will find magical Ghent. The city is a pearl worth visiting with some magnificent architecture, lots of people in the streets, some amazing churches, good waffles, interesting festivals and more. The most important festival of the city is the Ghent-festival. Every year the city with a population of 250,000 inhabitants gets invaded by many more, meaning that a total of approximately 2 million people visit this festival.

The most important attractions in Ghent are: Gravensteen castle, Saint Bavo Cathedral, Saint-Nicholas Church and Belfry.

If you are in a hurry a day trip to Ghent can be combined with a day trip to Bruges as well. When arriving to Ghent with a train you will find instructions/signs outside the station where to go to catch the tram from the train station to the city center. If you walk, it will take a long time to get to the center.

Weather in Ghent

Chance of Rain
Today 01/16 40%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy with light rain developing this afternoon. High 7C. Winds SSW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.
Chance of Rain
Tomorrow 01/17 70%
Chance of Rain
Light rain early. Breaks of sun in the afternoon. Turning colder. High near 5C. Winds WNW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 70%.
Overcast
Friday 01/18 10%
Overcast
Cloudy. High near 5C. Winds light and variable.
Overcast
Saturday 01/19 20%
Overcast
Cloudy skies. Cold. High 3C. Winds SE at 10 to 15 km/h.
Clear
Sunday 01/20 10%
Clear
A few passing clouds, otherwise generally sunny. Cold. High 3C. Winds light and variable.
Clear
Monday 01/21 10%
Clear
Sunny skies. High 3C. Winds light and variable.

Pictures from Ghent

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