About Ghent

Ghent is a destination of excellence where cultural richness and modern city life go hand in hand. Lonely Planet called our city “Europe’s best kept secret”.


Car rental: www.dockx.be
Bike rental: www.max-mobiel.be

Travel guide

The ideal city guide to visit Ghent:

Restaurants and films

Pocketresto.be informs you about Ghent as a culinary hotspot, from small, cosy bistros to gastronomic restaurants:


Discover a broad range of films at the following Ghent cinemas:

Tourist Info & City Trip Planner

Tourist Info
Sint-Veerleplein 5
9000 Gent
Open: Monday to Friday 9-12h and 14-17h

Tourist advice by phone on 09/2665660 each working day from 8 till 19h

This site helps you to plan your city visit, based on your preferences and time available:


Useful contacts

In case of a medical emergency the hospital AZ ST LUCAS is nearby:

AZ St Lucas
Groenebriel 1
9000 Gent
09 224 61 11

101: police
100: emergencies
070/245 245 Anti-gifcentrum (Regional Poison Control Center)

070/344 344 Card Stop – www.cardstop.be
Out-of-hours pharmacy: www.apotheek.be