Feel the fairy tale atmosphere and explore the gems of Ghent during the magical Christmas period. Explore beautifully decorated sites, hear intriguing anecdotes and witness striking landmarks. Through an easy-paced walking tour gain insights and develop unique memories of Ghent. Step foot within the awe-inspiring medieval castle Gravensteen and admire the movie-like scenery that surrounds you. Walk alongside mesmerizing Lys river and gaze upon fascinating decorations while learning about the city’s history. Stroll the city’s central area and explore local traditions, fresh products, and festive events. End the tour at the iconic Sint-Baafsplein Street whose every corner brings a special touch of Christmas magic.

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  • Explore Gravensteen Castle's Yuletide Splendor
  • Festive Walk Along the Decorated Lys River
  • Sint-Baafsplein: Epicenter of Christmas Magic


  • Professional local tour guide


  • Stadshal / City Pavilion Admission Fee €8

Route & Duration

2 hours
  • 1

    Medieval Castle Gravensteen

    We will pass by the castle. During the Christmas period, you will experience festive decorations, Christmas music coupled with enchanting lighting and panoramic views.

  • 2


    Here you will find beautiful facades and atmospheric lighting as they reflect in the river Lys.

  • 3

    Stadshal / City Pavilion

    Inside the pavilion in the city center, you will discover ice skating rink and many shops selling Christmas goods and much more.

  • 4

    Sint-Baafsplein Street

    On this street during Christmas, you will discover fins and pines vibes, stalls selling snacks, drinks and other authentic crafts.

Meeting Point

The main entrance of Medieval Castle Gravensteen (Sint-Veerleplein 11, 9000 Gent, Belgium) See Map

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.