Gent Travel Guide


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Plan Your Gent Vacation

Gent's old town has been almost totally restored, and it now has the largest pedestrian area in Flanders. Take care as you walk along cobblestone streets—it can be tricky if you wear high-heeled shoes or open sandals. But the views and the sights are well worth the effort of maneuvering over difficult terrain—the Graslei is as pretty a street as any in Europe.


Gent Hotels

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Gent Restaurants

Find the best Gent restaurants in every price category with our top picks.

Things To Do

Things To Do in Gent

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


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