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  • Meeting point: nearby the Belfry Tower in city-centre
  • Welcome and introduction with the guide
  • Distribution of the bikes (bikes included)
  • Departure with the bikes (cycling 1, 2 or 3 to choose)
  • Lunch at a restaurant : starter, main dish & dessert (drinks not included)
  • Guided boat trip of 40 minutes with departure from Graslei in historical Gent
  • On board 1 drink per person (cola/fanta or beer)
  • Duration of this program:  ± 5 hours
  • Price: € 55,00 pp  (min. 10 participants)

 

Cycling number 1: “The origin of a city on the water”
This is the way follows many places along the  waterways of Ghent.
The river “Lys” and the stream “Schelde”, the canals, “Lieve”, the “Ketelvaart”,  the “Sassevaart”  have played a crucial role in the development of the city of Ghent. They have made Ghent the town it is today. Ganda, as Ghent was called initially, was built on the confluence of the river  “Lys” and the stream “Schelde”. Through the centuries, the 2 rivers formed the sparkling veins of the city.

Cycling number 2: “Green in the city”
This choice will prove the fact that Ghent is more than a historical city. Many green parks and squares are nice places to be. You discover architectural styles and will find out how Ghent became famous as the “Flower city”.

Cycling number 3: “A green circle in the city”
This is the way to discover many green areas in Ghent, from parks and gardens to brooks and indeed to a nature reserve.