Quirky Ghent exudes history and offers you a culture cocktail filled to the brim. In July and August we give away two nights and a surprise package every two weeks. Discover this week's competition question and take your chance!
Gent Holidayland 1: Ghent, city of art and culture
Nic Balthazar is in love with Ghent and he is certainly not alone. He will take you to famous and lesser known places in Ghent during 8 episodes during “Gent Holidayland”. In this episode: Lights on Van Eyck, the Gentenaar, the Belfort, a boat trip through the center and the Seven Senses Tour.
Ghent Holidayland 2: Ghent is peaceful
Ghent Holidayland 3 - Ghent is full of artists
Gent Holidayland 4 - Art and trampolines in Green
Nic Balthazar is in love with Ghent and he is certainly not alone. He will take you to famous and lesser known places in Ghent during 8 episodes during “Gent Holidayland”. In this episode: the Maaseikplein, the Museum of Fine Arts (MSK), the Museum of Contemporary Art (SMAK), the Blaarmeersen and our Ghent entrepreneurs.
Gent Holidayland 5 - Ghent with a bicycle under your buttocks
Gent Holidayland 6 - Gent is the best of the best
Gent Holidayland 7 - The industrial glory of Ghent
Nic Balthazar is in love with Ghent and he is certainly not alone. He will take you to famous and lesser known places in Ghent during 8 episodes during “Gent Holidayland”. In this episode: Opera Ghent, the Industriemuseum, Kunstcentrum Vooruit, Huis Van Alijn, the Patershol and shopping in Ghent
Ghent Holidayland 8 - A beautiful region
Is Ghent really the cleanest city in the world? There is no doubt about that, according to Nic Balthazar. Moreover, the region around Ghent should not be inferior. From endless cycling routes past beautiful castles to the sacred cobblestone ground of the Flemish Ardennes, there is also a lot to experience in the region around Ghent.
In this episode: hip street art – Oudenaarde, the center of the Tour of Flanders – cycling in and around Ghent – events in the city
Gent Holidayland 9 - City with an absolute masterpiece
According to art historians, you must have seen it at least once in your life, the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb. This absolute masterpiece is regarded as one of the most influential paintings ever made and is therefore a real 'must see' during your city trip to Ghent.
In this episode: St Bavo's Cathedral, the Mystic Lamb and its impressive visitor center.
Gent Holidayland 10 - Between art and science
While cycling through Ghent you will come across one interesting museum after another. Sometimes with a scientific slant, but above all with a lot of room to think for yourself. Allow yourself to be amazed and discover it for yourself!
In this episode: the Botanic Garden, the Ghent University Museum, the World of Kina and the Dr. Guislain Museum.