Ghent holidays

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A local’s guide to Ghent, Belgium: artisanal beer, bargain vintage and docklands clubbing
This Flemish city sparkles with creative cuisine, markets, cutting-edge clubs – and beer, says brewery founder Dimitri Messiaen

Interview by John Brunton

03, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Erotic reveries from Beardsley and a Jedi robe – the week in art
Decadence and scandal from Victorian Britain’s most subversive artist, female wrestling and a cultural history of the kimono

Jonathan Jones

28, Feb, 2020 @5:00 PM

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The adoration of Ghent: art, history and flavours in Flanders
Medieval and magical, vibrant and edgy – the Belgian city is a sensory overload

Serena Fokschaner

23, Feb, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Conscious choices: an ethical trip to Ghent, Belgium
A young and principled population supporting socially aware businesses from food to fashion mean Belgium’s third-largest city is perfect for an eco-friendly break

Rachel Hall

01, Nov, 2019 @6:30 AM

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Go loco: top 10 autumn city breaks in Europe by train
With the crowds gone but the cultural scene buzzing, autumn is perfect for a European break. And our pick of destinations in five countries are reachable by train in less time than you might imagine

Carolyn Boyd

19, Oct, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Bradley Wiggins’ tour of Flanders
‘You couldn’t find a small area with more cycling history or more hospitality.’ Ahead of tomorrow’s big race, Wiggo takes us for a spin around his favourite hills, cafes and villages in the Flemish Ardennes

Philip Malcolm

06, Apr, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Seasonal city breaks: 10 of the best pre-Christmas European getaways
From a bedecked Zagreb to twinkling Turin, here are the best places to spark your festive spirit

Joanne O'Connor

25, Nov, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Restored and ravishing: the magnificent Ghent Altarpiece gives up its centuries-old mysteries
It is one of the most influential, and most stolen, works ever. But for centuries, the origins of the Ghent Altarpiece have been shrouded in mystery. Now a restoration is revealing the truth about this masterpiece

Noah Charney

12, Oct, 2016 @11:00 AM

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The alternative city guide to Ghent, Belgium
The second in our series of guides to Europe’s alt cities takes us to Ghent - a medieval masterpiece on the surface, but bang up to date with its underground music scene, cutting-edge design and pioneering sustainable projects. Local creatives reveal their highlights

03, Aug, 2015 @5:30 AM

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The best of Ghent, Belgium: readers' travel tips
Scenic canal routes, awe-inspiring grafitti, potent cocktails and a vibrant arthouse cinema – our readers share their favourite spots to visit in the city

Guardian readers

03, Aug, 2015 @5:30 AM

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Instagram snapshots: Ghent through the eyes of locals
Instagram snapshots: Ghent through the eyes of locals

The Guardian

03, Aug, 2015 @5:30 AM

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Share your Ghent tips with GuardianWitness or #GuardianGhent
We’re going social in search of insider tips that get to the heart of the Belgian city of Ghent. Your best contributions will be published as part of a city guide next week

27, Jul, 2015 @9:17 AM

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