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Vacation rentals in Ghent

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Popular amenities for Ghent vacation rentals

Stay near Ghent's top sights

Gravensteen Castle210 locals recommend
Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art230 locals recommend
Vooruit178 locals recommend
STAM Ghent City Museum143 locals recommend
Charlatan133 locals recommend
Ghent University Hospital5 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Ghent

  • Total rentals

    1.9K properties

  • Total number of reviews

    91K reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    580 properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    170 properties allow pets

  • Rentals with a pool

    40 properties have a pool

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    990 properties have a dedicated workspace

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Ghent?

    Ghent experiences a temperate oceanic climate. Summers (June to August) are warm, with temperatures around 70°F (21°C), while winters (December to February) can be chilly, dropping to about 40°F (4°C). Rain is common throughout the year, so it's a good idea to pack an umbrella.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Ghent?

    People often enjoy a boat tour along the Leie River, explore the medieval architecture of Gravensteen Castle, or visit Saint Bavo's Cathedral to see the renowned 'Adoration of the Mystic Lamb' painting. The vibrant Patershol district is also a popular spot to stroll and enjoy local cuisine.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Ghent?

    The most popular time to visit Ghent is during the summer months (June to August) when the weather is warm. The city also hosts the annual Ghent Festivities in July, a cultural event featuring music, theater, and street performances.

  • What are the best places to stay in Ghent?

    The most popular areas to stay in Ghent include the historic city center, known for its medieval architecture and close proximity to major attractions. Patershol is a charming neighborhood with cobbled streets and local restaurants, while Sint-Pieters is often recommended for its tranquil vibe and beautiful parks.

  • What are the best places to visit in Ghent?

    The Ghent Altarpiece in Saint Bavo's Cathedral is a frequently suggested spot. Other popular sites include the medieval architecture and stunning views at Gravensteen Castle, the shops of Veldstraat, and the vibrant art scene at the Design Museum Ghent.

  • What are some hiking trails in Ghent?

    While Ghent is a city, it still boasts of outdoor options. The Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve has a 5 km (3.1 miles) loop trail, ideal for a leisurely hike. The Gentbrugse Meersen trail, a 7 km (4.3 miles) route, takes you through meadows and woodlands.

  • What are some family activities to do in Ghent?

    Families often explore the Ghent City Museum for a glimpse of the city's history. The Blaarmeersen Recreation Area is frequently suggested for its lake, playgrounds, and sports facilities. A visit to the Ghent Belfry, a UNESCO World Heritage site, provides a panoramic view of the city.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Ghent?

    From Ghent, you can easily take a day trip to the city of Bruges, known for its medieval architecture and canals. You could also visit the city of Antwerp, which boasts the Antwerp Zoo, one of the oldest in the world, and the Diamond District.

  • Do townhouse rentals in Ghent have air conditioning?

    Absolutely! We offer over 10 townhouse rentals with air conditioning in Ghent. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Are there pet-friendly bed and breakfast rentals in Ghent?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Ghent. Choose from more than 10 bed and breakfast rentals for guests traveling with pets.

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