The City of Ghent is a medieval masterpiece, which has reinvented itself as a great city full of bars, cafes, clubs and restaurants. Less than two hours from Calais it is in a great location for your rugby tour and features the famous Ghent Easter Rugby Festival, which has been running for over 30 years. If you would rather play friendly matches, these can be organised in Holland or Belgium.
Ghent has a long and interesting history, which dates back to the 13th century and it was once the second largest city in Europe. It has an architectural masterpiece of castles, cathedrals, churches and old merchant houses. The medieval castle is situated in the middle of the city and has wonderful views from the top and is well worth a visit.
You will find something interesting around every corner in Ghent.
- The City of Ghent is a medieval masterpiece
- Great city full of bars, cafes, clubs and restaurants
- Excellent two day rugby festival
- Medieval buildings, canals and a host of tourist attractions
- Situated less than 2 hours from Calais.
The Ghent Easter Rugby Festival takes place over Easter weekend. More information on this festival is available in the link below.
Alternatively, Sports Tours can arrange friendly fixtures if you do not wish to play in a tournament.
For further details please call the office on 01708 344001 and speak to a member of our sales team.
Hotels (Bed & Breakfast):
Depending on availability, we utilise three hotels in Ghent including the Hotel Carlton, which is situated only a ten-minute walk away from the medieval city centre.
All the rooms at the Carlton are furnished to a high standard with a mini bar, private bathroom, seating area and a desk. Your group will be accommodated your group in twinIncluded in your stay is a Continental breakfast buffet.
PLEASE NOTE: Please contact us for your full tour quote by calling 01708 344001.
Prices are based on budget hotels/hostels on a bed & breakfast basis located in and around the city centres. Please call 01708 344001 for full pricing information. Please read our brochure along with the 4 page insert relating to booking conditions, insurance, free places, supplements, price information & what's included. "Flight" prices do not include the cost of the flight - please contact us for details.