The City of Ghent is a medieval masterpiece, which has reinvented itself as a great city full of bars, cafes, clubs and restaurants. Wherever you walk, you will see medieval buildings, canals and a host of tourist attractions and of course lots of bars.
The city is probably the best kept secret in Europe, which is situated between Brussels and Bruges, yet only two hours from Calais. If you are looking for a rugby festival, then Gent has been organising The Ghent Rugby Festival for 29 years. Friendly rugby matches can be organised in both Belgium & Holland.
Gent Belgium has a long and interesting history, which dates back to the 13th century. It was once Europe’s second largest city – after Paris. They say “walking around the city of Ghent is like walking through a historical painting”. 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. You you can also visit the torture museum inside.
Around every corner you are going to find something of interest in Ghent.
Major Attractions :-
– The City of Ghent is a medieval masterpiece
– Great city full of bars, cafes, clubs and restaurants
– Excellent two day rugby festival – 29 years
– Medieval buildings, canals and a host of tourist attractions
– Situated just one & half hours from Calais.
Easter - Ghent Rugby Festival - 2017
Friendly Match Arrangements
Hotels in Gent:
Depending on availability, we utilise three hotels in Ghent including the Hotel Carlton, which is situated just ten minutes walk into 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. Included in your stay is a Continental breakfast buffet.
|Dates||Days||Nts||Holiday Period||Coach (£)||Air (£)|
|31st March||Fri-Mon||3||Easter Holiday||257?||229|
|3rd April||Mon-Thur||3||Easter Holiday||257||229|
|7th April||Fri - Mon||3||Easter Holiday||257||229|
|10th April||Mon-Thur||3||Easter Holiday||257||229|
|14th April||Fri - Mon||3||Easter Weekend||257||229|
|14th April||Fri - Tue||4||Easter Weekend||309||263|
|28th April||Fri-Mon||3||May Day||257||229|
|26th May||Fri-Mon||3||Whitsun Weekend||257||229|
|29th May||Mon-Thur||3||Whitsun Midweek||257||229|
|25th August||Fri-Mon||3||Bank Holiday||257||229|
|September & October||Fri-Mon||3||257||229|
|Prices for Ghent are based on 2/3 star hotels on a bed & breakfast basis. Please read pages 22, 23, 35 along with the 6 page insert relating to booking conditions, insurance, free places, supplements, price information & what’s included. “Air” prices do not include the cost of the flight – please contact us for details.|