Destination guide

The historical area of Ghent awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's museums, history and theatre scene with a rental holiday home in Ghent. This romantic city is known for its art, local tours and monuments. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Ghent

Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Ghent a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Van Eyck Swimming Pool (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • De Woeste Kop Golf Club (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Hippodroom Waregem (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)
  • Damme Golf (20 mi / 32.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ghent

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ghent is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Baudelo Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • King Albert Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • World of Kina: The Garden (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Bijgaarde Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Muink Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Citadel Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Ghent

The nearest airport is in Antwerp (ANR-Antwerp Intl.), located 32.9 mi (52.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Brussels (BRU-Brussels - National), which is 34.8 mi (55.9 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Ghent-Dampoort Station, Ghent-Sint-Pieters Station and Gentbrugge Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Ghent?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 103 holiday lettings near Ghent. From 29 Flats to 39 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ghent for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ghent?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ghent:

  • Ghent City Centre: 30 holiday homes
  • Elisabethbegijnhof: 25 holiday homes
  • Wondelgemstraat: 15 holiday homes
  • Kunstenkwartier: 26 holiday homes
  • Ekkergem: 22 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ghent?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ghent. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hotel d'Hane Steenhuyse: 120 holiday lettings
  • Ghent (GNE-Sint-Pieters Train Station): 127 holiday lettings
  • Minard Theatre: 120 holiday lettings
  • Portus Ganda: 114 holiday lettings
  • Ghent-Dampoort Station: 114 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ghent listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Ghent?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 29 Flats in Ghent. Our other popular types of Ghent holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 39 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 31 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ghent?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Ghent. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.