Ghent offers you a quirky, fascinating cultural cocktail brimming with rich history, culture and a trendy city vibe. Ghent is a chilled-out city where anything goes. Check out the sights in vibrant Ghent. There are so many must-see attractions to visit during your stay, including The Castle of the Counts, shopping in a car-free zone, Ghent Belfrey, world heritage, Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent, House of Alijn, St. Peter’s Abbey and Gardens, and many more! Why not discover a different side of Ghent with the ‘Sorry, not sorry’ street art plan of Ghent: a bike or walking tour of the city’s colorful graffiti.
Ghent shines day and night. When night falls, Ghent is transformed. Discover the fairy-tale lighting that bathes all of Ghent’s architectural gems in beautiful light. Walk through a magical, sparkling city until midnight. During the day, there’s always something to do. Ghent is the historic heart of Flanders, where you can shop, discover and taste to your heart’s content. Do you love great food? You’re in luck: Ghent is the veggie capital of Europe (according to Ghent’s inhabitants, of course), and its young, rock-star chefs are causing a sensation on the international food scene.
In Ghent, ecotourism isn’t just a fashion: it’s a way of life. Ghent is committed to the environment. Ghent has the largest low-traffic pedestrian zone in Europe. So experiencing Ghent on a bike is a really good idea: the city loves cyclists and cyclists love the city. Ghent is a manageable size and the sights are easy to find, even on foot.
Optional ALD/ALE Conference Boat Tour
Sunday, June 28, 2020
10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Conference attendees are invited to join us for an optional 40-minute guided open boat tour through the historical waterways of Ghent. The tour includes one drink-choose from Cava, Gulden Draak beer, soft drink, or water.
The deadline to register is May 15, 2020.