Discover hidden gems in Ghent

These Ghentians share their favorite spots


Elisabeth, Axel, Klaske, Pierke


A nice trip for the entire family, with friends, as a couple or simply on your own. The Gentse Fietsen route has something for everybody. 

The Gentse Fietsen, that's 37 km (23 miles) of pure fun on the bike. Do you feel like lingering on a spot a bit longer? Don't worry: there are two shortcuts in the route, with which you can each time cut off 9 km (5,6 miles).

Quickly grab your bike, or rent one from us, and get to know the favorite hotspots of real Ghentians. 

The fam on wheels!



Elisabeth oftes goes exploring with her kids and our longtail bikes really come in handy. She is happy to tell you the best spots for kids.

  • Splashing at the Blaarmeersen
  • The bike tunnel at the Rozemarijnbrug
  • Dream about knights and princesses at the Gravensteen
  • A fresh iced tea at Bidon
  • Climbing at the Gentbrugse Meersen
Longtail bike


Love is in the air

Axel en Klaske


Axel and Klaske are in a romantic mood. They are happy to share their romantic spots along the route while riding our tandem bike. Ideal for a picnic, selfie or lovely sunset. 

  • Coffee in the Bijloke gardens
  • The weaping willow at Prinsenhof
  • Selfie with the 3 Ghentian towers
  • A spaghetti at bar the Robot
  • Relax at the Houtdok

Little pleasures



Pierke Pierlala. He knows every corner of our city, so his tips for connoisseurs should not be missed. With his e-bike he seems to fly through the city of Ghent! 

  • Bird watching at the Bourgoyen
  • Coffee and cake at the Krook
  • Taking a moment at Westerbegraafplaats
  • The little tower at Ghent-Sint-Pieters
  • Plat de jour at a local restaurant
E-bike city bike

And more... 

A little taste of more special places in Ghent the route will take you to:


More about the Gentse Fietsen route


Last modified
Wed 8 Jul 2020