Ride the Gentse Fietsen route

Ride the brand new 'Gentse Fietsen Route'! Discover every corner of the beautiful Ghent by bike. With the insider tips of true Ghentians. Time to explore!

The route

A nice outing for the family, as a couple, with friends or simply on your own. The Gentse Fietsen Route offers 37 km (or 23 miles) of cycling fun, with for each his own. Discover the favourite spots of true Ghentians.

Do you want to stick around on one of the spots a bit longer? Don't worry, the route has two shortcuts, which each cut off 9 km (or 5,6 miles).


Elisabeth, Axel, Klaske, Pierke



Pick up the route map in bike point Centrum, Gent-Sint-Pieters or Dampoort, also the starting points of the route. Or open a digital version of the map here.


Gentse Fietsen Route



Rent a bike

On a trip with the children, a romantic tour with the tandem or easy going with the electric bike... Make your tour extra special with your perfect rental bike.

A city bike or cargobike with or without electric support, a tandem for aduls or with kids, a long tail bike, kids bike or bicycle trailer: you can rent a wide range of models at our bike points.




Of course you can also ride the route with your own bike. Bring it to on of our bike points, and we will make sure it is in perfect shape. As soon as your bike is ficed, you receive a text from us. In the meantime, you can rent a replacement bicycle at a discounted rate.


Win a Ghent Gift Voucher

Do you want to enjoy Ghent even more? Take part in our contest and get a chance to win a 50 euro voucher. We give away four each month in July and August. 

  1. Take a beautiful or funny picture during your bike ride
  2. Post it on Facebook or Instagram
  3. Tag @defietsambassadegent, together with the hashtag #gentsefietsen

Our jury picks four winners each month in July and August. 


Win een Gent Cadeaubon
Last modified
Tue 7 Jul 2020