Destination guide

The historic area of Ghent awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's museums, history and theater scene and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Ghent. This romantic city is known for its art, local tours and monuments. Many of our vacation 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 vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Ghent a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Ghent

The nearest airport is in Antwerp (ANR-Antwerp Intl.), located 32.9 mi (52.9 km) from the city center. 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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Ghent?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 105 vacation rentals near Ghent. From 34 Condos/Apartments to 37 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ghent for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Ghent:

  • Rabot: 27 vacation rentals
  • Ghent City Centre: 32 vacation rentals
  • Patershol: 29 vacation rentals
  • Wondelgemstraat: 18 vacation rentals
  • Elisabethbegijnhof: 25 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Ghent?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Ghent. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ghent (GNE-Sint-Pieters Train Station): 137 vacation rentals
  • Ghent ICC: 136 vacation rentals
  • Portus Ganda: 115 vacation rentals
  • Protestant Church - Gent Centrum: 115 vacation rentals
  • Hotel d'Hane Steenhuyse: 122 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Ghent?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 34 Condos/Apartments in Ghent. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ghent include:

  • Houses: 37 rentals available
  • Villas: 10 rentals available
  • Studios: 36 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ghent?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 12 vacation rentals with pool available in Ghent. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.