Tourism & IHS51!

Ghent is a perfect hub for visits to other breathtaking tourist destinations!

Why not combine your trip to IHS51 with a visit to:


Unesco heritage city Bruges (flemish: Brugge): 25′ train from Ghent St-Pieters railway station!

…or discover other great arts cities as Antwerp, Brussels and Lille (F), all less than one hour away from Ghent…



the Ypres Salient and the battlefields of World War One (1hour train/car).

…Flanders’ Western region is a fascinating area to discover by bike, with great food and countless breweries on your path….


Paris & Amsterdam

…the European fast railway network connects Ghent with these major tourist destinations in only 2 hours….