The Ghent Experience, with a local guide!



Join our Small Group Tours - with individual registration - on Friday, Saturday or Sunday (English or Dutch). Choose between the Chocolate Tour and the Tasting Tour!...
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6 thematic private tours, with local guides, available every day of the week. The perfect activity to do with friends, family, or just by yourself!
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Charlie Tours will give your team an amazing experience in the historic city centre of Ghent. All of our teambuildings are fun, interactive and with local guides. ...
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About Charlie

Charlie Tours is a top Ghent guide organization, founded by Ghent-born Nick Vandecasteele:

"For four years I co-owned, with great enthusiasm, a local pub - restoBAR Charlie - at the Patershol, the oldest neighbourhood in the city. A (night)life full of fun & rock 'n roll! My passion for Ghent and for entertaining people, motivated me to start to work as a city guide as well. And I loved it so much that by the end of 2017, I decided to close the doors of restoBAR Charlie for good, to become a fulltime guide in Ghent: "Charlie Tours" was born! As a proud local I consider it an absolute privilege to guide visitors around my beautiful Ghent, together with my great team of local guides. Our customers gave us excellent ratings on TripAdvisor...So look no further for what to do in Ghent ;-)"

Absolutely loved the tour! Our tour guide was very well spoken, passionate about the city and with a good sense of humor. Definitely will join again next time I'm there. Big thumbs up!!!!
Petra Anatolevna - Moscow, Russia
We had a great guide! Funny, knowledgeable, synthetic and pleasant to talk to. Strongly recommended
Stan Livingston - San Diego, U.S.A.
We had a fantastic time and tasted some lovely chocolates on the way. It was a nice mix of chocolate tasting (with a bit of history) and other interesting facts about the city. Nick is a born natural tour guide and knows so much about his home city.
Jim B. - St. Albans, U.K.
Our family of four thoroughly enjoyed Nick’s chocolate tour yesterday. We learned all about the intriguing history of the chocolate business in Ghent as well as the history of Ghent in general. The samples during the tour were delicious!
Kevin W. - tourist from Ontario, Canada

All of our tours and teambuildings are the result of our passion for Ghent and the desire to share the beauty of this wonderful city with both visitors and locals!
We offer 6 thematic Private Tours & Teambuildings that are available every day of the week. The perfect activity to do with friends, colleagues, family, or just by yourself. During the weekends you can join our Small Group Tours, with individual registration (ENG/NL). Choose between our Chocolate Tour or Tasting Tour and enjoy the Ghent Experience together with Charlie! We are all local, insider guides, with a superior knowledge of the history and unique culture of this city.  And we always make sure that our tours are fun, interesting and interactive!

Gift Card

Let's face it ... a Gift Card is never an original gift, but luckily our tours are! Would you like to surprise someone with a fun & interactive tour through Ghent, given by a true local? Order your Gift Card now and determine the amount yourself (min. € 25). You can pick your gift card up 7/7 at Hostel Uppelink (on the St. Michael's Bridge) or have it delivered by post (+ € 2.50). All Gift Cards are valid for both our public tours and our 6 thematic private tours.

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