Luxury holidays in Ghent
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When to go
July and August are the warmest months in Ghent, with average temperatures reaching 18°C, but they’re also the busiest. The city’s less crowded in May, June and September, and the weather’s still pleasant, too. Expect cold temperatures and varying forms of precipitation from October till March, with daily highs peaking around 4°C in January.
PlanesThe closest international airport is Brussels; from there, it takes around 45 minutes to reach Ghent’s city centre by car.
TrainsRegular intercity services from Brussels, Bruges, Antwerp and Ostend pull into Ghent’s Sint-Pieters station.
AutomobilesThe city centre is a pedestrians-only zone, but a car can be useful for day trips to Bruges, Brussels or Antwerp.