Luxury holidays in Ghent

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.

Getting there

  • Planes

    The closest international airport is Brussels; from there, it takes around 45 minutes to reach Ghent’s city centre by car.
  • Trains

    Regular intercity services from Brussels, Bruges, Antwerp and Ostend pull into Ghent’s Sint-Pieters station.
  • Automobiles

    The city centre is a pedestrians-only zone, but a car can be useful for day trips to Bruges, Brussels or Antwerp.