This sensational, half-day tour in Ghent starts with a scenic bus ride through the charming Flemish countryside. Once you arrive in the city center of Ghent, your guide will lead you to a pontoon, or canal boat, you'll then board for a picturesque and informative exploration of the city. As you cruise through this historic city, see highlights such as the impressive Castle of the Counts, the Fish Market, 13th-century monasteries and the ancient port of Ghent, along with its mercantile houses. After your cruise, explore this beautiful city on your own — enjoy a cup of coffee in one of its waffle houses, or browse the local shops for fine chocolates and Flemish lace. Lastly, enjoy another canal boat cruise back to your motor coach before the return journey to port.