Ghent’s Medieval Christmas Market
Ghent is one of the oldest cities in Belgium and famous for its cobbled streets, enchanting squares and medieval architecture. During December, Ghent’s historic centre takes on a magical appearance. Fairytale decorations twinkle and sparkle against the backdrop of Ghent’s intricately adorned medieval buildings and stepped-gable houses.
Festively decorated stalls selling delicious foods to eat and enticing mugs of steaming aromatic mulled wine mingle with vendors displaying a variety of Christmas gifts and novelties. Even the foreboding Castle Gravensteen gets into the festive mood, with its courtyards and rooms decorated in a traditional festive style.
Let’s take a trip together through the magical medieval Ghent and explore its wondrous Christmas market together.