Guided tours

Are you curious about life in the Carmelite monastery?

Do you want to know more about the history of this ancient site?

Take a tour and be inspired by the stories of one of our guides!

Tour "Carmelites in brief"


A beautiful garden with an adjoining monastery is hidden in the heart of Ghent. We discover all the corners of this fascinating monastery garden and find out where Charles V's lions lived. We also take a look at the library, the tomb and the monastery building and finish with a real Triple Karmeliet.


  • Start: 10.30 am
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Price: 15 €, incl. guide and a Triple Karmeliet with cheese
  • Min. 8 persons

€ 15 p.p.Rondleiding incl. een Tripel Karmeliet met kaas

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Tour "Carmelites at length"


This tour follows the same route as "Carmelites in brief" (monastery garden, library, vault and cloister), but as an extra we visit the beautiful baroque church. After the walk we satisfy our hunger with a delicious hot meal.


  • Start: 10h30 
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Price: 35 €, incl. guide, soup, main course with a drink and dessert
  • Min. 8 persons

€ 35 p.p.Rondleiding incl. middagmaal

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