These historical locations open their doors for your event

These historical locations open their doors for your event

5 authentique and unique venues

Ghent and the East Flanders regions have a rich history. The various historical locations where you can organise a meeting and event are also testimony to this. East Flanders has many historical locations that open their doors to you. Discover 5 authentic locations here. Each with their own inspiring stories and setting, they stimulate your team to think out of the box.

1. Old abbey Drongen

This centuries-old monastery building, located in Drongen, exudes pure tranquillity. The old abbey was originally an imposing Norbertine abbey. The Norbertines built this authentic location at the time. The history that precedes, is incredibly inspiring and it will do wonders when you brainstorm. 

The gigantic domain is located a stone's throw from Ghent, but is nevertheless situated in a very green environment. The large garden is accessible to everyone. Do you just want that little bit more? You can also spend the night at this unique spot and organise a seminar in the beautiful chapel.

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1. Old abbey Drongen

This centuries-old monastery building, located in Drongen, exudes pure tranquillity. The old abbey was originally an imposing Norbertine abbey. The Norbertines built this authentic location at the time. The history that precedes, is incredibly inspiring and it will do wonders when you brainstorm. 

The gigantic domain is located a stone's throw from Ghent, but is nevertheless situated in a very green environment. The large garden is accessible to everyone. Do you just want that little bit more? You can also spend the night at this unique spot and organise a seminar in the beautiful chapel.

Address
Drongenplein 27
9031 Drongen
Email
Phone
+32 9 226 52 26
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2. Sint-Pieters Abbey

St. Peter's Abbey is located in the city centre of Ghent and nearby the Leie. A place that is very centrally located, but still has enough greenery to completely unwind there. In the beautiful abbey garden you will find, among other things, a vineyard and fruit orchard, but also a herb garden and rare ruins. A centuries-old cultural hotspot that is an inspiring meeting place for all guests. This location is the perfect place to get inspired and get away from the everyday rat race. Be inspired by the fascinating history, the colourful abbey garden and the fantastic architecture.

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2. Sint-Pieters Abbey

St. Peter's Abbey is located in the city centre of Ghent and nearby the Leie. A place that is very centrally located, but still has enough greenery to completely unwind there. In the beautiful abbey garden you will find, among other things, a vineyard and fruit orchard, but also a herb garden and rare ruins. A centuries-old cultural hotspot that is an inspiring meeting place for all guests. This location is the perfect place to get inspired and get away from the everyday rat race. Be inspired by the fascinating history, the colourful abbey garden and the fantastic architecture.

3. 1898 The Post in Ghent

Hotel 1898 The Post is where you need to be for a breathtaking view over Ghent. This luxurious boutique hotel is now located in the former post office building in the heart of Ghent. To keep the memory of the postal building alive and give a wink to the past, the owners gave the rooms names such as The Stamp and The Enveloppe. 

Meetings are held there in the stylish meeting room. Have you and your colleagues had a tough meeting? Then be sure to take a look in their cocktail bar 'The Cobbler'. Let yourself be seduced by a delicious cocktail and the most fantastic view over Ghent. 

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3. 1898 The Post in Ghent

Hotel 1898 The Post is where you need to be for a breathtaking view over Ghent. This luxurious boutique hotel is now located in the former post office building in the heart of Ghent. To keep the memory of the postal building alive and give a wink to the past, the owners gave the rooms names such as The Stamp and The Enveloppe. 

Meetings are held there in the stylish meeting room. Have you and your colleagues had a tough meeting? Then be sure to take a look in their cocktail bar 'The Cobbler'. Let yourself be seduced by a delicious cocktail and the most fantastic view over Ghent. 

Address
Graslei 16
9000 Gent
Email
Phone
+32 9 277 09 60
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4. Castle of Leeuwergem

Meeting in a legendary castle? That's possible in Castle of Leeuwergem in Zottegem. Just 20 minutes from Ghent you will find this enchanting castle with its beautiful park, unique open air theatre and orangery. You have everything you need to make it an unforgettable experience. This beautifully preserved piece of history exudes all the charm and tranquillity needed to come up with fantastic ideas. Castle of Leeuwergem is considered one of the most beautiful castles in whole Belgium and is definitely worth a visit.

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4. Castle of Leeuwergem

Meeting in a legendary castle? That's possible in Castle of Leeuwergem in Zottegem. Just 20 minutes from Ghent you will find this enchanting castle with its beautiful park, unique open air theatre and orangery. You have everything you need to make it an unforgettable experience. This beautifully preserved piece of history exudes all the charm and tranquillity needed to come up with fantastic ideas. Castle of Leeuwergem is considered one of the most beautiful castles in whole Belgium and is definitely worth a visit.

Address
Kasteeldreef 1
9620 Zottegem
Email
Phone
+32 9 360 22 16
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5. Muziekcentrum De Bijloke in Gent

Muziekcentrum De Bijloke is a beautiful historic building, located on the outskirts of Ghent city centre. Yet the building is located in an oasis of greenery, right next to the Leie. The building has a real history, which began in 1228 with the establishment of the Bijloke Hospital. The construction and modernisation of the music centre began in 2000, with great respect for the monument. Today it is a wonderful location for all your meetings, congresses and corporate events.

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5. Muziekcentrum De Bijloke in Gent

Muziekcentrum De Bijloke is a beautiful historic building, located on the outskirts of Ghent city centre. Yet the building is located in an oasis of greenery, right next to the Leie. The building has a real history, which began in 1228 with the establishment of the Bijloke Hospital. The construction and modernisation of the music centre began in 2000, with great respect for the monument. Today it is a wonderful location for all your meetings, congresses and corporate events.

Address
Bijlokekaai 7
9000 Gent
Email
Phone
+32 9 323 61 22
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