Distance from our villa to Ghent City Center (Vrijdagmarkt) is about 3.5 km, up to the edge of the city (Dampoort Railway Station) about 2 km. Perfect for a bike ride; Moreover, you can easily get to neighborhoods where there are fewer or no tourists and where it is nevertheless beautiful: St Pietersplein, Citadelpark, University-botanic garden, Zuidpark, Miljoenenkwartier, ….
Villa Emma has a large lockable bicycle storage. We own 8 regular bicycles (5 € per bike per day) and 2 electrical steps (10 €/day). Who likes to make a day trip outside of Ghent and prefers not to pedal hard: we also have 2 electric bikes (35 € per bike per day + 20 € per extra day): 1 male model, 1 female model. Each bike is equipped with a bicycle lock. In view of the value of the electric bicycles, it should be noted that if the bicycle is lost, the purchase price will be invoiced.
Like to visit Brugge or Antwerpen? Our step can be folded to take on the train: in that way your stay on Villa Emma stays even more ecological 😊.
Cyclists drive on their own responsibility and respect the road code. If the tenant breaches existing laws and / or regulations during the rental period, Villa Emma can not be held liable in any case.
A wide range of bicycle routes is available. We can also prepare a lunch package if a day trip through the nature around Ghent is on your program.
Cyclists who have their own bicycle can also use our repair shop in case of a breakdown: equipment and materials are available. And those who arrive wet, can let their clothes dry with us.
For cyclists who plan a multi-day trip there is the possibility to bring your luggage to the next place to stay: you have not dragged …