Sint-Baafsabdij tuin
© Marthe Hoet

Visit

The St Bavo’s site is both unique and vulnerable. That is why the abbey ruins show off their charms for only a few days a week from April until the end of October.

 

Practical info

St Bavo’s Abbey is open from April until the end of October on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 2.00 to 6.00 p.m. On Sunday afternoons, the Abbey neighbours are responsible for the reception.

More information about prices, directions, and accessibility.

In a group

Immerse yourself in the story of the abbey during a guided tour.

Group visits are possible all year round on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
From April to the end of October also on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays between 2 and 6 p.m.

Admission is free, so you only pay for the guide.

Languages - available in Dutch, French, English, German and Spanish
Duration - 90 minutes
Number -  a maximum of 20 people per guide
Price - €95 per guide
Reservations - book online

Apply for your visit

You can request your group visit via our booking office 'BoekjeBezoek'

Book online

With your class

Are you looking for an educational cultural activity with your school or class group? You can visit the abbey with your class during opening hours between April and November. If you want more background information, book a guided tour. This immerses you in both medieval abbey life and the stormy 16th century. That was when Emperor Charles V decided to visit the abbey.

Languages - available in Dutch, French, English, German and Spanish
Age -  12-18 years old
Duration - 90 minutes
Number - a maximum of 20 students per guide
Price - €79
Availability - on tuesday and thursday
Reservationsbook online

Apply for your visit

You can request your group visit via our booking office 'BoekjeBezoek'

Book online

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