Practical information

St Bavo's Abbey - Voorhoutkaai - 9000 Gent

Contact details


Admission is free.


Bus 17 (Drongen Station – P+R Oostakker)
Bus 18 (Merendree – Luchteren – P+R Oostakker)
Bus stop: Van Eyckstraat

Car parks

De Reep (P2)
B-Parking Ghent Dampoort


We are sorry to announce that St Bavo’s Abbey is not accessible for wheelchair users.

General guidelines

To ensure that all visitors enjoy their stay, please note the following:

  • Pets are not allowed.
  • Smoking is prohibited on the entire site of St Bavo’s Abbey.
  • Eating or drinking in the various rooms of the abbey is prohibited. It is permitted in the gardens.
  • Photography and filming for private purposes are permitted. However, the use of flash photography and/or a tripod is prohibited.