This cycling holiday of Bruges and West Flanders offers an appealing mix of history, culture, scenic countryside and some tasty treats. Visit Flanders Fields and Ypres, scene of some of the fiercest battles of World War I. Stay in the historic city of Bruges and cycle to the sand dunes of the coast through a unique polder landscape.
This cycling holiday takes you to Ypres, scene of some of the fiercest battles of World War I. The many museums, memorials and cemeteries tell the story of those tumultuous days in 1916.
Menin Gate Memorial - Ypres
In the tiny hamlet of Westvleteren you can visit the Abbey of Saint Sixtus and purchase what many consider to be the world’s finest beer (prior appointment necessary).
Then it’s on to the small and historic city of Bruges to explore its museums, charming squares, canals and narrow lanes. Belgium chocolate is definitely on the agenda here and with more than 40 chocolate shops in town you will be spoilt for choice.
Cycle out to the coast along serene canals through scenic polder landscapes to follow cycle paths through the quiet and peaceful dunes.
This is an easy cycle tour on flat terrain along quiet roads and cycle paths.