Cycling route around romantic Bruges
Bruges is also the Venice of the North 'Brugge die Scone' in Flemish, this beautiful city is surrounded by canals. This circuit will make you discover the most beautiful villages and towns of Flanders. Visit and enjoy a lively, touristic city, you will be welcomed by our Belgian friends recognized for the quality of their welcome. This cycling trip in Belgium will be accompanied by world-famous beers.
The main areas of interest during the stay:
- The castles
- the polders
- the towns and villages of Flanders
Day 1 - Bruges
Bruges has many museums and tourist spots, such as the Belfry, the old town, the canals and its modern port (Zeebrugge).
A description with 4 suggested circuits around Bruges will be given to you on your arrival.
Day 2 - Castles in the region of Torhout and Wijnendale (69 km)
This first day of cycling guides you through the discovery of castles including Aertrycke Castle, which was built in 1869 for Baron August de Maere. The castle park is now a public domain. The second castle, ‘Wijnendaele’, has an 8 century history to tell you, it was one of the favorite residences of the Count of Flanders.
Day 3 - Damme, Knokke and the North Sea (59 km)
We will pass through the most picturesque villages of Flanders including the famous town of Damme, with its attractive historic center. The curiosities and gastronomy attract many visitors every year.
Day 4 - Lissewege and De Haan (52 km)
Lissewege is located in the heart of the polders. This village is, like Damme, charming and picturesque. You will enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of a real rustic village. Less silent but as interesting as Lissewege, visit the town of De Haan. This coastal town has retained its style of the "Belle Epoque" (19th century).
Day 5 - Bulskampveld: the park, the castle and nature (55 km)
This tour follows the Bruges - Ghent canal. On your way, visit 'Male' Abbey. This abbey was at the time the castle of the Count of Flanders.
Day 6 - End of stay after breakfast