In ancient Greece, they believed in having a ‘mens sana in corpore sano’ – a healthy mind in a healthy body. On these tours, we’ve packed in (almost) all of Flanders’ culture. These routes are as iconic as the places they visit on the way. So, of course, we had to call them the Iconic Cultural Cycle Routes.
The Art Cities Tour takes you across Flanders in six days. You'll discover the most beautiful and impressive cities: Brussels, Leuven, Mechelen, Antwerp, Ghent, Bruges, and finally Ostend. You’ll find plenty of food for thought and photo opportunities on this trip. You can fill your heart and soul with all forms of art and warm hospitality.
Tour number two – the ‘Front Route 14-18’ – is dedicated to a sad topic, but one we must never forget: the horrors of war. Along the former front of the First World War – Flanders Fields – you encounter the large and small remnants left behind from 1914-18. It may be difficult and painful, but it’s worth visiting.
On day one of your Tour, you experience first hand how refreshing culture can be.
Today, you pass through some of the most beautiful parks that Brussels has to offer. They will keep you cool, even in the hottest weather.
Once you leave the regal buildings of the Belgian capital behind you, every shade of green surrounds you as you …
Fuel for your body is vital when you cycle, especially in the form of international cuisine. This is exactly what we serve you at the beginning of your Tour in Mechelen. In the charming cities of Mechelen, Rumst and Lier, you can expect everything from Spanish tapas to French croissants as well as plenty of culture.
Between tasty meals, you …
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We don’t give you the chance to catch your breath on day three either. We’ve selected wonderful towns of all shapes and sizes for you to visit. You set off from Edegem, with its small castles and tranquil fort.
After spending some time exploring the provinces, you arrive at the harbour metropolis of Antwerp which is a treasure trove of …
Day 4 – by now, your cycling brain is probably already overflowing with new experiences. Are you ready for more?
The city of Dendermonde, with its impressive cloth hall, is the first stop. Take a break here and stock up on provisions as next up you ride through nature, nature, and more nature.
The Kalkense Meersen and the Gentbrugse Meersen …
Welcome to day 5 of your journey through Belgium’s most beautiful cultural cities. We’ve made it even easier for you to navigate today – just follow the canal. The Ghent-Bruges Canal takes you from (who’d have thought it) Ghent to Bruges.
On the way, you can breathe in the fresh air, which is created in the forests, meadows, moors and …
Today is the last day of your Iconic Cycle Route Tour. For the last time, we'll throw everything into the mix and present you with culture, nature and (at the end of your journey) the North Sea.
But first, you visit one of the most wonderful and magical cities in Flanders. With its hidden corners and countless old houses and …
This bicycle Tour covers a difficult but important topic. The ‘Front Route 14-18’ takes you through the frontline landscape of the First World War. An area that was destroyed and rebuilt.
The ride takes you on both sides of the front line where you learn about the importance of these wartime landscapes. The action unfolded in bunkers, dugouts, trenches, bomb …
Today, on stage 2, we continue along the former front where people stood irreconcilably against each other. More than a hundred years since the First World War, Westhoek now welcomes you with open arms in a landscape where nature and history beautifully come together.
The cycle routes here are as exceptional as the hospitality. It's up to you whether you …
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