Art and culture – even if we are familiar with these subjects, we’ll show you some unusual sculptures, trendy street art and surprising architecture in this Collection. And in between, we’ll take you to some beautiful landscapes, fields, meadows, plains, forests, dunes, streams and lakes.
The icing on the cake is the unique art and culture enroute. You’ll discover objects to climb and interesting artistic experiences. Some of the creators are well–known artists such as Arne Quinze and Will Beckers. You’ll also encounter works from painters, poets and architects like Emile Verhaeren and Roger Raveel.
Every journey is an adventure; the walks in this Collection will catapult you to a journey into the unknown. Get ready to explore a universe of art and culture with a few surprises, along the way.
This route is named after the Sahara, for good reason – the landscapes here resemble a desert. It’s not surprising that this walk was voted the most beautiful hike in Belgium in 2018.
Fitting for a desert, there is also an experience here which could be described as a mirage here. Perhaps not a real one…
Breathe history, inhale culture and encounter art in various forms on this hike. Starting sometime in the Middle Ages the walk. After reaching the beautiful St. John’s Church, walk through classicism and the dark colonial period into the present day – all via unique natural landscapes.
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Rock Werchter is Belgium's biggest music festival: four days and four stages with big headliners, well–known artists and promising newcomers. With plenty of genres in the line–up, the festival is definitely a unique experience.
And when the area is not hosting festivals, it is considerably quieter, but…
You usually experience less on a direct route. By taking time for detours, or ‘nen Oemweg’ as they’re known in the local dialect, you’ll get to know the real Niel (the place, not the river).
The Nen Nielse Oemweg Route starts in the centre of this small town near Antwerp and routes past the green oases…
Emile Verhaeren’s stories and poems touched many souls at the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th century, yet he has been mostly forgotten (and unjustly so). On this walk, you follow in his footsteps and dive into his emotional worlds.
Emile – who? Emile Verhaeren was born in Sint–Amands…
Roger Raveel is considered one of the most important post-war artists. He was born on July 15, 1921 in Machelen-aan-de-Leie, a village near Ghent. He lived and worked here until his death on January 30, 2013.
In this place near Ghent, you can immerse yourself in his life and walk the streets he once walked…
Hosanna and welcome: Immerse yourself in the fascinating history of Herkenrode Abbey.
From 1217 to 1797, Herkenrode Abbey was a convent for Cistercian nuns, the name given to nuns who lead a life of prayer, reading and work.
The Cistercians were named after the monastery of Cîteaux, founded in 1098 by…
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