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Delicious hiking: Culinary Tours in Flanders

VISITFLANDERS

Delicious hiking: Culinary Tours in Flanders

Hiking Collection by VISITFLANDERS

6

Tours

21:03 h

51.2 mi

925 ft

If you haven't already fallen in love with Flanders and its provinces, you certainly will after these walks. Because the way to a person’s heart is through their stomach. With these walks we want to tickle your taste buds, seduce you and spoil you.

What do you like best? Crisply prepared vegetables? Freshly caught fish or tender meat from the farm next door? Vegetarian or "nose-to-tail"? We have something for everyone.

Good food is in our genes. But don't worry, we're not pretentious about it. We offer more than just haute cuisine; in Flanders delicious food is served around almost every corner.

We know you will love these walks! Come along and experience the Burgundian joie de vivre on our gourmet routes!

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Tours & Highlights

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    Witloof Route

    Intermediate
    03:53
    9.52 mi
    2.5 mph
    125 ft
    125 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    Flanders is famous for its excellent endive or chicory, a winter vegetable characterised by its crunchy leaves and slightly bitter taste. This route takes you to one of the centres of its cultivation, not far from Leuven.

    

    Chicory is so much more than just a vegetable. There are so many exciting things

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  • Intermediate
    02:07
    5.14 mi
    2.4 mph
    100 ft
    100 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    This is a "tasty" route where you can follow in the footsteps of one of our country's most famous products: Trappist beer.

    

    These beers are still made by monks. Only 13 breweries in the world are allowed to use the Authentic Trappist Product (ATP) label. Five of them are in Belgium and one is the subject

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  • Intermediate
    04:51
    11.8 mi
    2.4 mph
    175 ft
    175 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    This walk takes you, among other places, through the Wambeek Valley. A stream flows through a centuries-old agricultural landscape where meadows and fields are bordered by forests.

    

    Along the way, be sure to visit the Achelse Kluis, where real Trappist beer is still brewed, stock up on award winning cheese

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  • Intermediate
    04:04
    9.81 mi
    2.4 mph
    250 ft
    250 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    This route will catapult you to all seven heavens of pleasure, past old village pubs serving Leuven stew and to Burgundian restaurants.

    

    Hopefully you've got an appetite, because in the Zwalm region, water mills, restaurants and village pubs invite you to enjoy all the good things the region has to offer

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  • Intermediate
    02:07
    5.07 mi
    2.4 mph
    150 ft
    150 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    On this route you walk through agricultural land where hops are traditionally grown. No wonder the monks of the nearby St. Sixtus Abbey used them to make one of the most famous products: Trappist beer.

    

    This beer is something very special, only 13 abbeys in the world are allowed to produce original Trappist

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  • Intermediate
    04:02
    9.83 mi
    2.4 mph
    150 ft
    150 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    This route is something very special. On the one hand, because it’s the only one of our Collection that’s entirely dedicated to an animal, namely the North Sea crab.

    

    It also presents you with a spectacle that’s so extraordinary that UNESCO has recognised it as a cultural heritage site. Oostduinkerke

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    6
  • Distance
    51.2 mi
  • Duration
    21:03 h
  • Elevation
    925 ft

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