A practical example of how to use the wonderful Flemish cycling network in Flanders: an 85-km round trip Tienen, the sugar city
There are numerous opportunities for recreational cycling in Belgium, including organised events taking place through the country. I explain what to expect, and suggest some cycling events you might like to join.
The Voerstreek is one of the prettiest regions of Flanders; and is covered with footpaths and cycle routes, making it an excellent place for a day out. This was my first visit to the area – and it won’t be my last!
An ingenious network of cycle paths and footpaths covers many parts of Flanders and makes it easy to devise your own unique cycling and hiking route.
A Happy Christmas and a New Year full of Belgian Discoveries! Yes, it’s my final post of 2015. But what a strange day. 14 degrees warm, and in the direct sunshine, as hot as a day in June. Not good from the perspective of the planet’s climate, but so good to get some sunshine in December.
Keerbergen Mill is the last remaining mill of 76 that used to grind corn in the Dijle region. If you live in the neighborhood it’s worth taking a look at, although currently you can’t go inside.
The cycle paths along the Rivers Dijle and Demer are generally excellent, and guarantee kilometres of safe cycling
A pleasant circular cycle ride around the suburbs and wood surrounding Leuven – and a reminder of an unsolved mystery.
A Saturday morning cycle ride under the grey clouds of Belgium.
Some more great tips from Kevin Mayne on how to enjoy cycling in Belgium
Some great ideas from guest blogger Kevin Mayne to discover Belgium by bike
Here is the third part of “In Bruegel’s footsteps”, which covers his association with the Limburg town of Peer.
Walk or jog; trot your horse or ride your bike; fish or paddle; eat or drink; kick a football or throw a frisbee. There are lots of different ways to enjoy Tervuren Park.
Located 20 kilometres south-west of Antwerp, just off the busy N16, the quiet town of Bornem has so much to see that a day, or even a weekend, is never going to suffice.
2017 update: Some of the information below is no longer valid. For two more recent articles on the Haspengouw fruit orchards, check out Cycling through the orchards of the Haspengouw and Biking amid the blossoms of the Haspengouw. Still suffering from the greyness of March? Itching for […]