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. Here’s a 26k hiking route.
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.
An easy map to see all the places mentioned on Discovering Belgium
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