Join me as I cycle around the outskirts of Leuven on this 27 km route that takes in Heverlee Woods and the Leuven-Mechelen Canal.
The 63 km Promenade Verte allows walkers and cyclists to encircle Brussels and discover its history and nature.
Whether you prefer to walk, cycle, jog, gallop, tree-hug or whatever, there’s plenty of opportunities in the Forêt de Soignes.
There is plenty to do and see in the Forêt de Soignes, a massive and old beech forest outside Brussels. Here are some tips.
It’s time to get your bikes out this Sunday, August 28th, for a 20, 40 or 70 km cycle ride around Leuven
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.
A day in the MolignÃ©e Valley, south of Namur, could incorporate a country walk, a visit to the historic ruins of Montaigle Castle, a tour of the Abbey of Maredsous, a visit to a snail farm, and a trip on a rail-bike.
Hageland – the area south of Leuven – is an excellent region for cycling, thanks to fairly quiet country lanes and the presence of the Cycling Interchange Network, which allows you to easily plan and follow your own cycle route
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Guest Blogger Rebecca provides travel tips on the Belgian capital for the Guardian’s Been There Travel website. Here she explains how to cycle the Promenade Verte. Did you know that there is another Ring in Brussels, one which takes you through the city’s outermost districts at a leisurely […]
I love the Cycle Route Interchange Network. If you’ve never tried it, you should. As far as I know, it applies only to Flanders at the moment and you can check it out here. In Wallonia they have this different system (if you have used their network, let […]
The RÃ©seau Autonome de Voies Lentes (RAVeL), or as its website quaintly translates it, the Autonomous Network of Slow Ways, was established in 1995. This network of old canal embankments and disused railway tracks winds through much of Wallonia. Currently, it extends to over 1000 km of pathways. […]