East Flanders

Get to know the versatile environment of this region in Belgium from a holiday home in East Flanders. East Flanders consists of the regions Meetjesland, Waasland, the Leiestreek, Scheldeland, the Flemish Ardennes and Ghent. From our holiday homes in East Flanders, you can enjoy a changing landscape full of vast polders, fields, forests, heaths and rivers. Discover the hidden villages, castles, ancient farms, churches and charming cities such as Oudenaarde and Tournai. Holiday homes in East Flanders are the ideal starting point for various excursions in this surprising region.

Enjoy nature from a holiday home in East Flanders

A holiday home in East Flanders is the starting point for endless cycling and walking tours. There is a reason why East Flanders is known as the cycling province of Belgium. The province of Flanders has recently improved and expanded its bicycle network. You will discover the cycling networks of the Lys region, the Meetjesland and the Flemish Ardennes here. Collectively, this network accounts for 1800 kilometres of cycle paths. Stop along the way for a drink on a terrace in one of the picturesque villages, or visit one of the museums that can be found along these routes. Do you want to spend time on the water this summer? Then you can go kayaking, canoeing or water skiing in this region. Take a boat trip on the Lys, the Scheldt or one of the canals, or enjoy a relaxing walk along the quay. Come home and enjoy a refreshing regional beer, and relax on the private terrace of your holiday home in East Flanders!

Visit the historic city of Ghent based in a holiday home in East Flanders

It is easy to make various excursions in the area based in a holiday home in East Flanders. Ghent, the capital of East Flanders, is certainly well worth a visit! This bustling cultural city with its historic centre has a diverse range of events, museums and attractions. Think of Saint Bavo's Cathedral, with its famous painting "De Aanbidding van het Lams God" (The Adoration of the Lamb of God), Saint Nicholas Church, the Belfry and the Castle of the Counts. The Middle Ages can still be seen in the old facades of the beautiful guild houses on the Graslei and Korenlei. From here, you can take a boat trip on the inland waterways of Ghent. Of course, you can also shop till you drop in Ghent, and there are plenty of restaurants. In the evening, the authentic Patershol district is very enjoyable. You walk through narrow streets along exotic restaurants here. The perfect location to end a day in the historic city of Ghent with a delicious dinner.

Back in time on a holiday in East Flanders

Of course, aside from the city of Ghent, there are also plenty of culture excursions possible during a holiday in East Flanders. For example, you can visit one of the many museums in this region, like the Provincial Archaeological Museum or the Textile Museum. Or take on the role of old cycling heroes in the Tour of Flanders Centre, an experience centre, where it seems as if you are taking part in the most beautiful cycling classic in Flanders! There is also plenty to do for children on holiday in East Flanders. For example, visit adventure park "The Seven Summits", a park where you can enjoy seven different activities, including a barefoot path, marsh trail, climbing tower and laser battle. Or the Bospark in Lokeren, where you and your children can spend a relaxing day in the countryside. Enjoy the many possibilities of a holiday home in East Flanders, and you will be surprised by this lively region.

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Holiday in East Flanders - FAQs
How many Belvilla houses can I choose from in East Flanders?

At Belvilla, you can choose from 20+ houses to stay in East Flanders.

What are the most important places to visit in East Flanders?

Saint Bavo's Cathedral, Gravensteen, Saint Nicholas' Church, Graslei, Museum Voor Schone Kunsten, Sint Michielsbrug, Saint Michael's Church, Geraardsbergen, are some of the important places to visit in East Flanders.

Any activities that I must include during my stay in East Flanders?

Some of the must-try activities in East Flanders are:

  • Cycling
  • Boating
  • Kayaking In Ghent
  • Hiking In Forests
  • Sunbathing On The Beach
  • Visiting Botanical Gardens And Museum
What are the recommended dishes in East Flanders?

Gaufres a la flamande, Asparagus a la flamande, Tomate Crevette, Paling, Preisoep are some of the recommended dishes in East Flanders.

When is the ideal time to visit East Flanders?

You can visit East Flanders anytime from March to late September.

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