Cycling and walking
Our holiday home is located along the ‘Westhoek’ cycling network (close to junction 77) and along the ‘Hoppeland’ walking network (between junction 80 and 81).
Different routes depart from the village of Watou.
Some maps are also available in the holiday home.
Or use the free mobile application ‘West-Vlinderen’ on your smartphone and create your own walking or cycling route tailored to suit your personal preferences.
Thanks to the GPS function on your smartphone, the ‘West-Vlinderen’ app knows where you are and immediately proposes a route tailored to suit your preferences, suggesting some interesting addresses and tips for the journey. By using the junction numbers, you can then navigate from one location to another.
Would you like to rent bicycles or use a mountain bike or e-bike to explore the region…?
Useful links for great trips and activities
What is there to do in the region around Poperinge, Ypres, Heuvelland, Northern France ... ?
Culture in the artistic village of Watou
Tourism for kids
Exploring the region with the help of ‘Westhoek KD’s’
Every effort is made to make a visit to the Westhoek extra special for children. On the ‘Westhoek KD’ website you can discover the wide range of indoor and outdoor activities this region has to offer. The well-planned activities will allow you to enjoy yourself to the fullest! Your children will get to know the region in a fun way and you will also enjoy many benefits. You can visit the animal park ‘De Zonnegloed’, the children's brewery or
Let yourself be inspired…
On a decorative tour with hops
The hop fields adorn the landscape in this beautiful region. It is also the ideal opportunity to follow the brewing process of beer in the hops museum of Poperinge, in one of the breweries of Watou or at the premises of the hop growers themselves. The Abbey of Sint-Sixtus in West-Vleteren is located just a stone's throw away from the holiday home. In the café 'In de Vrede' you can taste this heavenly drink yourself! But there are also numerous cafés in the village of Watou where you can enjoy soaking up the local atmosphere.