1917, Total War in Flanders

1917

Walking

Pool of Peace, Heuvelland

Kraters en Mijnenwandelroute (7 km)

This hiking route links up all the relics from WW I that have remained visible in the surroundings of Wijtschate. Each of them are silent witnesses of the underground warfare during the period of 1916-1917. The panoramic views along the route are really stunning! The map is only available in Dutch, but the route is signposted in one direction with a series of easily recognizable boards.
Starting point: Wijtschate - Order this route

Instappunt Oost

Explore the Ypres Salient (8 km)

Three entry points along the Ypres Salient are open for the public. Today's landscape is shown as a witness of the past, 100 years ago, in a historical film, three walking routes, a digital application and a cycling route that connects the three points. 
Starting point: Ieper - More info

Memorial Gardens Zonnebeke

Walks in and around Zonnebeke

Four walking circuits take you to the various First World War sites in Zonnebeke. Two of the walking circuits start from the castle park, close to the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917. These circuits lead to Tyne Cot Cemetery (8,5 km) and Polygon Wood (9 km). The two other circuits are a walk around Geluveld (4,5 km) and a walk along the Canadian Remembrance Trail to Passendale (6,5 km).
Starting point: Zonnebeke - More info

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