Bayernwald (Bayern Wood)

War site
Wijtschate
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This unique German site is located between the villages of Wijtschate and Voormezele. The site consists of two mine galleries, a mine shaft, a trench system and five bunkers. It is accessed via a footpath which passes through the restored network of trenches. A series of information panels give details of the events which took place here and explain what life at the front was really like.

Extra info:
Attention: tickets are not available on the location of Bayernwald.

Opening hours
Open every day from 0900 until 1800

Entrance prices:
€ 4pp individual ticket
€ 1,50 pp youngsters < 25
€2,50 pp for teachers
€0 children until 7 year
Groups from 20 persons: € 2,50 pp.
A guided visit can be asked at toerisme@heuvelland.be

Duration of the visit average 45 minutes.
The site is accessible for wheelchairs. (for more information contact Tourism Heuvelland)

Entrance tickets available at
Tourist Office Heuvelland, Heuvelland Visitors Centre (Sint-Laurentiusplein 1, 8956 Kemmel)

From 16/11 untill 31/03 Tourist Office Heuvelland is closed on Mondays to purchase the tickets.
Tickets can also be bought at:
Bistro Saint-Hubert, Sint-Medardusplein 17, Wijtschate
Local shop Appetijtje, Sint-Medardusplein 4, Wijtschate
Bakkery Pauwelyn, Dries 9, Kemmel
Tourist Office Ieper, Markt 34, Ieper

Theme: 
World War
Label: 
Westhoek Voordeelpas Icoon Logo
Voordeelpas-formule Westhoek

Contact information

Location: 
Bayernwald (Bayern Wood)
Voormezelestraat 2
8953 Wijtschate
Phone/Fax:
+32 57 45 04 55

Opening Information

Opening Period:
01/01/2018 to 31/12/2019
  • monday from 09:00 to 18:00
  • tuesday from 09:00 to 18:00
  • wednesday from 09:00 to 18:00
  • thursday from 09:00 to 18:00
  • friday from 09:00 to 18:00
  • saturday from 09:00 to 18:00
  • sunday from 09:00 to 18:00

Price information

Price:
Paying
Standard price: 
€4.00
Individual price:
  • Youth till 25 years: € 1.50
  • Kids till 7 years: € 0.00
Group price:
  • From 20 persons: € 2.50 per person
Extra price information: 
€2,50 pp voor leerkrachten (op vertoon van lerarenkaart aan balie) Leerkrachten gratis als begeleider bij schoolgroep.
Payment options: 
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