Flanders Fields Country
Flanders Fields in Belgium
First and foremost, you are coming to our region to remember, to honour the memory of those who died. But the Flanders Fields Country – also known locally as the Westhoek – has more to offer than that. It is a warm and welcoming region, full of beautiful scenery and friendly people. And as you will discover, the Westhoek is a great place for visitors and holiday-makers of all kinds.
The Westhoek district of the Flanders Fields Country is more than just an old battlefield. Nowadays, it offers a pleasing landscape, stretching from the flat polders of the coastal plain to the green hills along the French border. Nature is all around, making the region an ideal place to walk or cycle. Signposted routes and networks make it easy to find your way around. Authentic villages and delightful towns will charm anyone with a sense of history or a love of peace and quiet. Hundreds of cafés, restaurants and summer terraces will pleasantly surprise visitors. And the region is famous for its delicious, locally-brewed beers! Gastronomy in the Westhoek can range from a tasty local speciality, right through to star-quality cooking in a top restaurant. Wherever you go you will be pampered and spoilt, by a people famous for their warm hospitality. And there is no problem about where to stay: the region has a wide range of hotels, bed & breakfasts, holiday homes and even camping sites.