Flanders Fields

Walking

 

In the context of the Reconstruction, various walking routes were mapped out along reconstruction sites:

Feniks Walk, Ypres - 2,3 km

The Feniks walk takes you to all the most remarkable reconstruction sites in Ypres. Follow the circuit between the Colaertplein and the Market Square, passing some of the city's most outstanding buildings along the way. 

The walk, including a number of fascinating 'did you knows' about the reconstruction, can be consulted free of charge via the app 'Ypres Salient 1914-1918: From the ashes'. 

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'Footsteps', Diksmuide - 3 km

With this walk you can follow in the footsteps of the pioneers of the reconstruction in Diksmuide, who brought the town back to life after the war. 

The map is available at Tourism Diksmuide (Grote Markt 6).

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Follow the Feniks / Feniks 2020, Nieuwpoort - 3 km

Follow the Phoenix through the historic town centre of Nieuwpoort.

The map is available at Toerisme Nieuwpoort (Marktplein 7 & Hendrikaplein 1).

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'Zonnebeke reborn' - 4 km

A new heritage walk 'Zonnebeke reborn: what after the Great War?', forms part of the series 'Stories along the way' and tells the story of how life and society in Zonnebeke recovered after the First World War.  

The map is available (€ 5) at Toerisme Zonnebeke (Berten Pilstraat 5a). 

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Sound walk 'The Wild West', Langemark-Poelkapelle - 8,5 km

A carousel of stories about the reconstruction of a village and the recovery of the police system in the 'Wild West'. 

The map is available at Toerisme Langemark-Poelkapelle (Kasteelstraat 1), Infopunt Oud Gemeentehuis (Guynemerplein 5) and  Guynemerpaviljoen (Brugseweg 126). 

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