Ostend beach

The Belgian coast boasts a first-rate sandy beach for almost its entire length, and Ostend has an especially fine slice.

Veurne

This pretty little country town has a relaxing air and a delightful main square.

Ieper

Flanders witnessed some of the worst of the slaughter of World War I, and Ieper is dotted with the sad and mournful mementoes.

Flemish tapestries

Small-town Oudenaarde was once famous for its tapestries, and a superb selection is on display today.

Bruges

By any measure, Bruges is one of western Europe’s most beautiful cities, its jangle of ancient houses overlooking a cobweb of picturesque canals.

Ghent’s Adoration of the Mystic Lamb

This wonderful Jan van Eyck painting is absolutely unmissable.

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