A REGION TO FALL IN LOVE WITH
The eight villages that together make up Heuvelland – De Klijte, Dranouter, Kemmel, Loker, Westouter, Wijtschate, Wulvergem and Nieuwkerke – lie in the outermost southern tip of West Flanders. The typical hilly character of the area makes Heuvelland a place of intense natural beauty. It is a succession of magnificent panoramic views, wooded slopes, nature reserves and broad farmlands. Small wonder it’s so calming to come here.
Heuvelland offers a variety of possibilities and surprising extras. Whether you’re the athletic type who wants to conquer one of our ‘mountains’, or you’re interested in the war past, or you’re passionate about folk, or you’re an aficionado of authentic tastes and dishes or you just want to relax in a green environment: you’ll find it all in Heuvelland with enough to go around.
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Opening hours Tourist Office during Holidays
The Tourist Office is on open on Tuesday 24th December from 9:00 - 12:00 and on Tuesday 31st December from 9:00 - 12:00. The office is closed on Wednesday 25th December, Thursday 26th December, Wednesday 1st January 2014 and Thursday 2nd January 2014. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!Heritage Open Day Bayernwald Sunday 8 September
Bayernwald, located at 40 m above sea level, was of high military-strategic value. Having a good view over the front line was an important asset. That way, it was easier to point the cannons accurately and to defend one's positions. This explains why French and Bavarian soldiers were engaged in ...Bayernwald closing days
On hunting days in the wood nearby, Bayernwald is closed for reason of security. The hunting days for 2013 are: Saturday 31th of August 2013 Saturday 7th of September 2013 Sunday 15th of September 2013 Saturday 28th of September 2013 Saturday 9th of November 2013 Saturday16th of November 2013 S...