GLUK is a stone’s throw from Ypres, in the middle of ‘Flanders Fields’. It is the ideal base to discover Heuvelland. Easily accessible via the A19 Kortrijk/Ieper.
There is plenty to do in the region for young and old, active or relaxed.
MEMORIAL MUSEUM PASSCHENDAELE
Everything about the First World War in a fascinating museum
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Every day at exactly 20H00 at the Menin Gate in Ypres.
In commemoration of the Great War.
MONUMENTS & CEMETERIES
A war to commemorate
THE LEGACY CYCLING ROUTE
This 37 km cycle route introduces you to the monumental heritage of the Battle of Passchendaele and includes a passage around the Polygon forest.
THE SUBMERGED MEADOW
Come and enjoy this true bird paradise in total tranquillity. With a wide range of food, breeding and resting places for the birds. You can easily combine this walk with a visit to the Ypres fortresses.
MOUNTAIN BIKE ROUTE GUSTAVE BOURGOIS
The Mountain Bike Route Gustave Bourgois consists of 3 loops, which together account for 40 km. The mountain bike route crosses Groot-Zonnebeke. And it is pure sporting enjoyment in varied scenery in all its facets.
RESTO & BISTRO
The Westhoek is the ideal region to enjoy culinary delights. Top gastronomy is unrivalled. Of course also an extensive range of cosy restaurants, bistros and eateries, where you can enjoy the delicious Westhoek cuisine.
THE KAZEMATTEN (CASEMATES)
The Ypres city brewery Kazematten (Casemates) is located under the fortresses that surround the city. The unique historical Casemates of the “Wooden Horse” at the Lille Gate were transformed into an authentic brewery.
The Heuvelland wine-growing region is located in one of the most beautiful regions of Belgium. The slopes, the influence of the North Sea and the special substrate with iron-sandstone create a unique vineyard terrain. A visit to one of the wine estates is definitely worth it!
Perhaps the Vintage Heuvelland cycle route will be something for you when it’s good weather?
BELLEWAERDE & BELLEWAERDE AQUA PARK
Bellewaerde, a trip that the whole family will enjoy.
Screaming with pleasure on the best attractions, admiring the exotic animals and unwinding completely in the beautiful nature.
Bellewaerde Aqua Park, it’s a smashing adventure for young and old.
Unwind in a natural oasis of greenery and slide from one water attraction to another with the whole family. This way parents and children can enjoy a unique experience together on a slide suited for the whole family!
Within walking distance from GLUK!
TREASURE HUNT POLYGON FOREST
Discover the Polygon forest by means of pleasant tasks and fun-filled facts. The target group is children from 4 to 12 years. This treasure hunt (and many others) can be obtained at De Palingbeek visitor centre.
Looking for a nice activity for young and old? You can play mini-golf in the Oude Kaasmakerij!