Dear Friend of Flanders,

In view of the COVID-19-situation, specific safety measures and additional restrictions are currently in place across Belgium. You will find more detailed information on following website. For the latest travel advice to our country, please consult your local authorities.

If you are travelling to Flanders, Brussels or elsewhere in Belgium for a duration of 48 hours or more, you will need to complete a Passenger Locator Form, within the 48 hours before your arrival in Belgium. 

Take good care of yourself and each other and keep it safe and healthy.  

We hope to welcome you again soon, with twice the heart, love and hospitality. 

Warm regards,

Leif & Erna Alfredsson - Swedish Ambassadors for Flanders

... for the expansion of Stora Enso in Flanders, Belgium. They planned on staying for two years, but after 16 years they are still living in Ghent and became big fans of the city.



The Flemish gastronomy, charming markets, and a buzzing city life stole the hearts of Leif & Erna Alfredsson.

  • Name: Leif and Erna Alfredsson
  • Age: 62 years old and 60 years old
  • Living in: Ghent
  • Born in: Sweden
  • Passionate about: sports, cooking, skiing, meeting new people, experiencing new cultures, travel and hiking in the Swedish mountains
  • Profession: manager, assistant Engineering Department Belgium ; dental assistant in Sweden

The Flemish gastronomy, charming markets, and a buzzing city life stole their hearts. They love to show the most beautiful places to visiting friends and family and make sure to serve their guests some delicious local specialties. Read more about Leif and Erna and discover their insider tips on Flanders.

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