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The stories of Flanders

Flanders is a place of a million stories. Here you can find stories about our Arts, Heritage, Beer and Chocolate. Even Flanders Fields war stories.

Het James Ensorhuis ©Toerisme Oostende vzw - James Ensorhuis - Nick Decombel Fotografie
Arts & heritage
A pioneer, an artistic great and a key figure in modern art history, James Ensor. The legacy of this modern master is spread across the whole world.
Rapper op Stap - HI Express 26
Arts & heritage
Flemish Masters come Van Eyck, Bruegel, Rubens set the world ablaze in their respective time periods. home of heritage, a canvas for street art.
Beaufort © Westtoer
Arts & heritage
In Flanders you don't have to choose between contemporary art and experience unspoilt nature. Flanders have them both.
Lommelse Sahara
Nature
Where to find Flanders’ hidden flower carpet or a mining site reclaimed by nature? Explore the best views of Flanders through the eyes of a photographer.
Royal Museum for Central Africa
Arts & heritage
Flanders is virtually synonymous with the arts. Centuries ago, Flemish masters: Bruegel, Van Eyck, Rubens started the ball rolling and are celebrated in museums
National Park Hoge Kempen - (c) Regionaal Landschap Kempen en Maasland vzw
Nature
12,000 hectares nature. From extensive pine forests to purple flowering heathland, from sandy dunes and large lakes to high peaks that give you a stunning view.
StayAtHome
Accessibility
Rubens, Bruegel, Van Eyck, Ensor and the Mechelen city palace Hof van Busleyden welcome you. Flanders loves to share its rich cultural heritage.
The Ghent altarpiece
Arts & heritage
One of the world's greatest art treasures is secreted away in Ghent: the Adoration of the Mystic by the Van Eyck brothers, also known as the Ghent Altarpiece.
The Port house - Havenhuis ©Havenbedrijf Antwerpen - Peter Knoop
Arts & heritage
Churches and cathedrals, artistic masterpieces and our unparalleled beer culture... Flanders has plenty of treasures that are famous the world over.