National Park Hoge Kempen - (c) Regionaal Landschap Kempen en Maasland vzw
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.

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.

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.
Irène Juliot-Curie
Flanders Fields
Mary Sklodowska was born on the 7th November of 1867 in Warsaw (Poland). She was the youngest in a family of 5 children.
John Mc Crae
Flanders Fields
John McCrae was born on November 30th, 1872 in Guelph, Ontario, Canada as the son of Scottish immigrants.
Edith Cavell
Flanders Fields
The daughter of a vicar, Edith Cavell was born in Norfolk, England, in 1865. As a young woman she had a governess job in Brussels.
Talbot House - Every man's club
Flanders Fields
On 3rd May 1915, Ypres, an officer of the Canadian army is sitting on the rear step of an ambulance. He is looking at the grave of his friend and brother...
Arts & Heritage
Castles, churches, breweries and city palaces, hospitals, chapels and much, much more. Flanders has an almost inexhaustible wealth of historical heritage.
Harold Morgan
Flanders Fields
Harold Sydney Morgan was born on May 2nd 1890 in Pennsylvania, USA, as the son of Welsh immigrants. Harold was one of five children and the couple’s eldest son.
Seabrook Brothers
Flanders Fields
The Great War represents a dark chapter in the history of Europe, claiming all too many sacrifices; four precious years, vast amounts of resources...
Nellie Spindler
Flanders Fields
Nellie Spindler was born in Wakefield, a small city in Yorkshire, England. She’s the eldest daughter of George and Elizabeth, has two younger sisters.