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,
VISITFLANDERS.

When the German Army unleashed the first poison chlorine gas attack in WW1, the Canadians bravely held the front line and in just two days, over 2000 died. Marking their efforts is The Brooding Soldier, a 10metre tall white granite column, at the top of which is a solemn, downward looking bust of a soldier. Found in Sint-Juliaan, the soldier is bowed, standing in the direction from which the chlorine arrived.

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Brugseweg 1
8920 Langemark-Poelkapelle

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