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.

10 november (CANCELLED)
Passchendaele Ceremony at Crest Farm Canadian Memorial Zonnebeke (6 pm)

10 November 1917 marks the day that Canadian troops ended the Battle of Passchendaele by capturing the ruins of the village. Together with the Canadian Government, the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 and the Municipality of Zonnebeke organize a ceremony starting with a subdued reflection at the Crest Farm Canadian Memorial followed by a torch parade through the Canadalaan. The parade follows the path of the last hundred meters of the attack and ends at Passchendaele church.
Maximum 100 people can attend the ceremony. There will be no open air reception and cultural activity.
You can register on the website soon.

11 november
Ceremonies and concert in Ypres

10.30 am Ceremony at the Belgian War Memorial, Coomansstraat Ypres
11 am Special Last Post at the Menin Gate, Ypres. (access only on invitation). Will be livestreamed (follow our Facebookpage @FlandersFields1418 for more details)
5 pm Concert The Great War Remembered in the Sint-Maartenskathedral (canceled in 2020 due to Covid)
8 pm Last Post at the Menin Gate, Ypres with VIPs.
Armistice Remembrance

Where

Menenstraat  1
8900 Ypres

When

From Tuesday, 10 November 2020
To Tuesday, 11 November 2025

Contact

Accessibility information

Local map

Below you will find an interactive map.

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