Flowers and more in Flanders

Visit FlandersWelcome Back to Flanders Fields Pass will this year offer free and significantly discounted entry into many of the region’s museums and visitor attractions, including WW1 themed museums, breweries and other local experiences.

Flowers play a large role in Flanders with many places open for visits such as the 12th-century Kasteel Groot Bijgaarden (above)

Floralia Brussels, from 2 April to 3 May 2022 is well worth noting. The spring flower exhibition in the park and the greenhouses of the castle of Grand Bigard (Groot-Bijgaarden) offers an unforgettable flower experience. The park of 14 hectares incorporates nearly all spring bulb varieties. For the new flowering time, the gardeners of the castle have planted by hand more than one million bulbs!

Special attention goes to the tulips, with almost 400 varieties, hyacinths and daffodils are also well represented.

Many people's favourite in Flanders is picture-perfect Bruges. Canals loop across the UNESCO World Heritage town like a string of pearls, creating its well-earned title of 'the Venice of the North'. With cobblestone paths, brick archways, stone churches and quaint bridges, it’s nearly impossible to take a bad photograph. The addition of swans on the water, horse-drawn carriages in the lanes, and daffodils in the park, make it nearly magical. 

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