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The flat water rich area North of the town, along the canal Ypres-Yzer, the hilly track along the Palingbeek or cycling through the Ypres Salient... Different possibilities for different kinds of cyclists.

The Peace Route is a route which offers an ideal introduction to the Ypres Salient.

It starts in Ypresand first leads to the ‘Palingbeek' Provincial Park, Hill 60 and Hill 62 - three locations of great strategic significance for the armies of both sides. The route continues through pleasant countryside and passes a number of impressive military burial sites, including Tyne Cot Cemetery in Passendale, the German Soldatenfriedhof in Langemark and Essex Farm.


Starting point: Grote Markt Ypres - Distance: 45 km

Price: € 2.00

For sale at at the Ypres Tourist Office 

Cycle Network:

More than 1000 kilometres of cycling pleasure is at your reach. This network can be ridden in both directions and the signposting is based on the junction system, which has been successful in other parts of Flanders.

Cyclists can plan their preferred route in advance, using the two available network maps (North and South). The map shows the distance in kilometres between junctions:


Starting Point: to be chosen

Price: € 8,00

Network routes are for sale at the Ypres Tourist Office