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Peace route - cycling the Ypres Salient

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


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

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