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  • Ramparts
  • In Flanders Fields Museum
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Ypres Today

Ypres Today: enjoy and live Ypres in Flanders Fields

Ypres and Flanders Fields is an exciting area to discover : delicious belgian chocolate, overwhelming walking and cycling tours, touring by car in Flanders Fields, ...

Gastronomy : delicious Belgian chocolate and more....

While in Ypres, take your time to enjoy the world famous Belgian chocolate
You can find different chocolate confectioners on the Market Square who all offer high quality products. 
When you go out to eat, please try one of Ypres' many specialties in one of the fine restaurants all over the city.
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Walking in Ypres and its surroundings

Ypres offers numerous walking possibilities through Flanders Fields : take the Heritage Footpath through the centre, go for the Ramparts route on the Vauban Ramparts of Ypres or discover the Natural Reserve The Palingbeek.
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Cycling in Ypres

Cycling is a joy in different parts of Flanders Fields : along the canal Ypres-Yzer, the hilly track along the Palingbeek or simply through Ypres Salient.  Choose your favourite cycling route, rent a bicycle and off you go! 

Touring : discover Flanders Fields by car

Another way to discover Ypres and the remains of its past is by car.  The Ypres tourist office can offer you interesting car routes through Flanders Fields.  For those who rather join a group, different organisations offer interesting tours in and around Ypres.




Cats Festival

Every three years in the heart of the city with a fabulous street parade.


Ypres offers various sports facilities : swimming pool, golf, rowing and an overall sports centre.