The Nearby Area

Worth a vist…

Brugelette, " land of memories in the heart of Hainaut "

  • Parc Pairi Daiza
  • The castle of Attre
  • The valley of the Dender

Kluisbergen, " natural, artful and sportive"

  • Sport - and recreation resort 'Kluisbos'
  • Kwaremont, artist village
  • molen Ten Hotond, highest point of O-VL

Oudenaarde, " provincial town at the Schelde"

  • Centre Ronde van Vlaanderen
  • Ename 974

Open air abbey site and Provincial Museum

  • Kerselare, place of pilgrimage. Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van Kerselare

Roborst (Zwalm), " a village to pick " (from: the 50 most beautiful villages of Flanders)

  • De kerk St-Denijs and the Sint-Anna chapel
  • Waterkersgrachten walking trail

11 km through the zwalmvallei


  • De Zwalmroute

50 km past mills and the water canal


Sint-Maria-Horebeke, "protestant crown jewel" (from: the 50 most beautiful villages of Flanders)

  • Protestant church in the district Corseele

Also called the 'Geuzenhoek'

  • Museum Abraham Hans

Birth house of the roman writer

De Geuzenhoek walking trail, 15 km

Geraardsbergen, "city of the 3 m's"

  • Muur, Manneken Pis en de mattentaart
  • Historic buildings, monuments and sites:

Bartholomeuskerk, the St-Adriaans abbey and parc, the Oudenberg

  • Nature: the Helix, provencial domain 'de Gavers', nature reserves

Ellezelles, "witch villages in Hannait’s Pays des Collines"

  • 'Quintine

The terrible witch from Ellezelles'

  • The ecomusuem of Lahamaide

(Old agricultural tools and crafts)

  • Wind en water mills
  • 'La maison du Pays des Collines'

Regional specialties

  • Brakel: geutelingen

Brewery De Graal, het Brakelhoen

Local cheeses in Everbeek and Michelbeke

  • Geraardsbergen: de mattentaart

Clog factory Steenhoudt

  • Ellezeles: Poterie Le Chatelier and

Pottery workshop of Ria Hanot,

Enamelled and decorated terracotta.

  • Kerselare: Jan Van Gent an artisanal sugar bakery
  • Oudenaarde: vivid beer village

(Oudenaards bruintje, abbey beers, ...)