Discover Ypres and its surroundings

Ypres has a rich past. It lies in the very center of the most important WW1 sites of Flanders Fields. There is a great tourist office with a lovely website that describes both the WW1 sites and the lovely town of Ypres…

There are enough things to discover or do. Go for a calming walk in the charming city centre or bike through the woods and fields of the Westhoek. The city walking route will guide you through medieval alleyways and little parks along majestic houses and monumental city gates onto the green Ramparts.
There are many walking and cycling routes available in the hotel. The Belgian coast-line and other old cities like Bruges, Lille and Ghent are a one hour drive away and within easy reach by public transport too.

The museums in Ypres offer interesting subjects for all ages. It covers our rich history in medieval cloth up until our part in WO1.

While checking in into the Main Street Hotel I would be happy to give you some information about the city, its history and its surroundings, only if you want of course.

WO1

Are you planning to fully immerse yourself in the story of the first world war while staying in the cozy Main Street Hotel? In the city center and around Ypres there are numerous sites, monuments, cemeteries and landscapes that recall the four horrific war years.
The Menin Gate is the city's commemorative monument and the Last Post is blown every evening at 8 pm sharp. A unique moment to remember the 54.900 missing fallen soldiers. 
In the area around Ypres there are a number of sites and cemeteries that can still be visited today. You can also visit the preserved trenches and underground constructions for a full experience. Exploring Ypres and WW1 can be done in different ways; on foot, by bike or even with a minibus and private guide. 

Camalou Battlefield Tours offers you personalized guided tours by appointment, a total package of the history of Ypres and its surroundings through the ages. 

Ypres Battlefield Tours organizes private tours and offers a wide range of tour packages, all of which promise a personal touch. These are mainly in English.

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