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  • Bayernwald (Bayern Wood)

    This unique German site is located between the villages of Wijtschate and Voormezele. The site consists of two mine galleries, a mine shaft, a trench system and five bunkers. It is accessed via a...

  • Visitors Centre 'Het Heuvelland'

    Start your visit to Heuvelland in the child-friendly visitors' centre, where the landscape surrounding Mount Kemmel is explained. A wide selection of evocative images and tailor-made tourist...

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    Peace

    Silent witnesses in stone, earth and wood. Heuvelland has hundreds of them. Memories of three world conflicts, but also reminders of the many wars that still rage today. Something to stop and think...

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  • Bayernwald cycling route

    Located at an elevation of 40 metres, Bayernwald has great military and strategic value. Holding high ground offers armies an advantage: a good view of the enemy front line. Start: Wijtschate...

  • Bayernwald

    Through the eyes of the enemy: Bayernwald trenches. The Germans captured this 40 metre-high strategic location in 1914 and turned it into an impregnable fortress, which they held until the summer...

  • Zero Hour

    Your visit to Bayernwald will be even more memorable if you first watch 'Zero Hour', a documentary film about the events of the First World War. The film is a technical masterpiece, which almost...

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    New publications Heuvelland 2020

    Discover here the new tourist publications of Heuvelland 2020!

  • 'Zero Hour' The Battle of Messines - 10 km

    On this trail, you'll be joined by William Redmond, John Meeke and many other Irish, New Zealanders and Australians who gave their lives on the ridge between Wijschate and Messines. The trail...

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