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Eeklo Base

It is a small town located at the North-West of the Flanders, in Meetejesland on the diversion canal of the Lys and which preserved typical neogothic architecture of second half of the XIXème century.
Eeklo became a city where il fait bon vivre and where one likes to slacken.
This is the ideal starting point for a visit of the area of the splits in the North of the city, for the coast very close or the historical cities to Gant, Brugge and Antwerpen (Ghent, Bruges and Antwerp)..

  • To see : Arboretum, belfry, museum of the old trades.
  • To taste : the cramique (brioche), spéculoos, waterzooï (speciality containing chicken).
  • To know : A legend tells that one could come in Eeklo in order to be made remake “the head”, if or your character you did not like your physical aspect.
  • Very Favourite : The natural reserve of Het leen with its 200 ha of wood and ponds.

The Navigation :

You will cross many rivers, rivers and small picturesque channels. Throughout this course you will discover several port cities such as Brugge, Gent and Courtrai which are cities worth visiting of the interior.

From Eeklo : 

Week-end

  • Eeklo, Gent, Deinze, Eeklo : 82 km, 3 locks, 12 hours

Week-en, 3 Days

  • Eeklo, Gent, Deinze, Brugge, Eeklo : 156 km, 13 locks, 23 hours

One week

  • Eeklo – Gent – Oudenaarde – Kortrijk - Eeklo : 156 Kms - 13 locks - 23 hours
  • Eeklo - Gent - Deinze - Brugge - Eeklo : 150 kms – 4 locks – 20 hours
  • Eeklo - Brugge - Diksmuide - Ieper - Veurne - Eeklo : 227 Kms - 13 locks - 28 hours

Two weeks

  • Eeklo, Gent, Kortrijk, St Omer, Dunkerque, Veurne, Brugge, Eeklo : 373 km, 25 locks, 48 hours
  • eklo, Gent, Dendermonde, Ath, Péruwelz, Tournai, Oudenaarde, Gent, Eeklo : 303 km, 39 locks, 53 hours
 

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