Merelbeke Travel Guide

  • My daughter Kim at the age of ....
    My daughter Kim at the age of ....
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    Senne, son of my daughter
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    Senne
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Merelbeke Things to Do

  • Central city

    Monument builded with red bricks - typical for the former industry in this east-flanders areaThis building was the former city hall.

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  • Central Baaigem

    A local stop for many cyclers - the café "De Klokke" next to the St-Bavo Church.Have a local beer called Trappist "Ename" - enjoy the landscape or visit the local Farmers Market every sunday as from 2pm! A tradition in this village to show belgian horses.

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  • De Steen

    A beautiful farm in the center of BaaigemThis all near Merelbeke - no wonder i discovered this place because my daughter Kim lives here - since october 2003.Not in the farm . but in the neighbourhood

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Merelbeke Restaurants

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    by Luchonda Updated Feb 21, 2007

    A perfect restaurant to enjoy a diner with friends, you can have an intro drink on the second level, called "Baraque de Luxe" - a cocktail and cigar Bar - order your menu and the waiter will keep you informed when diner is ready.

    Favorite Dish: A typical french menu, highlighted with some topics of the season, oister bar-lobster or typical belgian food like stowed meat with brussels sprout combined with belgian endive, just excellent.

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    • Food and Dining

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Merelbeke Transportation

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    Bridges

    by Luchonda Updated May 9, 2004

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    Crossroad between several Provinces of Flandern.Crossroad E17 from Oostende - say West Flandern and the regional R4 who leads you to the Harbour of Ghent

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Merelbeke Local Customs

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    by Luchonda Updated Mar 18, 2007

    Carnival in Belgium - yes. The City Aalst near Bxl might be the most famous one in Flanders.
    Ostend maybe on second place, but i never knew that even a small town like Merelbeke, close
    to Gent has a Carnival Parade and believe me - i and my Canon had a great Sunday afternoon.
    Aalst is in february - Merelbeke in march.

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    • Festivals

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Merelbeke Tourist Traps

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    Perfecta snowman

    by Luchonda Written Feb 29, 2004

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    It is not a trap - but a nice remembrance on the snowfall by the end of feb 2004.
    People from the furniture factory "Perfecta" must have build this nice snowman - with a little help of Coca Cola buttons.

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Merelbeke Off The Beaten Path

  • Visiting a young family in Merelbeke

    No way to get the address - this is our private live. But i can assure - it is a top attraction in Merelbeke for me - the so called "Little Ghent".I'd like to thank the many Vt members for the "BoBo wishes"

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  • Visiting a young family in Merelbeke

    No way to get the address - this is my private live. But i can assure - it is a top attraction in Merelbeke for me - the so called "Little Ghent".I'd like to thank the many Vt members for the "BoBo wishes" i will visit this place as much as possible - to see a young responsible family and my grandchild - called SAM.Going back into time - a few...

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  • Cycling around

    Cycling around in the area of Merelbeke - in so called "Little Ghent" - i discovered a lot - but can not put a name on it !But VT members like Cadzand and Irisbe told me that this specie is a "Sprout" - the famous belgian sprout ! Irisbe even told me that this vegetable is the start of life - birthplace of children.

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