There are two breweries in Poperinge: Brewery Van Eecke and Brewery Nevejan.
The first one can be visited and they provide the famous "Hommelbier", "Watous Witbier "and abbey beers under the name "Kapittel".
Only groups can visit the place on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon and on Saturday morning.
A reservation has to be made at the Tourist office.
Dirk Frimont was the first belgian astronaut. He was born in Poperinge on march 21th 1941, in this house in the Gasthuisstraat.
He was in the Atlantis in 1992.