Belgium Sports & Outdoors

  • View of Park from my Workout Location
    View of Park from my Workout Location
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  • Sports & Outdoors
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  • Diving in champagne (I wish)
    Diving in champagne (I wish)
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Belgium Sports & Outdoors

  • Walking Biking Hiking

    Brugge Sports & Outdoors

    The first tour called "Tour 1" Damme&Brugge is usually from Bruge via delightful poplarlined canal onward to Damme; formerly an outer harbour to Bruges and now a beautiful medieval market town. From 10:30AM -01:30 PM. Tour 2 : In the countryside: - Cycling the Green belt around Bruges. On this tour, one would see Windmills, picturesque Flemish...

  • Biking

    Oostende Sports & Outdoors

    Around Ostend you find miles of bicycle paths along canals, from town to town, or from quaint cafés to gastronomic restaurants. Bikes can be rented at several places in the city. TIP : to rent a good and cheap bicycle, go to the railway station (6,50 € half a day and 9 € for the day). The picture shows the WIJNENDALE biking route, 58 km., situated...

  • Number One Soccer Team

    Brugge Sports & Outdoors

    The players of Club Brugge may be involved in the Christmas markets in Bruges this year. I Know that the Bruges Christmas markets are popular with tourists from the UK as the nearby city of Brussels is served by the Eurostar and provides many accommodation options making the destination the perfect choice for a winter break. There are many places...

  • Belgian Grand Prix...

    The inaugral Belgian GP was held at Spa-Francorchamps, on the original 9-mile layout through the Ardennes countryside, in 1925The Spa circuit that had been originally used since 1921, for motorcycle racing, would host the event again in 1930-31/1933-35/1937 & 1939The Belgian GP was not held for various reasons on those years between the Spa dates,...

  • Soccer - The Jupiler League

    Although soccer or "football" or whatever it is you want to call it isn't big in the USA it is still the world's game and Belgium, believe it or not, is part of the world. Like most European countries (if not all), Belgium has a professional soccer league and although the calibre isn't as high as in England or Italy, its still a very entertaining...

  • Belgisch trekpaard

    This Belgian breed of horses wasn't doing towell. At the end of the 20th centurie thisheavy build species of horse was decliningto 400 births a year.They lost their function for agriculture andfor the industry round 1930.The Belgian government decided to givesupport for people who breed these horses , Palm , a belgian beer company who has thehorse...

  • Info for football or soccer lovers

    Some people travel just to watch sports events. For those who love soccer (so called in US) or football (so called in Europe), just click on the website link below and check when and where the competitions are held! A mighty good voice and a non aggresive attitude `-)

  • Football (soccer)

    With teams like Club Brugge, Anderlecht, Liege and others, you are never far from good football in Belgium. The national football team is also one of the two things which unite Flanders and Wallonia (the other is the royal family) so there is generally great excitement at Heyzel or some other stadium.

  • Six days biking

    Cycling is without doubt (next to soccer) the most popular sport in Belgium. I had the occasion to visit several disciplines of cycling. The "Tour the France" in Ghent - the "Cycle cross championship" in Hooglede, the unique "Tour de Flanders" and not at least the "6 days cycling festival" in Ghent. As a non active cycler, just my camera

  • Waregem koerse

    A yearly tradition in Flanders - the Waregem koerse - where "Le beau monde" meets each other and the Staple Chase champions meets aswell - the number one's in Europe - but this for different interests.A copy of "Ascot" races in the UK

  • Cycle some steep climbs

    Try one of the many tours for cycle enthousiast like the Tour of Flanders (Ronde van Vlaanderen), or the Ferynpijl, or Liége- Bastogne-Liége.The Tour of Flanders is normally taking place the day before the professionals ride the race. In 2007 it was on the 7th of april. You could choose several distances from the entire tour (over 250 km), a 140 km...

  • Okapi Aalst

    Small city between Gent and Brussels - but famous for the yearly Carneval parade.It is also the town of Martens - a famous previous and first belgian printer (1473).I visited this town several times - it was on a saturday - and the local markets were impressive ! But i had to come back, esp.for the Carneval atmosphere. And i did - see my reports on...

  • Visit Waterloo

    Visit Waterloo and get initiated on ULM flying !Waterloo is best known by the famous battle of Napoleon, but Waterloo is also famous by a ULM training center. Get high and have a wonderful overview on the city and the unknown abbey. Just marvelous Warm jacket, gloves and trust in the pilot who will lead you

  • Zwalm area - East Flanders

    The tour of Flanders is the most famous in Belgium and a warming up for the " The great Tour the France"Look at the cycler taking a fresh breath before going on !Furthermore i had the occasion to join the World Championship Cyclo Cross in Hoogledethis in Januari 2007. A dramatic country cross, but exiting till the end. For myself - a good camera...

  • National sports

    Our National sports are football and cycling. Durring the season you'll find may games between different soccerteams. It might be nice to go and watch a game. It has a specific ambiance. Cycling is also a famous sport to watch here in Belgium. We have some living legends among our people . Eddy Merx is the most know off all.And lately everyone here...

  • Professional biking

    Belgium is famous for the classic tours in professional biking.Like : -The Tour de Flanders (Bruges-Ninove)-Gent -Wevelgem-West coast Tour (De Panne)-Luik/Bastenaken/LuikAnd bikers like :-The one and only Eddy Merckx-Johan Museeuw-Peter Van Petegem-Frank Vandenbroucke-Tom Boonen (winner in 2005/2006) But this is my story of the Tour of Flanders -...

  • Cycling - Tour des Flandres (April)

    If there is one sport that defines the country - it will be cycling. And the Belgians do take their sport seriously. Tour de Flandres - or De Ronde van Vlaanderen - is one of the major European competitions. On Saturday amateurs have the opportunity to participate - by covering either 75km or 140 km. On Sunday is the actual race (from Brugge to...

  • Tour de Flanders- edition 2005

    Cycling, next to football the most favourite sport in Belgium.I saw this black/white painting somewhere next to the marketplace of Geraardsbergen.It was the day for cycling tourism, on a saturday, one day before the profs started.Believe me or not, but more than 14.999 bikers took part. Edition 2005 was a topic;

  • Biking

    Belgium has many famous cyclists - no wonder with the flat Flanders encouraging them and when they go further in their sport, they can practice in the hilly Ardennes :-))) You can rent bikes in most cities (especially close to the railway stations) and places like the Foret de Soignes outside Brussels or Damme outside Brugge are two tips for nice...

  • White water

    Discover the Ardennes on water.Choose for the* Lessevery popular = very busy during summer* Ourthe100 km route, beautiful between Nisramont and La Roche* Amblevefrom Coo till Targnon-Pont or Lorcealso visit the waterfalls of Coo* Semoisperfect during the whole year, no real challenges, good for the first time Everything you need is available in...

  • Enjoy the landscape

    If you like to cycle, you'll be pleased.For mountainbiking go to the Ardennes, if you like it calm I recommend the riverbanks in Flanders.In the touristic information points you can get more information about bike tours. Bring your own bike or rent one :in Flanders mostly in the trainstations, in Wallonia in the touristic areas everywhere.

  • Go Carting in Sint-Niklaas - East...

    Team spirit building in Sint-NiklaasGo Carting - groups of 4 till 6 members are driving/carting for more than 4 hours - every member of a team had to drive for 20 minutesper drive. Fully equiped as the law requiresUniform - helmet - boots.

  • Go Carting in Sint-Niklaas - East...

    Go Carting - team spirit and buildingA Honda Family and sport activity at the occasion of the Company "Honda Europe"25the anniversary !It was a great day !!

  • sports in belgium

    One of the most popular sports in belgium is soccer.So if you like it you can always watch it or even can do adventerous sports in the ardens(hiking,mountainbiking,rock climbing,kayaking,...)Actually there are much sports in belgium you can do... for hiking you use heavy shoes and rain clothes,because it can be very rainy in...

  • Cycling tip

    The most easy is to cycle. the areas for cycling are very good and you can rent a bicycle. Also in the night. There are normal and lying bikes. With the lying bycicles is difficult in the beginning but after a while it's a great pleasure!

  • Outdoor Activities

    Outdoorsy types tend to head straight for the Ardennes, Belgium's year-round outdoor playground. Here you can ski in winter and in summer kayak or go hiking or mountain biking (using a vélo tout terrain, or VTT) along a good network of forest tracks. Another worthy attraction are the prehistoric limestone grottoes and caves in the area...

  • Kim Clijsters

    my favourite best tennisplayer Kim ClijstersShe is born on 8 Juni 1983 in Bilzen.picture from the net

  • Kite flying, water skiing and some beach...

    In the photo is my husband, yearly in the summer, the Belgian coast is the place to be! me and my family loves the beach, walk around, my child can play sand as well, swimm, kite fyling if the air is ideal. Restaurants and Cafes are accesible. whatever your beach activity, never forget your needs. Of course the first thing is your swimm wear, sun...

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