Dadizele Travel Guide

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Dadizele Things to Do

  • The Crypt

    If you walk behind the Altar of Basilica there is a stair where you can go down to the Crypt. In the crypt of the Basilica houses the tomb of John Knight of or Jan van Veerdeghem from Dadizele (1432 - 1481) with his wife Katharina Breydel. I really don't know the story of this people who were tomb inside the crypt. But if you visited the Basilica...

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  • The Basilica

    The Basilica is one thing you've never miss if you visit in this area. This beautiful building stands right on the center or market place in Dadizele. A visit in the interior is really worth!. This is the second Basilica in West Flanders after Bruges.The Basilica of Our Lady of Dadizele is a masterpiece of the English architect Welby Pugin. The...

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  • The real oldest house of Dadizele !

    The real oldest house of Dadizele ! As already stated in previous "tips" in October 1918 marked the Allied attack against releasing the village. This way, the destruction of many houses was inevitable.A house, oddly the first on entering the village was spared and still today has exactly the appearance myself in 1918. We tested on old photos.You...

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  • Have a look on the British cemetery...

    Have a look on the British cemetery (first war) During the First World War (1914 - 1918), a front line (west) takes place between the North Sea and Switzerland. During that conflict of four years, millions of young soldiers from each camp will lose their lives ... for our freedom. The Germans on one side and the Allies: the British Empire (and...

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  • Visit the basilica (1)

    Visit the basilica As almost everywhere in Belgium, again believers are Roman Catholics here.It Monsignor Malou, Bishop of Bruges in 1854 decided that the construction of the building dedicated to the Virgin. He appealed to the English architect Pugin Welbey to complete the project.The church was named basilica from 1882. The interior is richly...

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  • Have a look to the castle

    Have a look to the castle With the Rosary and the municipal park " 't Torreke" the park Mariastede form a green oasis in the center of the town.The park is owned by the municipality (formerly of the Diocese of Bruges) and is made available to the non-profit "Mariastede" who care for adults with mental or physical disability. And over the years,...

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  • Walking around the town

    Walk the "Pompeschitterspad" This walk takes you to the interesting points of the village. It includes the park (refurbished) Mariastede castle, the statue of Pompeschiter near the cemetery, of course, also next to the Basilica of the Rosary.The possibilities are numerous and depending on the season you can experience cultures around:apples and...

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  • Views from across the lake at Dadizele

    Walk right around the lake so you get to see the view right through across the lake to the church and 'castle'.We got to see a heron looking quite picturesque in the solitude.There is a well cleared path that takes you right around the path and the ground is quite steady terrain for walking.Surrounded by the suburbia of Dadizele its lovely to have...

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  • Dadizeles lovely park

    Theres a walking path that takes you right around through a childrens farmland area and around a lake, all right in the middle of Dadizele. It is a very relaxing place to be - away from the hustle of suburbia and into a lovely area of nature.From the Pumpshiter park area go around past a small pond and over a bridge, past the 'castle' to a clearing...

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Dadizele Restaurants

  • Waffle, pancake or pastry

    De Klokke = Clock in Flemish. A good place for a kitchen on the go such as toasted sandwiches, spaghetti, lasagna ... The advantage is that the place is open late during the weekend comparing to other establishments in the village. ---oooOOOooo--- De klokke = Horloge en Flamand. Une bonne adresse pour une cuisine sur le pouce telle que...

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  • Best in town

    Marhaba We big appreciated this restaurant to 2 steps from our place: the personnel was very kind, the cared and quick service, the dishes serve well hot and the copious portions. I particularly liked the shrimp to peel accompanying the aperitifs (campari/orange for me, kir for Rosa)---oooOOOooo---Nous avons grandement appréciés ce restaurant à 2...

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  • A great cook

    Comme chez moi : at my home! A unique address: Rosa is not only a great host she is also a great cook. Only ask to my guests. As you already know I "host" as member of hospitalityclub and couchsurfingKnow you are always welcome on week-ends. Just drop a line, please. ---oooOOOooo--- Une adresse unique: Rosa n'est pas seulement une grande hôtesse...

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Dadizele Shopping

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    Videoclub: Post office

    by wandeljp Updated Dec 30, 2015

    Post office

    As in most villages in Belgium, the "official" Post Office was closed due to rationalization. But for most postal activities you can contact the "Post Point"

    This is usually a trade, most of temp a bookstore. You will find besides the usual items: books, newspapers, writing materials, postcards, envelopes ... the latest fares for your shipments and the necessary stamps.

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    Comme dans la plupart des villages en Belgique, le bureau de poste "officiel" a été fermé pour cause de rationalisation. Mais pour la plupart des activités postales vous pouvez vous adresser au "post point"

    C'est en général un commerce, la plupart du temp une librairie. Vous y trouverez outre les articles habituels : livres, journeaux, de quoi écrire, cartes postales, enveloppes ... les derniers tarifs pour vos envois et les timbres necessaires. .

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    What to buy: The shop is easy to find. It is located along one of the main access road to the village.

    Fanny, the owner is welcoming and will be happy to help you.

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    La boutique est facile a trouver. Elle est située le long d'une des principale voie d'accès du village .

    Fanny, la propiétaire est acceuillante et se fera un plaisir de vous aider.

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    What to pay: In Belgium, as in almost all countries of the world, rates vary depending on the destination.

    Tariefs here have three applications: shipments to Belgium, for Europe and finally for the rest of the world.

    The cost also Depand the volume and weight of your shipment.

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    En Belgique, comme dans pratiquement tous les pays du monde, les tarifs varient suivant la destination.

    Trois tariefs sont ici d'application: envois pour la Belgique, pour l'Europe enfin pour le reste du monde .

    Le coût dépand également du volume et du poids de votre envoi.

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    Stamp for Europe Stamp for the rest of the world
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Dadizele Local Customs

  • Legend of the Pompeschijter

    Legend of the PompeschijterThe little history says that a man who's during the fair in the town has drink to much and eat much pies to the plums. He feel asleep for any hours. When he awoke he was seized with cramp on his belly. So he looked for toilets and al pubs where closed. He panicked and found no better place to do what he must do in a...

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  • The Pumpshiter or Pompeshitjer

    Apparently a man who had been drinking too much, and who would blame him with all that wonderful Triple Karmeliet, Kastell blond, Leffe blond, Kriekboon, and so on! - and then eating too much plum tart - which is also a famed dish in Dadizele - and not being able to find a toilet in time having to let loose on a handy water well!So its now the town...

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Dadizele Off The Beaten Path

  • Meiboomkruis

    Meiboomkruis See also "Off The Beaten Path Activity: A bit fresh air"Located in the heart of Provinciaal Domein Bergelen, along a hiking trail, you will discover a relic of the past. Symbol of ancient devotion, a monumental crusifix surrounded by 6 linden.The people casually refer to the place "De Meiboom" or May tree. Indeed, since the Middle...

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  • A bit fresh air ?

    W-Vl Provinciaal Domein Bergelen , Gullegem W-Vl Provinciaal Domein Bergelen, GullegemIt will not take you more than 10 minutes by car to join Gullegem almost nearby village of DadizeleEstablished in 1996 by buying a farm 29 hectares, this area has now an area of ​​47 hectares. The small river Heulebeek, flowing Lys, has a 20 km...

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  • Tobacco farming

    Tobacco harvest If you take a walk in the countryside, in the direction of Wervik and Ypres to the spring or even summer, you will certainly see tobacco crops. Once very important, it comes again today only thanks to subsidies of the EEC. It must be said that the work intencif and manual, continuous attention and competition from non-European...

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Dadizele Sports & Outdoors

  • Hike the "Pompeschiter pad"

    Pompeschiter pad * The local tourist office in collaboration with provincial services Westtoer have created this path you will discover beautiful corners of the village.After you have done to tour the area Marieenstede (castle and pond surrounded by wood) you will be pleased to have an overview from small surrounding hills. ---oooOOOooo----...

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  • Discover the region bij bike

    "Bedevaartroute" or Pelgrimstrail An itinerary of 40 km takes you into the surrounding countryside, allowing you to discover the most beautiful sites in the region at your own speed. The route is marked with red hexagonal panels on a white background placed at each intersection. The route uses quiet roads, but Belgium has a network of roads...

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  • Bicycle race behind derny (motorbike)

    Bicycle race behind derny (motorbike) Imagine a bicycle race behind a bike with small cylinder capacity, but still reaching speeds exceeding 50 miles / hour.The bikes are designed to protect the rider away from the wind and allow it to reach high speeds. It is practice in close circuits or even on a track.It is a tradition that one time a year...

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    The Tourist Office

    by wandeljp Updated Dec 20, 2015

    Favorite thing: Before you explore: The Tourist Office

    When you arrive for the first time in Dadizele, the first thing I recommend is to go to the tourist office (watch out: limited hours of openings) will give you an idea of what you can experience in our small town and around.

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    Quand vous arrivez pour la première fois à Dadizele, la première chose que je vous conseille est de vous rendre à l'office du tourisme (attention heures d'ouvertures limitées) Vous aurez ainsi une idée de ce que vous pourrez découvrir dans notre petit village et dans les environs.

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    Fondest memory: You will find lots of practical information about the village. The girl on desk can help you find a place to stay, book a restaurant, indicate the hours by bus and popular destinations ...

    Documentation such as a booklet showing the attractions not to be missed in the village, pedestrian or bike hiking routes, ... are here available for the visitors (some paid)

    Postcards are sold for a reasonable price to interested people.

    Also important that you can have an overview over events, concerts, etc. provided in the region.

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    Vous y trouverez des tas d'informations pratiques concernant le village. La personne de service peut vous aidez à trouver un endroit où dormir, reserver un restaurant, indiquer les heures de bus et leurs déstinations, ...

    De la documentation tel que un fascicule montrant les points d'intérêts à ne pas manquer dans le village, les itinéraires de randonnées pedestre ou cyclable, ... sont ici mis à disposition des visiteurs (certains sont payant)

    Des cartes postales sont vendues pour un prix démocratique aux personnes interessées.

    Important aussi est d'avoir une vue d'ensemble sur les évènements, concerts, etc prévus dans la région.

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    Tourist office Dadizele Front side of the shop
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