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Vimy and Belgium Canadian Battlefield Tour from Lille
"We will leave your accommodation in Lille or Arras at 9am driving towards Vimy to visit the Grange subways and tunnels where the Canadian Divisions stood just before the assault in April 1917. You will march in the trenches in the footsteps of these h visiting Tyne Cot Military Cemetery and Memorial the largest CWGC's cemetery in Europe. The walls are bearing 35 000 names of soldiers who have no known grave the cemetery contains 12 000 graves 8 400 are unknown. From there we drive to Passendale Crest Farm Memorial the Brooding Soldier in Sint Juliaan where the German's used for the first time gas. from there going to Langemark to see the ""Studenten Friedhof"" the resting place of more than 44 000 German soldiers.Before arriving in Ypres you will stand at Esse
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Small-Group Australian Battlefield Tour in Flanders and Fromelles from Arras
"The tour starts at your accommodation in Arras. You will be heading towards Fromelles seeing where the mass grave was where 250 Australian soldiers were buried by the Germans. You will stand at the newly built Pheasant Wood Cemetery and visit the Fromelles Museum.From there your guide will take you to the Australian Memorial Park the ""Cobbers"" Memorial and to VC Corner Cemetery the only exlusively Australian cemetery in France. Next you will drive towards Armentières and Ploegsteert.In Ploegsteert the only place where the 5 Australian Divisions were all together in the winter 1917-18 you will visit the new ""Plugstreet 14-18"" interpretative centre and the Ploegsteert Memorial to the missing.Time for lunch. After Lunch you will be in Messines near one of the 19 mine craters. From there to another mine crater the ""Caterpillar
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Small-Group Australian Battlefield Tour in Fromelles and Flanders from Lille
"The tour starts at your accommodation or the train station in Lille. You will be heading towards Fromelles seeing where the mass grave was where 250 Australian soldiers were buried by the Germans. You will stand at the newly built Pheasant Wood Cemetery and visit the Fromelles Museum.From there your guide will take you to the Australian Memorial Park the ""Cobbers"" Memorial and to VC Corner Cemetery the only exlusively Australian cemetery in France. Next you will drive towards Armentières and Ploegsteert.In Ploegsteert the only place where the 5 Australian Divisions were all together in the winter 1917-18 you will visit the new ""Plugstreet 14-18"" interpretative centre and the Ploegsteert Memorial to the missing.Time for lunch. After Lunch you will be in Messines near one of the 19 mine craters. From there to another mine crater the ""Caterpillar
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More Things to Do in Roeselare

Domein Sterrebos

Domein Sterrebos Located a few kilometers from the city center, in the town Rumbeke. The park offers opportunities for the walker: well-maintained trails, amidst indigenous trees, surrounded by ponds...
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Feb 15, 2016

Sint Michielskerk (St. Michael's Church)

A beautiful late Gothic church in the old town of Roeselare. It was built in 1504 and was the only parochial church of the city until 1872. The original cone-shaped spire was destroyed by a storm in...
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Airpunk
Jan 10, 2016

Bicycle Museum

For time reasons, we skipped the bicycle museum. However, it has to be said that it housed in the Paterskerk (Delaerestraat 33) where only a fraction of the original exhibition is shown as the museum...
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Airpunk
Jan 10, 2016

Town Hall (Stadhuis)

When the belfry of the old town hall collapsed in 1704, it destroyed most of the building itself. This was the result of economic decline after the 80 years war. A smaller town hall was erected with...
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Airpunk
Jan 10, 2016

Rumbeke Castle

About 3 km from city center of Roeselare lies the Castle. The most famous and undoubtedly the green area from Roeselare called "Sterrebos." Is known for joggers a perfect place to walk. For hikers is...
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shavy
Oct 19, 2014

St. Amand's church

The church was built between 1869 and 1872. The nave is Neo-Romanesque and the 45 meter high tower, with four bells, an example of eclecticism. The church contains a white stone pulpit of Charles...
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shavy
Oct 19, 2014
 
 
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St Michael's Church

Roeselare has a lot of churches in the city and in the surrounding municipalities. The St Michael's Church is one of them. Although the history of this church dates back to 1066, only the base of the...
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shavy
Oct 19, 2014

The National Cycling Museum

The Nationaal Wielermuseum is a must for any cycling freak who comes to Belgium. It's not very big, but really worth a visit. On the ground floor they have a permanent collection about the history of...
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Museeuw
Jun 08, 2007

Rodenbach Castle

Opposite the Rodenbach Brewery there is the Rodenbach Castle. This Castle is also known as the Rodenbach - Mergaert Castle.This castle was built by Edward Rodenbach - Mergaert in 1891, all kind of...
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filipdebont
Apr 24, 2005

History of the Rodenbach family

At the end of the visiting trail, you arrive in the visitors centre.Here you can see big panels showing the most important members of the Rodenbach family.Under those pictures you find some big...
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filipdebont
Apr 24, 2005

Lots of Big Barrels

Walking through the cellars of the Rodenbach Brewery was very impressive. There were lot of big barrels (I started counting, but I lost the count). You should know that each barrel contains 14.000...
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filipdebont
Apr 24, 2005

Former delivery of beer

Along the visitors trail, there were also some old pictures. On these old pictures you could see how the beer was made in the early days.Like on this picture which shows how the barrels were...
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filipdebont
Apr 24, 2005

Steam boiler

Later on, as we continued our tour through the brewery, we also did see the old steam boiler. This steam boiler dates from 1936, and is a Lancashire - type.The front of this steam boiler is completely...
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filipdebont
Apr 24, 2005

The new Brewery building

On the same courtyard where you could see the old (and protected) Malt building gate, there was also the new brewery building.That looked very modern, and high tech. Build with lots of glass and...
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filipdebont
Apr 24, 2005

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"Nice and surprisingly alive"
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"Roeselare - a hidden destination in West Flanders"
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"A vibrant and dynamic city of west flanders"
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