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: Belgium for Foodies Have you ever heard of Gruut beer, waterzooi, neuzekes, Flemish foodies or jenever? Well, at the end of this 3-day Belgium food tour and culinary walk, your whole group will be well versed in these important elements of Belgian cuisine. You will enjoy every culinary minute, learning about, eating, preparing and tasting the best food Belgium, and in particular Ghent, has to offer. Belgium Food Tour Minimum number of participants: XX Maximum number of participants: XX ENQUIRE TODAY Culinary walking tour through Ghent and Brussels We’ll start of with chocolate… of course! Visiting a real chocolate manufacturer both in Brussels and Ghent, tasting, and actually making chocolates. You’ll learn the secrets of the trade, and at the end you can call yourself a real ‘chocolatier’. We’ll make sure to not only eat, but also walk… a city tour in Brussels and Ghent, during which our experienced tour guides will show you the sights of this historical city. Highlights...

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for cyclists of any level Are you ready for a cycling adventure in Belgium? Join us and see Belgium from a different point of view, literally! Focus Flanders has many different ‘Belgium Bicycle Tours’ available; there’s something for everyone. We offer leisurely tours that last a few hours or a day, or more strenuous ones that continue for several days. We’ll follow some of the best-known Flanders cycling routes and some famous (or infamous?) long-distance cycling routes of Belgium. We have a Belgian Coast Bike Tour as part of our seven-day Flanders Bike Tour, a couple of bicycle-themed team-building events, some tours that combine the cycling with visits to war-time points of interest, and some that use bicycling as an excuse to just eat and drink. Belgium Bicycle Tours Minimum number of participants: XX Maximum number of participants: XX ENQUIRE TODAY Seven-day Flanders Bike Tour – Cycling Flanders Fields Our seven-day tour will guide your group from Bruges (The Venice of...

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Minimum number of participants: XX Maximum number of participants: XX ENQUIRE TODAY Full-day cycling tours around Ypres The Cycling Beer tour (30-50 km): is it a good idea to combine cycling with tasting the best of Belgian beers? You’ll find out! Join us on this cycling tour between Ypres and St Sixtus Abbey. We’ll show you the landscape of the Flanders Fields and end the tour with a visit to a local brewery under the medieval ramparts of Ypres. A local cheese or other typical small dish will accompany all tastings. The Mining Story of 17 June 1917 tour (75 km) challenges the true bikers by featuring the highest point in Flanders (the Kemmelberg, racing bike required)! We will also visit the site where 22 mines were made to explode on the morning of 17 June 1917 and hear the deeply human stories that came with this tragic event. The Flanders Mountains Tour (100 km) is an even bigger challenge for which a racing bike is definitely mandatory. Heading towards the French border...

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Pub tour by horse tram with a beer dinner in a historical cave restaurant. Meet and greet by our guide-beerologist on the Square ‘Grote Markt’ ( or other place at wish) . Start of a three hour tour by horse-drawn tramcar . We pass the main historic highlights ( Market Square, cathedral, Groenplaats, …) and stop twice to taste some typical local beers in authentic pubs. In each pub, e.g ‘Het Waagstuk’, ‘Het Oud Arsenaal’, ‘De Vismijn’, we taste a regional beer. Also, enjoy the explanation about the Belgian beer culture by our beer expert. Afterwards, dinner in a historic cellar restaurant in the very town center near the cathedral. Feel at home in this unique location, a 15th century storehouse. A 3 course menu will be served, all dishes will be made on the base of beer. The tastes of beer and food ingredients perfectly matches. Pub tour by horse tram Minimum number of participants: 15 Maximum number of participants: 60 ENQUIRE TODAY Example of menu Lard filled mushrooms with...

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A discovery of the brewery ‘De Halve Maan’ in combination with a beer dinner served in an authentic restaurant. We start the evening with a guided visit of the brewery ‘De Halve Maan’. ‘De Halve Maan’ is the only family brewery in the center of Bruges still in activity. The brewery is situated in the heart of the historical town and offers a warm welcome to the visitors. In 2005 new life has been blown into the brewery with the revival of the brewery’s activities. Xavier Vanneste, son of véronique Maes, restarted the old brewery after a renovation of the remaining equipment. He launched the new beer under the name ‘Brugse Zot’ for which a unique recipe has been developed. ‘Brugse Zot’ is the nickname of the inhabitants of Bruges. As legend has it, Bruges gave Maximilian of Austria a warm welcome in their proud city and showed him a colorful parade of exuberant revelers of fools passing by. When they asked him for a new madhouse, he exclaimed: “I have only seen fools today. Bruges...

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Culinary evening tour Bruges: Hoppas Formula Add an original culinary touch to your weekend or short stay in Bruges, Belgium with a ride through Bruges by horse tram, a stop for a beer tasting and dinner with HOPPAS! Your excursion will start as from your hotel or on a location chosen by you in the center of Bruges (parking, railway station,…). You will be driven by horse tram during 1 hour through the city center of Bruges. We end our tour at a typical pub (e.g. ‘De Garre’) where you will taste a typical beer. Our guide/beer specialist gives some explanation. During the second part of this excursion, we will taste a selection of Hoppas. Hoppas are small portions of famous Belgian dishes. This all is served in a typical restaurant of Bruges with view on the channels. The historical city center of Bruges is UNESCO listed. Add an original culinary touch to your weekend or short stay in Bruges with HOPPAS Culinary evening tour Bruges - Hoppas formula Minimum number of...

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About the Gastro walk – charm formula Visit of Bruges with a private guide. On the way, we will taste the real Flemish kitchen in 3 different restaurants. Program: Welcome by our guide on a location chosen by you in the center of Bruges (hotel, parking, station,…). We start our evening with a visit of the brewery ‘De Halve Maan’, this is the only family brewery in the center of Bruges still in activity. The brewery has been founded in 1856 and counts already six generations. Experienced guides will teach you everything about malt and hops. During the visit, which takes more or less 45 minutes, you will also enjoy an amazing panoramic view overlooking Bruges. Gastro walk - charm formula Minimum number of participants: 20 Maximum number of participants: Unlimited ENQUIRE TODAY Example of menu Starter at the brewery, one drink included (Bruges Zot beer or soft drink): Oven gratin with North Sea shrimps, button mushrooms and zucchini Gravlax of fresh salmon Crispy salad with...

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Pub crawl through Bruges by horse tram during 3 hours. Welcome by our guide/beer specialist on a location chosen by you in the center of Bruges (hotel, parking, station,..) and departure for a 3 hour pub crawl through Bruges (the capacity of the horse tram varies from 13 to 20 persons). On our tour we will pass along the most important sightseeing places of the city: Zand Square, St Saviour Cathedral, Market Square with Belfry, Burg Square with city hall,… of course our guide will give you some explanation. The route is mapped out in function of the available pubs where we make a stop (3 stops are included). If available following (historical) pubs will be visited: ‘café vlissinghe’ (1515), ‘De Garre’ and ‘Het Brugs Beertje’. Each beer will be efficiently presented by our guide/beer specialist on both a professional and playful way. Optional (as from 25 persons): We end our tour at the brewery ‘De Halve Maan’, this is the only family brewery, in the center of Bruges, still in...

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A fun discovery tour of Ghent during 3 hours by making use of 3 different types of transport ! We start with a discovery tour of the historical city center of Ghent by horse carriage during 1 hour (capacity horse carriage: between 14 and 18 persons per carriage) We end our tour at the quay of the boat company situated along the beautiful Korenlei. By boat we make a guided tour during 40 minutes and see the mediaeval city through a different angle. Short guided walk direction the impressive Castle of the Counts where we board a historic tram for a 45-60 minutes drive during which we will cross the city centre and outskirts (Muide, Rabot, Coupure,…). We end the tour at the castle Geraard Duivelsteen Optional: dinner in the city centre or cocktails served on board of the tram Visit of Ghent by boat, horse carriage and historical tramway! Minimum number of participants: 15 Maximum number of participants: 50 ENQUIRE TODAY A few highlights of the Visit of Ghent by boat, horse...

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An evening all about wines: cruise on the Lys river – wine seminar with wine specialist and tasting with appetizers – dinner in a unique restaurant, wines included. Program: Welcome by our guide/wine specialist and cruise on the canals of Ghent during 40 minutes. You will pass by following sights: St Bavo’s Cathedral, the Belfry and the St Nicholas’ Church Old guildhalls built by boats men, masons, grain measures, fishmongers, hag butters,… Impressive castles like the Castle of the Counts and the Prince’s Court, birthplace of Charles V The more than solid 13th century monasteries previously occupied by Augustinians and Dominicans. The Ancient Port of Ghent along with its quay-walls and mercantile houses, never too far away of shady inns packed with girls of easy virtue etc… We end our cruise along the pier of a unique historical cellar in the center of Ghent. Our guide/wine specialist offers you here a real wine seminar . We will taste here 4 wines with totally different...