In Belgium, EuroVelo 5 will introduce you to the rich natural, architectural, cultural and brewing heritage of the country. The itinerary will lead you through calm roads, picturesque canal lock, ancient drawbridges, wild natural parks and the villages of the Pajottenland. You can conquer the forest of Soignes and see the sights of Brussels, from the Grand Palace, to the Manneken Pis to the Modern institutions of the European Union. Entering Belgium near Lille, you will end the Belgian stage of your journey in Martelange, where you can continue your trip in the direction of Redange and Luxembourg.

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Cycling in Flanders

All you ever needed to know about cycling in Flanders. Discover impressive routes, challenging bucket lists and tips to plan your stay!

EuroVelo 3 & 5 Belgium

The website "eurovelobelgium.be" was created by the National EuroVelo Coordination Center in Belgium, Pro Velo. On this page, the routes of EuroVelo 3 and EuroVelo 5 in Belgium are divided into sections. There is information on the level of difficulty, the number of kilometers, GPS data, a detailed description and some practical information such as nearby train stations, bike shops and tourist offices.

+32(0) 2 502 73 55

Grote Routepaden

Grote Routepaden is a non-profit organization that develops, signposts and maintains the LF cycle routes and long distance walking paths (GR-routes) in Flanders. The management of the LF network is a shared responsibility with Tourism Flanders. Grote Routepaden also publishes topo guides and other cycling and walking products. EuroVelo 4 follows the route 'LF1' through Ostend and De Haan; EuroVelo 5 follows the route 'LF6' through Ronse, Geraardsbergen and Brussels.

0032 (0) 3 232 72 18

Pro Velo (NECC)

Through developing personalised solutions that facilitate and encourage people to transition to cycling, the non-profit organisation Pro Velo contributes to a higher quality of life. Since 1992, Pro Velo develops personalised solutions to facilitate and encourage people to transition to cycling. Theirs mobility experts support governments, organisations and citizens. The association improve the public image of cycling and accompany future cyclists, young and old, on the road.

+32 2 502 73 55

RAVeL & Cycle Routes in Wallonia

The Ravel is more than 1,400 km of paths reserved for pedestrians, cyclists, horseback riders and people with reduced mobility. The Réseau Autonome des Voies Lentes (RAVeL - Network of slow lanes) is composed of greenways that are developed on old towpaths and abandoned railways. This results in more than 45 marked routes for family walks, hikes, horseback riding, rollerblading or, of course, cycling...

Visit Flanders

Flanders' tourist board website provides general information about visiting the region by bike. Cycle friendly accommodation, bike hire schemes, cycling events and touring circuits in and around the EuroVelo routes.