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.

Download here the full GPS tracks of EuroVelo 5 - Via Romea (Francigena) in Belgium and start planning your next cycling holidays!



Development status
  • Certified Section of at least 300 km that has successfully undergone the certification process in line with ECF’s European Certification Standard. It is the highest quality level on the EuroVelo network
  • Developed with EuroVelo signs Developed route (see category below) with continuous signing along the route, incorporating EuroVelo route information panels.
  • Developed Route developed for cyclists and signed in line with the respective national standard (i.e. it is part of a local, regional or national cycle network). There must also be a website providing information to users. Developed route can be heterogeneous in terms of infrastructure: type of cycling infrastructure, surface, width, gradients, etc
  • Under development Route containing sections that require further development (e.g. stretches on public highways with high levels of traffic). Cyclists are advised to use public transportation to skip these non-developed stretches.
  • Planning Undeveloped route with no detailed information publicly available on the Internet. The itinerary communicated is a proposal for the best possible option currently available. It may also contain dangerous sections. Cyclists are advised to use public transportation to skip these non-developed stretches.
  • Public transport link


  • Natural Heritage
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Culinary Delights
  • Maritime Heritage / The Rhine / The Meuse
  • Other Point of Interest
  • Bus station
  • Train station
  • Mobility info center

National & Regional Information

EuroVelo Belgium

National EuroVelo Coordination Centre

Find more information about the EuroVelo 3, 4, 5, 12 & 19 on the website On each route, there is a description of the road, the level of difficulty, the number of kilometers, etc. It is also possible to download GPS data and to find out more point of interest of the road.

+32(0) 2 502 73 55

Pro Velo

National EuroVelo Coordination Centre

Through developing personalised solutions that facilitate and encourage people to transition to cycling, Pro Velo contributes to a higher quality of life. 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

Visit Brussels

If you want to explore and experience Brussels’ various unique atmospheres completely independently, a bicycle is the ideal way to travel. Cyclists of all levels can hop on their bike and set off to explore Brussels, its art de vivre, its culture and its heritage treasures.

Visit Flanders

Flanders is a dream for cyclists. Recreational cyclists enjoy moving through our rolling landscapes, historic art cities and picturesque surroundings. Our demanding hill and cobbles and deep-rooted cycling culture are irresistible those who are Flandrien in heart. Flanders is for anyone who likes to ride on two wheels. Welcome to cycling country.

Visit Wallonia

Choose from a host of itineraries, accommodations and events specially designed for lovers of both cycling and mountain biking. Get yourself into gear and see for yourself… The RAVeL cycling network comprises more than 1,350km of disused rail track, byway and canal towpath made up of 45 amazing cycling routes. Wallonia also has a number of cycle routes linked to each other by intersections, known locally as ‘Points-noeuds’.

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