Hiking and biking in the Flemish Ardennes


Hiking in and around Geraardsbergen (Grammont).
I’m a hiker myself and know my way around the beautiful hiking trails in the neighbourhood, which I’m happy to share with you.
The GR5a. passes our house, all the way to Geraardsbergen (8 km rural ) or d’Hoppe (13 km through the woods).
Other routes passing our house: Walmkenbrandpad ( 12 km-loop) en the Zarlardingewandelpad (11 km-loop ). The Everbeekbossen ( woods) are within walking distance.
Other walks in the area here
We have hiking maps, information and descriptions of a variety of walks in the area.
Biking in the Flemish Ardennes
1 km from our house, passes the LF6 ( long-distance bike route). We can provide diner and picknick.
Bike route LF 6 M-route: 45 km- passes our house.
Teirlickroute, 50 km – 2 km from our house.
Paterroute 48 km – 3 km from our house
Tour of Flanders route: 3 loops of 80 km , 72km and 114 km crr
Fietsknooppuntennetwerk: biking map available .
Biking in Geraardsbergen Tour of Flanders:
Vlaanderen fietsland

Biking maps and information available.
Bike rental available 1 km from our house. They have bikes in different sizes, we can make a reservations if requested .

NEW: recharge your elektrical bike !!!
Electrical bikes for rent geraardsbergen here 

Places to visit or places to wet your appetite
Ovenmuseum Geutelingen: www.geutelingen.be
Brewery de graal : Brakel 055/42.47. 90 www.degraal.be
Balegemse jenever 09.362.50.25 www.stokerijvandamme.be
Cressana: watercress from Zwalm. 055/49.73.0 www.cressana.be
Cheese from Everbeek. 055/ 42. 36. 19 www.kaashoeve.be
Goat farm De volle maan: goat’s cheese. 09/362.31. 55 www.devollemaan.be
Coffee-roasting Hoorens: fair trade coffee by Evelien, the wife of the Belgian artist Panamarenko. www.hoorenskoffie.be
De Gavers: recreatian area – aquatic sports www.degavers.be
The Centre Ronde van Vlaanderen in Oudenaarde. www.crvv.be/
Les 6 reines: shop with handmade, ecological products http://www.les6reines.be/

Cities
Geraardsbergen: Flanders’ oldest city, famous for the “Muur” and “Mattentaarten”, worth visiting: Manneken-Pis, Oudenberg, Saint Bartholomew’s Church…
Ninove
Zottegem
Aalst
Lessines
Ath

Tourism and nature
Natuurpunt Vlaanderen
Tourism Eastern Flanders
Regionaal landschap vlaamse ardennen

Restaurants:
molenwiek parike (1 km)
Moeder Agnes Brakel (6km)
Eethuis The Shake Brakel (6km )
De Brisa Geraardsbergen (5 km)
‘t Goed Verteer Geraardsbergen (5 km )
Pand 19 Geraardsbergen (5km)