Tielt and the immediate surroundings

The provincial town of Tielt has a lot of events to offer :

– City at a height :
Tielt shows you how.
So you can just stroll in the town’s centre and admire the small beautiful Belfry tower – since 2000 on Unesco’s World Heritage list. In the new visitors’ centre in the former school and convent on top of the ‘Poelberg’ you will discover our heritage. On a bright sunny day the 360° panoramic view near the windmill on this hill will reveal the splendour of the countryside as far as the Leie-Schelde Valley and the Flemish Ardennes.

– Tielt city hiking trails :
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– Cycling routes :
Tielt is an access point for the cycling network that will let you easily explore the countryside. In our holiday home we’ve a drying and washing machine, a secured bicycle stalling and material to repair your bicycle. And also for the business & holiday apartments it’s possible to park your bicylce safely.
In Sleutelhuys we’ve a lot of bicycle routes at your disposal.

– Paradise for hikers :
On your request we provide you a box containing over 100 km hiking trails.

– Beer tasting :
Belgium without any breweries wouldn’t be Belgium. In Tielt you’ll find the brewery “De Poes” with whom Sleutelhuys has a partnership. In case you’d like a tour and a tasting, take a look at the website brewery De Poes. You can also test the pleasures of this amazing beer in Sleutelhuys.

Further surroundings

The further surroundings of Tielt will offer you plenty of possibilities.

– The bigger, historical Flemish cities like Bruges (about 30 min), Ghent (about 30 min) and Courtray (also about 30 min) :
* Unesco’s World Heritage city Bruges
* Famous three tower city Ghent
* Historical city Courtray

– Tielt is a part of the region “Brugse Ommeland” and borders to the “Leiestreek” :
* the hinterland of Bruges
* Lys Valley Greeters

– Other locations with easy access from Tielt and also really worth a visit :
* The Tour of Flanders and some other Flemish cycling classics (Omloop het Nieuwsblad, Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne, Dwars door Vlaanderen, E3-prijs Harelbeke, Gent-Wevelgem)
* Roeselare : shopping city (about 20 minutes drive)
* Ieper : historical city (World War I) (about 40 minutes drive)
* Ostend : city nearby the North Sea (about 40 minutes drive)
* Antwerp : port (about 1 hour drive)
* Brussels : capital (about 1 hour drive)
* Lille : important city in “Flemish” France (about 40 minutes drive)
* Some lovely villages in the region “Brugse Ommeland” : Damme, Castle of Wijnendale, the Zwin region, Meetkerke, Lissewege, …

Sleutelhuys will provide you with pleasure even more nice tips.