Sporting events


Our region is an ideal playground for sporting events.

On foot

For those who love walking or running, there are several events throughout the year:


Hikes organised several times a year as part of the Cafés Rando

‘Cassel Montagne’, a one-day race in February

‘Trail des Monts de Flandre’ in March

Watten-Cassel marathon in April

‘100 km de Steenwerck’ as an evening event at the end of May

‘Beach Color Run’ in Méteren in June

‘Nuit des fraudeurs’ in Houtkerque

‘Panoramique du Mont des Cats’ in July

‘Grande randonnée’ around the time of Saint Hubert’s celebration day at the Mont des Cats in October

‘Course de Noël des Moulins’ in Steenvoorde before the holidays at the end of the year

‘Rouge Flamande’ in Bergues, ’10 km du Ravensberg’ in Bailleul… The list goes on.

On two wheels

Do you prefer two wheels?

‘Cassel Trophy’ in April is a mountain bike race.

‘Trophée Timotei Potisek’ is a motocross race on Whit Monday in Cassel.

The cycle race « Les 4 jours de Dunkerque » passes through our region each year.

Motorcycle tourist rally ‘Le tour des Flandres’ in Hondschoote in April.

On four wheels

‘Hoppeland Rallye’ in Esquelbecq. Rally reserved for owners of vintage sports cars.


This list is incomplete. There are many activities for you to choose from!

Prepare and book your stay with our Tourist Offices
Tourist Office "Destination coeur de Flandre"
Bailleul - Cassel - Steenvoorde - Steenwerck
Tourist Office "Haut de Flandre"
Bergues - Esquelbecq - Hondschoote - Volckerinckhove - Watten