Heritage and culture

Effect n°3 : Listen to stories

If you happen to like listening to stories, we like to tell them! With architectural heritage of a very special character and slightly crazy Flemish games, French Flanders has a rich history of its own.

When history is mixed with legends, the young and the old will find what they are looking for.

Museum
FASCINATING DISCOVERIES

Your curiosity will take you to the museums of Flanders… Paintings, sculptures and scenes of life: our museums will surprise […]

The religious
LET YOURSELF BE CAPTIVATED

The architecture is fascinating, the music is enchanting, and you are under the spell… Do not pass by the triple-naved churches of French Flanders: […]

Flemish Games
BETWEEN LAUGHTER AND TRADITION

Once the emblematic games of taverns, Flemish games with amusing names are now making a comeback. You will be able […]

Architecture
CHARMING AND ATYPICAL

As you go for a walk in French Flanders you will admire its remarkable architectural heritage. You will notice the […]

Traditions
PROUD OF OUR ROOTS

Do you know Potjevleesch, the feux de la Saint-Jean, or bals folks? These are a few of the Flemish traditions […]

Craft industry
KNOW-HOW OF YESTERYEAR

French Flanders is known for its quality craft industry. Beer, textile, cheese, etc. Meet these men and women at the […]

HISTORY OF FRENCH FLANDERS
A RICH PAST

French Flanders above all has a very rich heritage and history, marked by wars as well as by periods of […]

The Flemish Regional Language
A HERITAGE TOOL

Flemish is everywhere in French Flanders: names, place names, shop signs, repertoire of traditional music, gastronomy, giants, local celebrations and […]

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