Things to see and do - Geraardsbergen
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Geraardsbergen Travel guide
Geraardsbergen : Michelin's recommendations
The town's French name "Grammont" reflects its hillside location overlooking the River Dender. It is famous in the cycling world for its terrible winding and irregularly-paved hill called the "Geraardsbergen Wall". Racing cyclists and their supporters can find comfort in savouring a local speciality, the mattentaart, made with curd and fromage blanc.
Tourist attractions Geraardsbergen : Things to see and do
Grote-Markt B - 9500 Geraardsbergen
The main square features St Bartholomew's church renovated in a 19C neo-Gothic style, and the Town Hall with toothed gables and corner turrets. The small Manneken Pis against it is said to be the oldest in Belgium (1455) and has its own ground-floor ..
B - 9500 Geraardsbergen
The 18C abbey now houses a museum with old paintings and furniture from St Bartholomew's church in Geraardsbergen and the Hane Steenhuyse in Ghent. Note tobacco cultivation(which thrived locally from 1840 to the Second World War) and black Chantilly ..
Driepikkel B - 9500 Geraardsbergen
This hilltop pilgrims' chapel contains a 17C statuette of the Virgin Mary and offers a fine view of the surrounding area.
Lessensestraat 36 B - 9500 Geraardsbergen
Only 2 km from the Moenebroek reserve, Geeraard offers bright rooms with a seating area. Free Wi-Fi and newspapers are available to all guests. The city centre of Ghent is 40 km away. Rooms at Hotel Geeraard are spacious and have an elegant interior..
Verhaegenlaan 17 B - 9500 Geraardsbergen
Gasthuisstraat 20 B - 9500 Geraardsbergen
An old mirror shop is the setting for this good little restaurant. Modern dining room with an unusual decoration: soup spoons instead of wall lamps !
Gasthuisstraat 35 B - 9500 Geraardsbergen
Their 'Hidden Garden' is one of the assets of Lotje and Steven's restaurant, but should the weather drive you indoors, you can look forward to a burning log fire and bare beams to keep you warm. The food is both exciting and light with highlights suc..