Things to see and do - Kortrijk
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Kortrijk Travel guide
Kortrijk : Michelin's recommendations
Kortrijk, crossed by the River Lys, at the heart of an industrial area, is a dynamic business centre nicknamed the "Texas of Flanders". Visitors can enjoy strolling along its attractive pedestrian streets. The talented painter of flowers and landscapes with animals Roland Savery (16C-17C) was born here. His art is similar to that of Velvet Brueghel.
Tourist attractions Kortrijk : Things to see and do
O.-L. Vrouwekerkstraat B - 8500 Kortrijk
The towers of Our Lady church, founded by Baldwin of Constantinople in the 13C, overlook picturesque alleys. The poet Guido Gezelle was its vicar in the 19C. Inside, note the curiously sculpted spandrels of the 14C counts of Flanders chapel, which al..
Begijnhofstraat B - 8500 Kortrijk
This charming little village lies between St Martin and Our Lady churches. It is surprisingly quiet amid the busy surrounding district. The Beguine convent founded in 1238 was richly endowed by the Countess of Flanders, Jane of Constantinople in 1241..
Etienne Sabbelaan 4 (par Doorniksewijk, au sud du plan) B - 8500 Kortrijk
This museum is housed in a former 19C farm that grew flax, one of Flanders' and the Lys area's main activities of the past. It recalls how flax was grown, linen cloth originally produced and the history of the flax industry, via scenes with life-size..
Doorniksestraat 26 30 B - 8500 KORTRIJK
Ideally located in the historic heart of the city of Kortrijk, next to the train station, the 3 star Ibis Kortrijk Centrum hotel offers 82 rooms fitted out according to the new Ibis concept. LCD television, telephone, air conditioning, WiFi Internet..
Groeningestraat 17 B - 8500 Kortrijk
This boutique hotel is situated in the centre of Kortrijk, only 550 metres from the Belfort. Messeyne offers free Wi-Fi and wellness facilities including a gym, steam bath and sauna. All of the air-conditioned rooms at Hotel Messeyne includes a flat..
Broelkaai 8 B - 8500 Kortrijk
Situated next to the historic Broel Towers, along the Leie River, this elegant hotel features free Wi-Fi, an indoor swimming pool and a gym with a sauna. Sandton Hotel Broel is a 5-minute walk from the centre of Kortrijk which features sights includi..
Walle 184 B - 8500 Kortrijk
You are not likely to forget the convivial atmosphere at this lovely establishment where one dines among friends. Matthieu Beudaert's cooking is up-to-date and refined, while hostess Sofie ensures the charming, elegant service.
Louis Verweestraat 1 B - 8500 Kortrijk
This cosy haven adorned in a subtle colour scheme is in the heart of Courtrai. Fine selection of generous, local fare at reasonable prices.
Handboogstraat 20 B - 8500 Kortrijk
Untreated walls, a skylight and tasteful decor set the scene in this urban establishment. The chef seeks out fine natural ingredients and creates sometimes surprising, but always tasty dishes. More than reason enough to come back time and again.
Grote Markt 2 B - 8500 Kortrijk
Modern brasserie ambience in this rather popular restaurant-with good food. A la carte menu. Young and friendly waiting staff.
Schouwburgplein 12 B - 8500 Kortrijk
A pretty 1900 façade houses this busy bistrot serving a range of simple dishes, including a number of salads. On the walls hang reproductions of paintings by Botero.
Sint-Maartenskerkhof 8 B - 8500 Kortrijk
In the shade of St Martin's Church on a small square tucked away in the city centre, this establishment is heaven for food lovers. It has a designer inspired interior, refined, inventive, even surprising food, and an excellent wine list and well info..