Things to see and do - Ypres
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Ypres Travel guide
Ypres : Michelin's recommendations
In the 13C, Ypres was one of the most powerful towns in Flanders, together with Bruges and Ghent. It was almost completely destroyed during the First World War, then rebuilt in the Neo-Gothic style. The Flanders Language Valley lies on the town's outskirts and groups together companies specialised in speech synthesis technology.
Tourist attractions Ypres : Things to see and do
J. Coomansstraat B - 8900 Ieper
Opened in 1998, this innovatively-designed museum provides a captivating history of the First World War using audio-visual techniques, and has over 3 000 accounts of the experiences of individuals (soldiers, nurses, refugees, children etc) of over 50..
Grote-Markt B - 8900 Ieper
The long rectangular cloth halls, surrounding two narrow courtyards, were completed in 1304, then rebuilt in sandstone in the original style after First World War destruction. Seen from the Grand-Place Albert 1, their 133m-long façade is broken by a ..
A. Vandenpeereboompl. B - 8900 Ieper
The cathedral was destroyed during the war, then rebuilt in its original style (13C-15C). Inside, note the 16C polyptych Passion scenes (Holy Sacrament chapel) and 17C alabaster statues crowning the baptistery chapel railings.
Slachthuisstraat 58 B - 8900 Ypres
Prix Prices from : 109 €
Ariane is a family-run hotel offering modern rooms including a buffet-style breakfast, a 7-minute walk from Ypres' historical centre with the Menin Gate and the In Flanders Fields Museum. This hotel is surrounded by gardens with a pond, a secluded te..
Grote Markt 45 B - 8900 Ypres
Hotel Regina is set on the Market Square in the heart of historical Ypres, a few steps away from the In Flanders Fields Museum and 400 metres from the Menin Gate. This hotel offers free Wi-Fi access and an on-site restaurant with a bar and a terrace...
D’Hondtstraat 4 B - 8900 Ypres
Located right in Ypres' city centre, Hotel O Ieper is an environmentally-friendly hotel providing rooms with free WiFi next to Ypres' Market Square and the Cloth Hall, that hosts the In Flanders Fields Museum. Private parking is possible upon request..
Eiland 2 B - 8900 Ieper
This bistro restaurant is located on an islet that once defended the town of Ypres. A family atmosphere, serving traditional food with boats and games for children.
Slachthuisstraat 58 B - 8900 Ieper
Dikkebusseweg 148 B - 8900 Ieper
A contemporary restaurant with a bar and lounge on the ground floor. Traditional style cuisine served.
Sint-Jacobsstraat 15 B - 8900 Ieper
Komenseweg 21 B - 8902 Zillebeke
Family farmhouse in the country with exposed beams, bare brick walls and rustic furniture giving a sense of authenticity. Sunny terrace.
Veurnseweg 532 B - 8906 Elverdinge
Elverdinge is a byword for gastronomic delight among fine food lovers. Apparently classical, the menu nonetheless retains a few surprises and is steeped in hidden refinement. A host of tiny details abound, including the exquisite appetisers served wi..