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City break in Kortrijk. Active leisure ideas for Kortrijk - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Kortrijk Kortrijk is famous for its wonderful parks, so it will be more interesting for active tourists to come here during the warm season. One of the most beautiful places in town is Jardin des Roses, a park where besides dozens of types of roses, one can admire many other rare flowers. The park has gathered a unique collection of flowers and ornamental plants from around the world. Several greenhouses were built for keeping especially rare plants. In summer, the park is always decorated with interesting landscape compositions, which makes it even more unique.
Kortrijk town is located on the bank of the Lys River. This is just 7 kilometers away from France. This town has been founded by the Romans. At that time Kortrijk was known as Cortoriacum. … Open
A lovely place to walk and relax with children is Queen Astrid Park. This historic park is currently adorned with mighty trees, which were planted here several decades ago. Fountains are turned on in the park in the summer. A number of beautiful decorative pools are quipped here as well. Local residents appreciate the park for sports and playgrounds built throughout its territory. It would be a great place for enjoying active recreation with the whole family.
In summer, hiking and cycling on the outskirts of the city are popular forms of tourist entertainment. Here you can admire the vast green meadows, see several authentic villages located near the city, as well as explore unique natural sights. Many interesting routes are laid for cycling enthusiasts. One of the most interesting trails Flax Bicycle Trail. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Arriving in Kortrijk with children, it should be borne in mind that entertainment in the city is mainly aimed at those wishing to spend time quietly. There is a small chance to meet loudly … Open
In the summer, wealthy tourists often enjoy helicopter tours, during which they can once again appreciate the local natural beauty. Directly in the city, there are no companies organizing air tours, they are all based in the neighboring area of Wevelgem. This is where you can find popular helicopter center Toran Heliservice offering its customers mini-helicopter flights. During such air tours, everyone will have a chance to learn to fly the helicopter under the guidance of an instructor. Thrill-seekers will certainly enjoy this kind of entertainment.
Six kilometers away from the city is Transfo duiktank, a modern sports club available to the public at any time of the year. It offers clients chic swimming pools and several types of saunas; the center's main pool is covered with a glass roof. Despite the fact that there are no special children's pools in the complex, it is still frequented by families with kids.
Many restaurants of Kortrijk are known outside the country; it would be interesting to every traveler to visit the local eating places. The Table d'Amis fine dining restaurant invites … Open
Ten minutes drive from Kortrijk is amazing Ice-skating Rink Finlandia. It will be comfortable to visit this indoor complex in any weather. Visitors can rent all the necessary first-class sports equipment. Presently it is used for holding sports competitions, but most of the time the rink is available to all comers.
The city can also offer excellent karting center Worldkarts, another good option for the whole family. This place is remarkable for top-class equipment and tracks of various levels of difficulty. Both experienced skaters and those who have decided to try out such entertainment for the first time will have a good time here. The most famous cinema in town, Kinepolis, is a perfect option for an evening out. This cinema is unknown to most tourists, its main visitors are residents of the city.
Locals have a very welcoming and hospitable attitude toward foreigners, they are always willing to talk with tourists who show interest in the national culture and history. However, there … Open
There are very few noisy discos and nightclubs in Kortrijk. Stylish Staminee Boulevard Bar can be found on one of the central streets. In contrast to many other city bars, it welcomes visitors until late in the evening. Here you can try the best Belgian beers, meet local people, and take part in interesting entertainment programs that are held at the bar several times a week.
Bar Gainsbar is notable for the fact that it is housed in a very beautiful historic building with a tiled roof. It is decorated in the style of past years, many elements of the historic building have been preserved when designing the bar. Here you can relax in a friendly and casual atmosphere, this bar is also very popular with local residents.
The starting point of most tour itineraries is the Market Square situated in the center of Kortrijk. On the square there is Belfry (Belfort van Kortrijk), the first mention of which relates … Open
A noisier facility more focused on youth is Bar Des Amis. This stylish bar delights guests with a huge selection of beers. Here you can try original signature cocktails and wines from various countries of the world. The bar is mainly visited by local young people, often organizing interesting theme parties and entertainment programs. The popular bar is open until late at night, which is absolutely not typical for the city. This is why fans of eventful evenings like to spend time here.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Kortrijk and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Kortrijk
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Scarpe-Escaut' , 47.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Avesnois' , 86.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Oosterschelde' , 97.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Grenspark de Zoom - Kalmthoutse Heide' , 101.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Kortrijk
♥   Amusement park 'Bellewaerde' Ypres, 22.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Parc de Lomme' Lomme, 28.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Boudewijn Seapark' Bruges, 38.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Plopsaland De Panne' Adinkerke-De Panne, 54.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Expo ’58' Brussels, 75.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Kortrijk
♥   Water park 'Aquafun SunParks' Oostduinkerke, 51.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquafun SunParks' De Haan, 51.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Plopsaqua De Panne' , 54.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Duinenwater' Knokke-Heist, 56.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Océade' Brussels, 75.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Kortrijk
♥   Restaurant 'Gust' Kortrijk. Type - Country. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Table d’Amis' Kortrijk. Type - Market cuisine|Modern French|Creative French|French. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Damier' Kortrijk. Type - Modern French. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Bistro Desanto' Kortrijk. Type - Traditional cuisine|Belgian. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Oud Walle' Kortrijk. Type - Market cuisine|Modern French. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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City break ideas for neighbours of Kortrijk

Guide to your best city break in Kortrijk - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Kortrijk - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Kortrijk?' disappears immediately.
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