To do alone, with family or friends, the Tourist Office offers a rich and varied program to do throughout the year.
The walks are assured in french but it is possible to book in english, contact directly in our tourist information offices in Bergues, Esquelbecq, Hondschoote, and Watten.
Our cities have a story!
Plaine au bois Memorial Site in Esquelbecq
We often know the history of Operation Dynamo and its repercussions on Dunkirk and the War, but we know little about the beginnings of this operation and its consequences on our villages!
With the visit of the Plaine au Bois Memorial Site, our guide will tell you the context of the battle of Wormhout-Esquelbecq-Ledringhem and the rearguard fights of Operation Dynamo that occurred at the end of May 1940.
The Berguois’ heritage
Touched many times by the tumult of history, Bergues has retained its Flemish character Heritage Bergues preservant its rich heritage and nature.
Whether you visit the church district, the ruins of St. Winoc Abbey or the ramparts that surround the city, you will find all the charm of this city where life is good !
5 € / Ad. and 3 € / Child (5-17 years old).
The “Ch'ti Tour” in Bergues
Dany Boon's film "Welcome to the Ch'tis" is a story marked by Bergues.
With the "Ch'ti Tour" come and enjoy the 3 weeks of filming and fun with our guide who will teach you more about the secrets and magic of cinema!
5 € / Adult. and 3 € / Child (5-17 years old)
The Heritage of Volckerinckhove
Through a tour, our guide will make you discover, his cottage, his horse mill (unique in France), his bread oven, his church ... and all that makes the charm of this small Flemish village that has knew how to keep its authenticity.
3 € / person.
The Belfry and the Bergues' Carillon
The belfry, formerly a symbol of communal liberties, is also the very symbol of Bergues. His story is closely related to the life of the city. But the belfry is also the tower with 50 bells and it is with the sound of the carillon, that will finish the visit of our carillonneur.
Attention, it will be necessary to commit to climb nearly 206 steps to access the walkway and enjoy the view of the instrument and the Flemish plain!
If you can not climb, choose The Virtual Tour of the Belfry - Travel without moving...
Immersive experience, as if you were there. Accompanied by our two virtual guides, climb the Belfry effortlessly, installed in a room of the Belfry. After a 20-minute guided tour, you can then, still virtually, extend this visit by returning to the different rooms. Activity proposed from 10 years old.
Accessible every day at 10:30 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. 5 € / person. Reservations on our online store.