Things to Do
- Sint Sixtus Abbey of Westvleteren
- The abbey and brewery are not open to visitors. Try the beers at abbey café In De Vrede where you can buy a few bottles. To be combined with a visit to the Hopmuseum in Poperinge or Flanders Fields WW1 museum in Ieper.
- Donkerstraat 12
- West Flanders, Belgium
- +32 (0) 70 / 21 00 45
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- Brouwerij St. Bernardus
- This brewery in Watou near Westvleteren grows its own hops. Visit the brewery, do some beer shopping or beer tasting at the old brewery tavern. Book rooms at the ‘villa’ B&B on the brewery site.
- Trappistenweg 23
- B-8978 Watou
- West Flanders
- +32 (0) 57 38 80 21
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