Got your tickets booked and paid for and your suitcase packed and ready to go? Read on for a few basic Ypres tips before you take off.
To help get you oriented, Ypres is located 65 miles (105 kilometers) west of the significant city of Brussels.
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Got your suitcase and passport? Excellent — board the aircraft to Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport (KJK). Once the wheels hit the tarmac, you'll be only 15 miles (24 kilometers) from the center of Ypres.
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If you want to pick up a car after arriving at Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport, you'll have to look someplace else. There are no rental outlets in the area.
Try to take in the large size of St Martin's Cathedral.
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Inquire about guided tours and browse the various exhibits on display at In Flanders Fields Museum.
And that's not all.
To be sure that the past is never forgotten, this community constructed Menin Gate Memorial so that people could show their admiration.
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Located 16 miles (26 kilometers) from Ypres, Escobecques is much loved by tourists. Head to this locality to access the Palace of Fine Arts and the Citadel of Lille, two outstanding attractions that are bound to impress. Sequedin is one more destination to keep an eye out for. It's just 16 miles (26 kilometers) away. If you'd like to come here, nearby attractions including the Old Stock Exchange and Lille Grand Square should most certainly be on your list.
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