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Overstep your boundaries

Waasland legends– especially Reynard The Fox – come to life here. You can cycle and walk at a relaxed tempo between creeks, picturesque polders and extensive forests. You can also visit charming cities like Sint-Niklaas and Lokeren. Want to explore more than one region? The cycling networks of Meetjesland, Scheldeland and Zeelandic Flanders seamlessly link up with the cycling network of Waasland.

Top attractions

Fort Liefkenshoek

Fort Liefkenshoek

  • In the four rooms of the fort, you stand on the rolling deck of a ship and are confronted with the fort's turbulent past.
  • Containers piled high will impress you.
  • Walk along the dyke after your visit.
  • Study the powerful Scheldt River and the surrounding Waasland port in the panoramic lookout tower.

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Provincial Domain Puyenbroeck

Provincial Domain Puyenbroeck

  • Unique recreation area in Waasland with everything you need for a successful family outing.
  • Flower beds and living heritage park on the domain.
  • Play area with play equipment for children, giant climbing frames, slides and a fort.
  • Miniature golf, petanque and boule terrains.
  • Bicycle rental, tourist train and rowing pond.
  • Sports infrastructure with indoor and outdoor swimming pool, golf course, tennis courts, etc.

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Mercator Museum

  • Discover the history of cartography, with Mercator as the leading figure.
  • Maps, plans and instruments will take you on a historic voyage.
  • Travel from the Babylonians, via the Greeks and Romans to the Middle Ages and the 16th century.
  • Mercator's treasury shows you a selection from his oeuvre. Eye-catchers include the original terrestrial and celestial globe and wall maps of the world and of Europe.

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