The Lieve

Nature area
Zomergem (
Meetjesland
)
  • The path along the Lieve. It runs from Belzele to Stoktevijver in Zomergem.
  • On the banks of the Lieve.
  • The path along the Lieve. It runs from Belzele to Stoktevijver in Zomergem.
  • On the banks of the Lieve.
Starting place: 
Stoktevijver
9930 Zomergem
België

How to reach:

By car: 

From Ghent: Follow the Brugsevaart/N9. Continue towards Lovendegem and follow Grote Baan/N9. Continue towards Waarschoot and follow the Hendrik Consciencelaan/N9 . On the Hendrik Consciencelaan/N9 turn left to the Kere. Continue on Stuiver and you'll reach your destination.

Accessible for: 
Groups
Groups
Hikers
Hikers
Description: 
  • The Lieve is the oldest canal in Flanders.
  • The City of Ghent sought an outlet to the sea and started digging this canal to Damme in 1251.
  • The theme route 'De Lieve Vertelt' takes you past the castle villages of Vinderhoute and Lovendegem. This route passes by Van Vlaenderen Mill, Schipdonk lock, the Keigatbos and the centre of Oostwinkel and Beke.
Opening hours: 

Always open.

Address

Address: 
Stoktevijver
9930 Zomergem
België
Telephone: 
+32 9 235 99 67