Sentse Kreken

Nature area
Sint-Jan-in-Eremo (
Meetjesland
)
  • Blokkreek and the area around Sint-Margriete.
  • Where the Blokkreek and the Hollandersgatkreek meet in Kantijne.
  • Oostpolderkreek in Sint-Jan-in-Eremo where an eel fisherman is still active.
  • Blokkreek and the area around Sint-Margriete.
  • Where the Blokkreek and the Hollandersgatkreek meet in Kantijne.
  • Oostpolderkreek in Sint-Jan-in-Eremo where an eel fisherman is still active.
Starting place: 
Sint-Jansstraat
9982 Sint-Jan-in-Eremo
Belgium

How to reach:

By car: 
  • From Ghent: Follow the N9 towards Eeklo. After the centre of Eeklo turn right towards Boelare, N434. At the roundabout go straight. On the Moerstraat, Dorp Bentille turn left towards Sint-Jansstraat.
  • Via the N49/ E34: Near Kaprijke, turn onto the Vaartstraat, N456. Keep left and take Plein/N456, continue on the N456. Go straight at one roundabout. Turn left onto the Kerselaarstraat/Kerzelaarstraat/N434. Turn right onto the Sint-Jansstraat.
Accessible for: 
Groups
Groups
Hikers
Hikers
Description: 
  • The Sentse Kreken are the main tourist attraction in Sint-Laureins.
  • You can cycle and walk to your heart's content here, thanks to the many low-traffic agricultural roads.
  • During your excursion you'll enjoy the open landscape and unspoilt nature.
  • You can also explore these ponds in the polders with a covered wagon or be taken in tow by 'Marcel, the eel catcher'.
Opening hours: 

Always open

Address

Address: 
Sint-Jansstraat
9982 Sint-Jan-in-Eremo
Belgium
Telephone: 
+32 9 218 76 47