TO DO

cycling / hiking

Tielrodebroek

Tielrode is one of the few remaining nature reserves in Belgium. Right on ARCK’s doorstep you’ll find Tielrodebroek, an oasis of greenery and water where you can hike or cycle to your heart’s content. By ferry, it takes no time at all to reach Hamme on the other side of the Durme.

Roomakker

De Roomakker is a 12-hectare provincial domain whose three former clay pits and surrounding areas make it a perfect area for hiking. 

Sint-Niklaas Heritage Trail

Enjoy an inspirational walk through Sint-Niklaas, taking in its 17th century architectural gems. 

eating / drinking

Café ’t Veer

For many years, Nele and Bas have been enjoying delicious lunches served by Krie at Café ’t Veer. The attractive terrace is a great place for a snack such as a ’t Veer omelette.

Sint-Jozefstraat 35 – 9140 Tielrode

www.tveer-tielrode.be

Eetcafé De Brabander

Beer-lovers will find everything their hearts desire in this old brewery. As well as an extensive menu and a wide selection of beers, the café serves delicious lunches and simple dinners.

Sint-Jozefstraat 2C – 9140 Tielrode

 www.eetcafe-debrabander.be

De Correctie Wine Bar

A wine bar with a great atmosphere housed in an historic building. Come and enjoy a delicious glass of wine and a snack. With luck, you might even catch a performance.

Cauwerburg 115 – 9140 Temse

www.decorrectie.be

Bistro De Zaatman

Enjoy a snack while looking out over the old shipyard on the Scheldt. A great place to stop when you’re out on the bikes.

Georges Van Dammeplein 6 – 9140 Temse

www.dezaatman.be

De Sampan

A must for fans of delicious sushi.

Markt 28B – 9140 Temse

 www.desampan.be/temse

Restaurant Het Moment

At Het Moment you can dine peacefully in a home-from-home atmosphere. Especially if you’re in the mood for French/Belgian cuisine.

Parklaan 46 – 9140 Temse

 www.restohetmoment.be

Restaurant De Groenendijk

One of the most authentic eateries in Flanders. At this idyllic spot facing the Scheldt dyke you can enjoy eel in the greenest of green herb sauces.

Nattenhaasdonkstraat 20 – 2880 Bornem

 www.degroenendijk.be

culture / leisure

Verbeke Foundation

The Verbeke Foundation is a private art initiative which combines culture with nature and ecology.  An impressive collection of modern and contemporary art is on display.  Annually, various contemporary art exhibitions are organised inside the 20.000 m2 covered industrial hangars and greenhouses, which are located on a naturel site of 12 hectares.

Westakker z/n - 9190 Kemzeke (Stekene)

www.verbekefoundation.com