Thursday, October 29, 2009

Belgium Gettaway to Beautiful Laarne and Vanhercke B&B

Laarne is a small village located a few kilometers east of Ghent, in one of the most green areas in the Ghent periphery and is ideally situated for exploring Belgium. Its central location makes it convenient for visiting the entire country in 3 - 4 days. Local attractions include St. Bavo's, the Belfry and Carollon, the Castle of the Counts, and The Water Castle of Laarne, one of the best preserved medieval castles. Day trips inlcude, visits to Bruges,the Venice of the North, Brussels, the capital, Antwerp, ,the city of Rubens, world famous painter, and Ghent,the ancient capital of Flanders.Within 300 km are cities and landscapes of Holland (Amsterdam, Rotterdam), Germany (Dusseldorf, Cologne, Bonn), and France (Paris and Calais with the Chunnel under the English Channel).

Vanhercke B&B is a luxury bed and breakfast with self catering cottages equipped with a private entrance, fireplace, antique pine furniture, TV/DVD, wireless internet, oak wood kitchenette, private North American style bathroom, and a sun terrace. The B&B is surrounded by a park and herbs gardens as well as a fishing pond. The exterior is Medieval style with use of old Flemish brick. Your friendly young host family is ready to welcome you.
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