GR128 - Vlaanderenroute


  1. Name GR128 - Vlaanderenroute (GR128)
  2. Length of trail 660 km, 410 miles
  3. Length in days 33 days
  4. Start of trail Wissand (F)
  5. End of trail Aachen (D)
  6. Traildino grading EW, Easy walk, nature trail


Witzand (Wissant, France) - Aachen (Germany), Vlaanderenroute, 660 km

Flanders is a historically old and rich region, marking the border of the Roman languages in Europe. We know that this border divides Belgium. Less well known is the fact that Flanders extends even into France. Quit a large region here is speaking Flemish, even up till today.

The GR128 explores the southern border of Flanders. The trail starts on the Channel, the French village of Wissant, actually Witzand. A days walk later one enters Belgium. The path often follows roads and ventures into urban areas, so maybe not always too interesting. In this part of Belgium many war cemeteries and monuments remember of the horros of the first world war, where Belgium was pulverized by the great powers. Days later you walk in the central parts of Belgium, North of Brussels. The countryside is more attractive now. The trail all the way continues to Belgium's eastern border, even reaching the city of Aachen.

Select some tracks
GR 128 Variante Sint-Truiden
GR128 Vlaanderenroute Oost
GR 128 Vlaanderenroute
.GR 128 Frans deeltraject: Bailleul-Kemmel, 18km
.GR 128 Vlaanderenroute (hoofdtraject), 482km
.GR 128 Duits deeltraject: Teuven-Aken, 24km
.GR 128 Aanlooproute Schoonaarde, 4.2km
.GR 128 Variant Gent-Destelbergen, 9.6km
.GR 128 Variant Leuven, 11km
.GR 128 Variant Sint-Truiden, 17km
.GR 128 Variant Tongeren, 13km
GR 128, 157km
GR 131 Aanlooproute station Ieper - Menenpoort - GR 128, 6.3km
GR 126 Liaison vers GR 128 Brussegem, 8.8km
Streek-GR Haspengouw 4-5, 9.2km
Streek-GR Haspengouw 10-11, 1km
Streek-GR Haspengouw 4-17, 3.8km


Map of GR128

Hiking map Belgium GR128 WHiking map Belgium GR128 E


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