Ursel is a great place to base yourself in East Flanders as a large number of the area’s star attractions are within easy driving distance. Among the places not to miss are the marvelous Canada-Poland War Museum and the remarkable St. Vincent Church. Also, be sure to check out Bulskampveld and the Halletoren Belfry.
Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area the special place it is. Spend a quiet afternoon admiring the exhibits at Groeningemuseum in Bruges and the Het Huis van Alijn in Ghent. Enjoy the beautiful artworks at the City Museum for Contemporary Art in Ghent.
If you love nature and wildlife, plan a trip to the nearby parks and reserves. These are great places to breathe deeply and relax. Enjoy the local flora and fauna, pull out your sketch pad, or just relax in the shade at City Park in Tielt.
To really get a feel for the area, stop at the nearby local attractions such as Begijnhof in Bruges, Beguinage and Gravensteen in Ghent. These spots are a magnet for travellers from all over the world. Admire some of the sacred places such as the St. Nicholas' Church in Ghent, the St. Peter's Church in Tielt and the St. Jacobs Church. Admire the beautiful craftsmanship and get a deeper understanding of the religious history of the area.
If you are looking to give your credit card a workout, browse the Friday Market Square in Ghent and the Langemunt Shopping Center.
Ursel has a long and proud sporting history. Spend a few hours in the stands of nearby Jan Breydel Stadium, Bruges, home to the Club Brugge soccer team and the Cercle Brugge. After the game, follow the local sports obsessives to the nearby pubs and relive the match highlights over a few drinks.
When you’re ready to rest up after a day spent exploring the charms of Ursel, check in to one of the area's range of accommodation options. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep it’s hard to go past the Novotel Brugge Centrum, Bruges, the Sandton Grand Hotel Reylof, Ghent, and the Canalview Hotel Ter Reien, Bruges.