Unfortunately the end of the summer vacation is in sight, but we still have some tips to get the most out of your summer vacation! There is so much to do and experience in the beautiful city of Oudenaarde. There is so much nature, you can soak up the local culture, get to know the delicious regional products, discover your sporty side, … And all this corona-proof so that you can experience a fantastic holiday close to home.
1. Get your hiking shoes ready for an adventurous hiking quest
The quest is highly recommended for young and old. We start in the heart of the city and stroll along the beautiful heritage of Oudenaarde. In addition to the heritage, you will discover a surprising number of nice places, pubs and restaurants. Of course it remains a walking SEARCH and you must also search! Do you find something or have you not searched properly? Have you found perhaps a € 50 purchase coupon?
This quest will run until November 1st and the quest booklet is available for € 5 at the information office of Tourism Oudenaarde. After the hiking quest you can enjoy a refreshing drink in exchange for the token that you get for free with the purchase of the booklet.
2. Let the kids enjoy in our pop-up summer playground
Are you coming to visit Oudenaarde with the kids? Children can play to their heart’s content on the pop-up playground in the small market. There is a large sandbox with an adventure playset where children can play while the parents perhaps have a drink? 😉
3. Embark on a journey on foot: Join a guided walking tour
Would you like to get to know Oudenaarde even better? Come discover the legend of ‘Hanske de Krijger’ or follow in the footsteps of Adriaen Brouwer with your family, your lover or simply as an individual. You can join the ‘Jotie t’Hooft’ poetry walk until 23rd August. It is important to register in advance and to bring your mouth mask. The price is € 5 p.p. and children up to 12 years old can join for free. The walk starts at 2.30 pm at the tourist office at the town hall.
After a long walk in the surroundings of Oudenaarde, a wonderful night’s sleep can do wonders. The next morning you get up with a delicious breakfast and the day has already started well! That is a holiday and that, close to home! Book your staycation and enjoy our staycation packages!
Author Bio: Katie McGarr is a daytime writer for Leopold Hotel Oudenaarde, a four-star boutique hotel in the city centre of Oudenaarde in the heart of the Flemish Ardennes. Since this free-spirited damsel loves to go on adventures, she’s got a lot to say about travel, dining, cultural enjoyment, and lifestyle.