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Poetry route

Experience the region through the eyes of five poets Along this poetry route, you will discover five poems by poets from the Zwalm region and its surroundings.  The route introduces you to the boroughs of Sint Blasius-Boekel and Sint-Denijs-Boekel. You walk through the picturesque hamlet of Wijlegem with its charming Sint-Margaretha chapel and the imposing […]

St. Margaretha Chapel Wijlegem

In the municipality of Sint-Denijs-Boekel you will find the Sint Margaretha Chapel in the hamlet of Wijlegem. The chapel is a real gem, unique because of its location and serenity. Every square centimetre here truly exudes monumental value. The chapel was already mentioned in 1108. Later, Saint Margaretha emerged as its patron, a beloved popular […]

Johan’s Lodge

Johan’s Lodge is located in the municipality of Sint-Blasius-Boekel. The travel-themed rooms and accompanying terraces offer you a beautiful view of the rolling landscape.

‘t Hol van Pluto

In ’t Hol van Pluto you can enjoy a select regional beer all year round, which you can take literally. You can also go there for a tasty snack and a sweet & savoury afternoon snack.

Valley Perlink

The ‘Perlinkvallei’ nature reserve is located in a beautiful valley on the right bank of the Perlink or Boekelbeek in Sint-Blasius-Boekel. Downstream, the stream is called ‘Moldergembeek’ and flows into the Zwalm in Nederzwalm under the name Perdenstokbeek. You will not only discover toads and frogs in the pools, but also three species of salamanders. […]