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Relax in the south

A 10 km walk in the southern Zwalm districts. Along the way, discover the cozy village centre of Roborst or the ‘cathedral’ of Rozebeke and enjoy the unique view at the top of the Vijflindenkapel. The walk runs along unpaved paths and is therefore not suitable for wheelchair users and strollers.

Past charming villages

This idyllic walk starts at the provincial nature education centre De Kaaihoeve and takes you via the Kasteel Ten Bieze in Beerlegem to the picturesque Dikkele and Paulatem. Enjoy a Zwalmse tripel in the authentic village centre of Dikkele and be overwhelmed by the greenery in the Kaaimeersen.

Gourmand walking route

Beautiful walk along the Zwalmbeek and its small waterfalls. Enjoy a delicious regional product in one of the many restaurants and cafes along the way.

Watercress route

Walk through the rolling landscape of the Zwalm Valley from the picturesque watercress municipality of Roborst. Watercress is grown here in abundance in the canals filled with pure spring water. Climb to the open fields of Huldegem and Velzeke, where you can explore the provincial archaeological museum.

Between wind and water mills

This walk takes you from windmills to watermills in Flanders’ most beautiful landscape. Venture out for 9.5 km in the Zwalm Valley or make a shorter loop and go straight from junction 58 to 57.

Relax in the north

Walk in the northern Zwalm sub-municipalities. Along the way, discover the church of Paulatem, the idyllic village of Dikkele and the green Kaaimeersen and Kaaihoeve in Meilegem. The walk runs along unpaved roads and is therefore less suitable for wheelchair users and strollers.

Browsing around Roborst & Rozebeke

Walk along paved and unpaved paths in the districts of Roborst & Rozebeke. Some paths are not suitable for wheelchair users and strollers, but are easy to avoid.

Past windmills and beggars

This walk introduces you to the well-known Molenberg and surrounding area via the walking junctions. The route also partly runs through the neighbouring municipality of Horebeke.

Along the Zwalmbeek

This walk introduces you to the winding Zwalm, the beating heart of the Zwalm region, via the walking junctions. You can choose to walk the entire route or explore one of the shorter loops.

Munkbosbeek walk – red

Long walk through the Munksbosbeek valley and the picturesque village of Dikkele. Be surprised by the winding stream that flows through the beautiful landscape and relax with a delicious Zwalmse Tripel in one of the most beautiful villages in Flanders. The red loop is suitable for strollers and does not require appropriate footwear.

Boembeke walk – blue

The Mijnwerkerspad takes its name from the little train that used to take workers from the Zwalm region to the mines in Hainaut. On this walk you will pass different forest types. In the spring you can enjoy the wood anemone, wild garlic, cranberries, Solomon’s seal, musk herb, green hellebore and bluebells. Discover the diversity […]

Short walk Roborst

A 2 km walk along unpaved paths in the watercress village par excellence along small field roads. With thanks to the non-profit organization Trage Wegen.

Short walk Rozebeke – 6 km

A 6 km walk along unpaved paths in picturesque Rozebeke. With thanks to the non-profit organization Trage Wegen. Rozebeke with its beautiful church – also called The Cathedral of the Zwalm Region – is one of the most beautiful villages in Flanders. It used to be a well-known place of pilgrimage for healing from plague […]

The loops of Zwalm

Along this walk we become acquainted with the protected chapel of Wijlegem, the picturesque Vredesplein of Sint-Denijs-Boekel and the famous calf-biter the Molenberg. Which cycling enthusiast does not know this “mountain” from the numerous cycling classics that visit our region? The walk also offers you the opportunity to discover the Vinkemolen up close and enjoy […]

Munkbosbeek walk – blue

Long walk through the Munksbosbeek valley and the picturesque village of Dikkele. Be surprised by the winding brook that flows through the beautiful landscape and relax with a delicious Zwalmse Tripel in one of the most beautiful villages in Flanders. Sturdy walking shoes or boots are recommended for this walk. The route is less suitable […]

Heritage walk ‘five villages on one apron’

This ‘airport walk’ aims to perpetuate the commemoration of the local WWI. – through this unique trip through four municipalities. Gavere, Oosterzele, Zottegem and Zwalm, including five of their villages, respectively. Dikkelvenne, Scheldewindeke, Velzeke, Beerlegem and Dikkele.

Exploring Meilegem & Beerlegem

A 5 km walk along the green gems of Meilegem & Beerlegem. Some paths are not suitable for wheelchair users and strollers.

Exploring Sint-Blasius-Boekel

A 5 km walk through the southern municipality of Sint-Blasius-Boekel. Be charmed by the Vinkemolen along the way. Some paths are not suitable for wheelchair users and strollers.

Out and about in the Perlink Valley

Going out for a brisk walk through the Perlinkvallei in Sint-Blasius-Boekel. The nature reserve is located in a beautiful valley on the right bank of the Perlink or Boekelbeek.

Boembeke walk – red

In the past, the “Fosttreintje” brought miners from the Zwalm region to the Hainaut coal mines. Hence the name Mijnwerkerspad. A witness to that railway past is the koebrug (cow bridge). When the railway was still in use, farmers could take their cattle over the bridge to the surrounding pastures. Today there are some beautiful […]

Along the Zwalmbeek XL

Beautiful 10,5 km walk along the winding Zwalm in Munkzwalm, Sint-Maria-Latem and Nederzwalm.

Wispinkel walk

These beautiful slow road walks lead you through the western corner of Zwalm. As an extension of the well-known Zwalmbeekpad, you can discover a beautiful piece of nature through an oasis of peace and regional character. The walk takes you to the mouth of the Zwalmbeek where you can enjoy grazing sheep along the banks. […]