Kortrijk is a city of the Belgian Province of West Flanders, that lies on the river Leie. This city has a long and diverse history which you will notice when you visit the magnificient architecture while staying in Kortrijk hotel. This beautiful city was destroyed by the Normans and was rebuilt in the 10th century by Baldwin III, count of Flanders. Since than it became an important center of trade and tourism. Trip to Ostend seems to be a good way of exploring Belgium but trip to Courtrai hôtelcan be more pleasant.
While staying in hotels Kortrijk a visit to the Belfry Tower is a must. From there you can visit The Municipal Museum of Fine Arts in Kortrijk, also known as the Stedelijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten. It is home to one of the finest art galleries in Belgium and holds many beautiful paintings and art works of 16th and 17th century. It is to be noted that this museum remains closed on Fridays.
Grote Markt, situated in the heart of Kortrijk is another of the must visit attractions during your vacation in hôtels Courtrai. This place is of great historical significance as within it you can see the World War I memorial and the ruins of the clothes hall. By taking a stroll along the River Lys, you can enjoy the views of many other historic sites of the city. Many tourists staying in Hotels Kortrijk visit the Menin Gate, established in 1927. It is a memorial for the British soldiers who lost their lives in World War I.
During your holidays in hoteles Kortrijk if you visit the Church of Our Lady, you will find the ruins of the original castle that once enclosed the church. Another highlight found in the Church of Our Lady is the paintings of all the former rulers of Flanders. Visit Ostende hotels if you like coastal holidays but if you realy want to visit a historical city visit hoteles Kortrijk.
You don't have to worry even for once for a good meal and drink while staying in Kortrijk hotel. Kortrijk offers some of the best restuarants and bars in the country. Most popular specialties that you would love to taste are Endives with Béchamel Sauce, Ardennes Sausages and ham, Belgian Waffles, Mussels and chips, and Belgium chocolates. People visit Rotterdam beautiful city of Netherlands and love its gastronomic delights just like in Kortijk. All these gives you a combined reason as to why you should visit hotels Kortrijk atleast once.