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Véloroute de la Lys

70 km

Véloroute de la Lys
© ADRT Pas-de-Calais-Reed-H.Lenaerts

Take off on a Franco-Belgian getaway along the Lys (or Leie), a cross-border river par excellence. From the source in Lisbourg or from the Belle du Pas-de-Calais with its UNESCO belfry in Aire-sur-la-Lys, you will cross part of Hauts-de-France and Flanders to reach Ghent in Belgium, the mouth of the Lys. On your two-wheeler, you can follow part of the European EuroVelo V route as well as the Lys Greenway.

70 km

To discover

  • Beaudelle Chapel in Aire-sur-la-Lys
  • Brasserie du Pays Flamand in Merville
  • Museum of Rural Life in Steenwerck
  • Nieppe Park and Castle in Nieppe
  • UNESCO Belfry of Armentières in Armentières
  • Ribbon Weaving Museum in Comines-Warneton

Departure points

Multiple, long route


  • Accommodation labelled ‘Accueil vélo’
  • Ecolodges de la Lys®: Flandre Lys ecolodges in Haverskerque and Pays de l’Allœu ecolodge in Sailly-sur-la-Lys (breakfast available)
  • Group accommodation ‘Au Clair de la Lys’ in Haverskerque.


  • ‘La Lys en roue libre’ cycling guide  : https://www.capsurlarivieredor.com/fr/brochure-carte/velo-guide-la-lys-en-roue-libre-6.html
  • ‘Cross-border tourist map of the Lys Valley’: https://www.capsurlarivieredor.com/fr/brochure-carte/carte-touristique-transfrontaliere-de-la-vallee-de-la-lys-7.html

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