Situated in the Flemish province of West Flanders in Belgium, Kortrijk grew up on riches gained from the wool and flax industries in the Middle Ages. The Battle of the Golden Spurs took place on the Fields of Groeninge in 1302, making this a city with an interesting past. Even the city’s shopping is historic, with it being home to Belgium’s first pedestrian-only shopping streets.
- Maiden of Flanders
- Town Hall
- Church of Our Lady
- Go shopping along some of the first shopping streets in Belgium
- Take a gourmet cycle ride through the historic city centre
- Boat along the River Leie
The weather in Kortrijk rarely experiences extreme temperatures, with the averages ranging from around 5°C in winter to 20°C in summer. In the autumn and winter months, it's possible to have strong winds, but these are infrequent. On average, there are 19 rainy days per month around winter, falling to 15 days per month in summer.
Getting There & Around
Kortrijk lies about one hour away from Brussels Airport, where there's a direct rail route to the city. There are also some major roads passing through the city, so getting there will be no problem.Once in the city itself, there are numerous bus routes and taxi services available, but if you feel a little more energetic, you can hire a bike and cycle along one of the set tourist routes.
20 hotels in Kortrijk, BE
Grand Hotel Damier is a unique boutique and lifestyle property where you will sense the spirit of Flanders and wallow in the opulence of its cultural heritage. GeneralThe hotel also features 3... More
Nestled in the province of West Flanders, Sandton Hotel Broel Kortrijk boast its luxurious accommodations and picturesque setting. The lavish property is close to leisure attractions such as... More
This graceful property in a quiet area, offers elegant accommodation and modern facilities to make your stay in Kortrijk a pleasant one. General A well-equipped conference room that can host... More
Offering stylish accommodations and modern interiors beside a historic windmill and a farmhouse square, the environment-friendly d-hotel Marke makes for a charming place to stay in Kortrijk.... More
Featuring excellent accommodation, the Comfort Hotel Garden Lille Tourcoing is a perfect destination for discerning travellers visiting Bondues area GeneralThis property features 2 well-equipped ... More
Located five kilometres off the city centre of Lille, Campanile Villeneuve d'Ascq welcomes leisure travellers exploring local picturesque attractions in Villeneuve-d'Ascq. From this value-for-money... More
With exceptional service and facilities, the Mercure Lille Metropole is perfect for a special weekend getaway for holiday makers and an ideal conference venue for business travellers. GeneralThis... More
Presenting pleasant ambience and unsurpassed service, BEST WESTERN Art Deco Euralille Hotel La Madeleine caters to the needs of both the business and pleasure travellers alike. Palais des Beaux... More
Kyriad Lille Est - Villeneuve d'Ascq welcomes travellers to comfortable accommodations set within accessible distance to different Lille attractions. In the area, holidaymakers can admire the... More