High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands


High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands


Tour of Flanders

You may know the beautiful art cities Bruges, Antwerp, Ghent and Brussels. But Flanders also has many other places that are well worth a visit. In this series, British journalist Derek Blyth crosses through the provinces and discovers the communities, traditions and sights of smaller towns. Curious about what these places have to offer? Join Derek on his ‘Tour of Flanders’.
With the support of the Flemish Government

Zimmertoren Jubelklok c Visit Lier min
14 min reading time

The Sweet Pleasures of Lier

On a visit to the Flemish town of Lier, British journalist Derek Blyth discovers a wedding that changed history, the world’s most complex clock and some of life’s sweet pleasures.

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