• This is one of the most extensive marsh areas along the Scheldt River. It is characterised by open grassy plains, ditches and trenches.Kalkense meersen
    • A marsh is a wetland or low-lying grassland.
    • The symbol of this nature reserve is the black-tailed godwit, an elegant wader that appears in mid-March to brood.
    • The 800-hectare area includes various paved and unpaved roads that you can walk on.
    • To discover the loveliest corners, three walking loops were mapped out in the Kalkense Meersen Route (6, 8 or 9 km, starts at Schellebelle ferry).
    • It is possible that routes are temporarily inaccessible or difficult to navigate due to the Sigma Plan.
  • Go boating on the touristic Leie river with your friends, colleagues or relatives for just a couple of hours or even a Minerva Boat Company
    whole day.

    You’ll peacefully pass beautiful gardens as well as the painter’s villages St.-Martens-Latem and Deurle. Every day a few cabrio boats, family boats and luxury sloops can explore the historic center of Ghent. Due to heavy boat traffic in the centre of Ghent experience is recommended.