Kortrijk is the capital of Leie region. It lies next to Leie River and a municipality located in the Flemish province of West Flanders, in the country of Belgium. The city takes you through a journey in the middle ages with its world heritage sights, renowned theatre monuments and facades. Kortrijk has an exceptionally beautiful landscape, and in recent years this city has acquired a modern look with several contemporary stylized buildings coming up rapidly. The city has also grown into the most sought after destinations for shopping for tourists.
The town is multidimensional in personality with its grand old buildings and monuments on one side and parks and state-of-the-art modern shopping complexes on the other side. You should not miss the impressive town squares and the many other features of Kortrijk, such as its cuisine, its famous Belgium chocolate, and Kortrijk’s renowned linen and satin. So, be in touch with the full flavour of the city and book a car rental in Kortrijk. This is an essential part of your enjoyable stay in the city.
Broel Towers are the last remnants of forts in the city lying on the Bridge across Leie River. Another comparably impressive tower is the belfry of St Martin’s church which has a 49-bell carillon. There is a town hall which seems as if it is like a late Gothic masterpiece, and is adorned with narrow spires. A monument statue “Groeninge” seems lively and sparkles as a molten gold. Kortrijk was the very first city in Belgium which created a fully pedestrian shopping street and thus is nowadays one the biggest car-free areas in Belgium. There are also quite a number of indoor shopping complexes, including the recent attraction shopping centre “K in Kortrijk”.
Stadsgroen Venning with a butterfly garden is a beautiful park. Groeninge Park is the historical site of the Groeninge kouter where the very famous Battle of Courtrai or the Battle of the Golden Spurs took place. Here the Groeninge gate and the Groeninge Monument you should make sure not to leave out. You must visit the adjoining villages of Aalbeke, Bellegem, Bissegem, Heule, and Kooigem, for each of them has a distinctive charm of its own. Driving a car for hire in Kortrijk would be the best way to go to these places.
Enjoy your trip in the beautiful and mesmerizing setting of Kortrijk. It will never cease to provide you with excitement and sights to die for during your stay in the city. Go rent a car in Kortrijk to make your holiday in Belgium a wonderful experience in your lifetime.
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