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Due to it's rich history and many things worth seeing, Damme is nowadays a popular touristic center. Popular, but fortunately not too crowdy. Till far over our borders, Damme is renowned for it's cuisine and since a few years it is also known as a place where you can buy lots of old (and new) books.
Charles De Coster - born in Munich in 1827, was a pioneer in the french/belgian literature by the Legend of Tyl Uylenspieghel and his friend "Lamme Goedzak" written in
1868 and translated in many countries ! He died in Brussels in 1879 as a rather unknown "ecrivain"
Damme itself is a nice small town near Brugge in the West Flanders fields - Perfect for relaxing - walking or biking tours you can rent localy !
The most famous view on Damme !
Just look for this place near Brugge -rent a bike and go for "Flanders Fields" ! It is most relaxing and the landscape is super !
A statue of the artist Charles Delporte - located at the
"Onze Lieve Vrouwe Church ! "Delporte himself has already a museum in Damme.
- Pros:Small town - but a must once you are near Brugge
- In a nutshell:Inspiring village for lovers of poetry
Not a danger, but a warning for skaters. Police is controlling skaters on the canal of Damme. never tell me again that... more travel advice
This daytrip reminded me at a picture of Piet Breughel sr (Belgian painter- 16th century) It was january the 9th-2009 -... more travel advice
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