About the Lys Valley

Patios on the waterfront, lively towns and kilometres of car-free towpaths and old railway bedding: the Lys Valley guarantees a fun day out or weekend away!
From the source in northern France to its confluence with the Scheldt River in the centre of Ghent, the Lys River works its way through a varied landscape over about 200 kilometres.
The Lys Valley has lots of large approach roads and is easy to reach by car. You can reach the region from different provinces and from abroad via motorways like the E17, E403, A19 and E40.

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The Lys Valley has 27 municipalities that will happily welcome you!

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