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Bikingbox Cycletours - Day Tours

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Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
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About Bikingbox Cycletours - Day Tours
Choose Biking BOX Cycletours (Best Outdoor Xperience) as your new reference for cycling in Ypres and Flanders Fields. You certainly will discover all historical Great War and WW-II sites. But also other fascinating content is omni-present in this historical area. Taste the big variety of Belgian Trappists or why not go for a wine-tour! Of course the local hills or cobble stones may challenge you to approach the heroic world of Cycling Classics in Flanders and Northern France. You also can start in Bruges for a more days cycling tour including luggage & bike transfers. What we offer = a professional and experienced bike-guide (formal cycling journalist and master in communication including big luggage of history passion). You receive a tailormade program. Rental bike service including race bicycles and E-bikes available. The Great Picknick is a special formula which let you taste tbe best local products while having a superb Outdoor (cycling) "Xperience".
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

We, a small group of Norwegian beer enthusiasts, asked Kurt to guide us on bicycles for a day, teaching us about Ieper and its history, WW I history of particular relevance for Ieper and surroundings, and local beer. Kurt set up a tailor-made tour programme...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Per B
Kurti19680714, Owner at Bikingbox Cycletours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Good to hear from our Norwegian friends! Of course we will remember the four of you as well! First the 'suffering' of course (cycling and visiting the sites before finally having a café (lunch & drink) open that day. Looked like some local cafés/restaurants took...More

Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

I had an unreal experience with Kurt. Due to circumstances it ended up being a solo tour. From this point on, Kurt ensures that my tour was exactly as I wanted it to be. He worked hard to make sure I saw every site, memorial...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dylan C
Kurti19680714, Owner at Bikingbox Cycletours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Warm regards and many thanks, Dylan. It was also my pleasure to guide you on this - indeed a bit unexpected 'private' tour. But having more fun on a bit more sporting bikes, this trip satisfied both of us, I guess!

Reviewed October 2, 2018

It's just over a year since my family and I took a day trip with Kurt around Ypres. Kurt is a very knowledgeable guide and my kids (12 and 9 at the time) also enjoyed this immensely. I can only imagine it's even better with...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank David E
Kurti19680714, Owner at Bikingbox Cycletours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

How gentle David, to think back to our common tour a year later. I have been a bit too busy, apparently, just checking out now my latest reviews. It still warms my heart to read about you and I hope your family is very well...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018

I would thoroughly recommend this tour as Kurt is very knowledeable and delivers his knowledge with huge enthusiasm. So much better than wondering around on your own with a guide book. We cycled for 2 days and Kurt showed us so much - battlefied sites,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tom B
Kurti19680714, Owner at Bikingbox Cycletours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Hi there, Tom! I still want to say hello and thank you for your beautiful words after having been with me on those 2 days biking experience end last Summer. Hope you keep the best souvenirs and perhaps we might meet again some day. In...More

Reviewed July 15, 2018

The very kind staff (I imagine they were the proprietors) offered to take care of my heavy bag whlle I cycled out to place crosses on two graves. Being taken care of like that made it a a really special trip. The bicycle was easy...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Kurti19680714, Owner at Bikingbox Cycletours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Hello, I just wanted to say thank you after you showed your deepest appreciation for our services!

Reviewed July 12, 2018

I dread military commemoration ceremonies that glorify war and recruit the next generation. This tour was nothing like that a concise history of events good illustrative examples of what was there to see in the landscape and a fine overview of the strategic events. All...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Kurti19680714, Owner at Bikingbox Cycletours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

After 11 November, it's mostly time to look back when you are a cycling guide In Flanders Fields. So I want to express my deepest appreciation for the gentle words you wrote afer our common day in July. We are actually working hard to make...More

Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

We took a cycling tour around Ypres with our 3 children (aged13,11,8). It was a great way to to see the area. Kurt was a fantastic guide. His knowledge of Ypres and WW1 was immense and he told stories which captivated our children from start...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sarah S
Kurti19680714, Owner at Bikingbox Cycletours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

I still want to express my appreciation for your warm recommending words. For us, it's now end of our season and I feel most obliged to thank you again for being my guest end of beautiful May. I hope you keep the best souvenirs and...More

Reviewed May 31, 2018

Kurt put together an excellent 5 day tour for us involving a good amount of cycling with lots of stops for sightseeing. He was very knowledgeable about both WW1 and WW2. His local knowledge allowed us to cycle on quiet roads/tracks so we could chat...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Kurti19680714, Owner at Bikingbox Cycletours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2018

Thanks a lot, Paul! I also enjoyed your company! Five days together, and we got along so well that it felt a bit sad to say goodbye, remember our 'ciao' in Lille ;)) Hope to see you again (perhaps us one day in Scotland!)

Reviewed November 5, 2017

This biking tour gives you a flexible way to experience "Flanders Field" where you can fit in your own interest and preferences. The Tour guide has the communication skills to tell clients about what happened in Flanders Field not only during WW I

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Roland V
Kurti19680714, Eigenaar at Bikingbox Cycletours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Dank je wel Roland! Many thanks Roland! You were a great guy to guide on this tailormade trip. Also thanks for the mails!

Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited the Ypres area of Flanders and used it as a base to visit areas of the Western Front and areas with a historical significance for Commonwealth Countries during WW1. We hired the Bikingbox cycles from the Newsagency just a short...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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