Top things to do in Veurne

Top Choice Church in Veurne


Veurne’s main church is the delicately spired St-Walburgakerk, a spacious, heavily buttressed affair containing much-revered relics. The skull of St-Walburga is contained in a reliquary facing the entrance. A wooden…
Top Choice Castle in Veurne

Kasteel Beauvoorde

Around 8km south of Veurne, the late-16th-century Kasteel Beauvoorde is an intact, picture-perfect (though tiny by castle standards), four-storey moated mansion with fully furnished interiors. It's free to wander ar…
Museum in Veurne


A classical 17th-century farmstead houses this delightful museum that comprehensively examines baking from grain production to speculaas (a type of biscuit) moulding. There’s also a chocolate statue and barns of mil…
Historic Building in Veurne

Landhuis met Belfort

The 1628 octagonal belfort (belfry), a Unesco World Heritage site, rises behind the 17th-century former courthouse building. It now houses a helpful tourist office but is otherwise not accessible to the public.
Bistro in Veurne

’t Hof van de Hemel

This quaint teahouse-cafe with wooden beams and exposed brickwork was once a tiny alleyway. Over the generations it was gradually enclosed until it was finally encased in brick and annexed by the neighbouring house.…
Church in Veurne


Behind the Grote Markt’s southeast corner, St-Niklaaskerk has a bulky 13th-century tower that you can climb for good summer views, plus a small exhibit on bell-ringing.
Historic Building in Veurne

Spaans Paviljoen

The 15th-century Spaans Paviljoen (Spanish Pavilion) was Veurne’s town hall before being commandeered as a garrison for Spanish officers during Habsburg rule.
Steak in Veurne

Grill de Vette Os

Old timbers, jugs, buckets, statues of saints and so much more are crammed into this atmospheric carnivore's lair.