Belgium » Ijzer River, Kanaal Ieper-Ijser and Lokanal | Belgium
River Ijzer, Kanaal Ieper-Ijser and Lokanal are the favorite Belgium area for pleasure boating and a houseboat holiday.
Ijzer River, Kanaal Ieper-Ijser and Lokanal | Belgium: Characteristics & Overview
Rating of waterway
|Length of waterway:
||40.8 x 5.08
|Degree of difficulty:
For beginners (few locks)
No license asked for hired boats
|Character of waterway:
|Profile of waterway:
Used by tourists only
Waterway has access to:
Kanaal Nieuwpoort-Duinkerke / Nieuwpoort - Plassendale | Belgium
For Skippers being interested in history these small canals of western Flanders might be of relevance. The most dreadful battles of the 1st World War took place here. According to statistics of 1917, Germany lost in Flanders 219’000 men… . Just like war, the two waterways end more or less in a dead end.
This estuary in the northeast of Belgium belongs to the most popular waterways to pleasure boaters and houseboat hirers and the very charming town of Bruges is nearby