West-Flanders - Heuvelland

Bayernwald Route (43,5 km)


This unique German site is located between the villages of Wijtschate and Voormezele near Ypres. Bayernwald is the German response to alleged nearby tunnelling efforts by the British. Bayernwald is a true-to-life reconstruction involving 300 meters of trenches. four bunkers and two mine shafts (40 meters in depth and close to 300 meters in length each). It is accessed via a footpath which passes through the restored network of trenches.