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Just south of Leuven, the Meerdaalwoud along with the adjacent Heverleebos makes up the largest woodland of Flemish Belgium. The area is more varied than the Sonian Forest, with not just beech but fir and oak.

The two forests are said to have once been part of one continuous woodland, and interestingly the Flemish forestry department dreams of connecting them in a national park.


sonian forest

The Sonian Forest (Zoniënwoud, Forêt de Soignes) stretches south of Brussels in vast tracts of cathedral-like beechwood, not unlike the Klever Reichswald , except the city's proximity is f… Read the full post »

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