©

Izegem trip planner

Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free

Build your own package

+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner Europe  /  Belgium  /  Flanders  /  West Flanders Province  /  Izegem

Izegem

4.7
History Museums
Izegem is a municipality located in the Belgian province of West Flanders. The municipality comprises the city of Izegem proper and the towns of Emelgem and Kachtem. Emelgem was added to Izegem in 1965, Kachtem in 1977. Izegem itself lies on the southern banks of the Mandel, Emelgem and Kachtem on the north. Along the shores of the canal a large industrial zone has developed, which made the three municipalities one urban area. On January 1, 2006, Izegem had a total population of 26,544. The total area is 25.48km² which gives a population density of 1,042 inhabitants per km².Izegem is also known as the pekkerstad, borstelstad or schoenenstad. The river Mandel and the canal Roeselare–Leie run throughout the city. Izegem used to be famous for its shoe- and brush-making. Today there are only a few factories left, but the city houses a shoe- and brush museum. Until the 1920s, Izagem was often spelled Iseghem, which can be found on old passport applications, birth records, and gazetteers. The Van Iseghem surname originally referred to this city.Izegem shares borders with the following villages and towns: a. Ingelmunster (town Ingelmunster)b. Lendelede (town Lendelede)c. Sint-Eloois-Winkel (town Ledegem)d. Rumbeke (city Roeselare)e. Roeselare (city Roeselare)f. Ardooie (town Ardooie)g. Meulebeke (town Meulebeke)
Discover how to plan a Belgium trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!
  • Build a trip
    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it
    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package
    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!
    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance

Places to visit with Izegem

BrugesTrip planner BEST FOR: Historic Site, Specialty Museum, Landmark GhentTrip planner BEST FOR: Historic Walking Area, Castle, Religious Site AntwerpTrip planner BEST FOR: Specialty Museum, Architectural Building, Church Ieper (Ypres)Trip planner BEST FOR: Monument, Military Museum, Cemetery LeuvenTrip planner BEST FOR: Architectural Building, Landmark, Garden