Deinze is a town in East Flanders, Belgium. A small-sized town by Belgian standards, with a population of around 30,000 people. Deinze is located between the larger cities of Ghent (Gent) and Kortrijk. The town has a rich cultural and industrial history though not much of the industrial heritage has been kept. Nevertheless, thanks to its beautiful surroundings and cultural sights it makes an interesting visit. Besides the town proper the commune also includes the villages of Astene, Bachte-Maria-Leerne, Gottem, Grammene, Meigem, Petegem-aan-de-Leie, Sint-Martens-Leerne, Vinkt, Wontergem and Zeveren.


Get in

By train

Travel by train from Ghent, it takes about 13 minutes. In the other direction it is only 20 minutes away from Kortrijk.

By car

Deinze is located right next to the E17 highway between Ghent and Kortrijk. It has its own exit.

Get around

On foot

If you would like to stay in the town the best option is to go on foot. The town is not very big so distances are quite short.

By bicycle

A bicycle is recommended for seeing the countryside and cultural sights located outside of the town. It is possible to rent a bike for free for the first 24 hours with the Blue Bike service. This service point is located right next to the train station.








Many bars have free WiFi and are likely to give the password when you buy something. The public library (Gentpoorstraat 1) also offers free WiFi.

Go next

By bicycle

By train

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