Western Europe is rich of history!
In the Flanders region of Belgium you find a lot of this hisitory in every city.
* Ypres and "De Westhoek" has suffered a lot during World War I. You learn a lot of this in the museum in the center of Ypres (the city was totally rebuild after it was completely ruined in the war). But you can see the result of the war in the many cementeries in the area
* Bruges is called the Venice of the North with small canals and very beuatiful buildings
* Gent, a university city, works very hard to tight up its historical center. Discover the rich history of this harbour city since ages.