Discover Herne and find the 4 Landscape Cubes

Discover Herne and find the 4 Landscape Cubes

In Herne, you can find 4 beautiful landscape cubes. The cubes symbolize the solidarity between the 4 communes of the Green Quadrant; Herne, Herfelingen, Kokejane, and Sint-Pieters-Kapelle. Each cube has its specific design and is harmoniously connected with the environment. All of them are worth visiting! 

In this post, you will find everything you need to know about the Landscape Cubes in Herne. 

How to get there

The Landscape Cubes are located in and around Herne, about 35 kilometers from the center of Brussels. The easiest way to get there is by car or train. Wet got there by train, there is a direct train connection from Brussels to Herne, and it’s only a 30-minute train ride. 

We found the 4 Landscape Cubes by walking. It took us 6 hours. If you don’t feel like walking you can also ride the bike or get to the cubes by car. 

Dulle Griet

The first cube we found was Dulle Griet in Sint-Pieters-Kapelle. The cube is named after a painting by Pieter Bruegel. The artwork is pierced diagonally, creating a heart-shaped window. 
 
You can find Dulle Griet on the field road Steyvekaitse between hiking nodes 413 and 42.

Pieter

This cube is named after Pieter Bruegel the Elder and offers its visitors a beautiful view over Herne’s city center. 
 
 You can find Pieter on a field road between the Processiestraat and the Old Carthusian Monastery, between hiking nodes 404 and 405.

Icarus

Cube Icarus is hidden in the Aerebeek valley in Kokejane. The name of the cube refers to the painting The Fall of Icarus by Pieter Bruegel. 

You can find Icarus on the field road Koecache between hiking nodes 424 and 429. 

Mayken

The name Mayken refers to Pieter Bruegel’s wife. From here you have beautiful views over the surrounding villages and on a clear day, you can also see the skyline of Brussels.  
 
 You can find Mayken on the Mollestraat in Herfelingen. 
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