A place in Belgium, Ypres is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. A gripping city on its own right, Antwerp also deserves a visit. Attractions in Antwerp include Antwerp Central Station, Mas - Museum Aan De Stroom, Cathedral Of Our Lady. Also, to reach Ypres, you'll have to take a flight to Antwerp; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Ypres can generally be of 1-2 days.
Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Ypres.