Endless beaches, the North Sea, beach promenades and a coastal tram which travels to all resorts between De Panne and Knokke.
Shopping, sports and a variety of bars and restaurants- This is the Belgian coast!
The Belgian coast consists of long coastlines with a total of 7 fantastic resorts. They are all connected by beautiful beaches and dune areas. Enjoy a stroll along the beach promenade whilst enjoyoing a delicious ice cream. Browse the shops in search of a souvenir or bargain.
In the summer months there is always plenty to do on the Belgian coast. But thanks to the regularly scheduled coastal tram, transport between the many resorts and beaches is no problem at all and is hassle free.
The Belgian coast is ideal for family holidays. Children will enjoy a day at the theme/ amusement park Plopsaland in De Panne.
The city of Oostende has several museums, a beautiful old city centre and a vibrant harbour.
Middelkerke is tranquil and ideal for hiking or cycling.
Tip: Walk the seawall where you can admire the bronze statues of various cartoon characters. Including: Lucky Luke, the Marsupilami and the Smurfs.
The port city of Nieuwpoort is known for its large fishing port and a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Average temperature: 21˚C
Mu.Zee in Oostende: Belgian art from 1830 to now
The Flanders Fields Nature Reserve Panne: forest dunes and a beautiful beach
At the fishmonger or in a restaurant: sample the tasty "Ostendaise" oysters
Picture frames, boxes or shells.
The Belgian coast is a paradise for beach lovers, sailors and sun lovers. Not to forget the cyclists who are found here on a holiday because of the vast variety of cycling routes available.
On the coast you will find, of course, lots of fresh fish. Try the Flemish shrimp. They are fresh and of good quality. Another must try is the Belgian mussels.
Looking for shopping? Oostende an obvious choice.
The high streets are car-free and you will find many great designer shops.
In early August the buzzing city of Ostend has 10 days of TAZ (Theatre by the Sea). Both young and old take part and there are theatres, music, film, art and literature. There are also special activities for the children. In total there are more than 465 performances!