Coastal Towns

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Coastal Towns

Blankenbrege

Arrive at Zeebrugge ferry port and travel south for 6 km into Blankenbrege, a Belgium coastal town and seaside resort with a sandy beach and unique pier. Explore the town area with various shops, eateries, hotels within the Flemish styled buildings.

Blankenberge

Blankenberge

Blankenberge

Blankenberge

Blankenberge

Blankenberge

De Haan

Continue journey for 10 km south, a coastal seaside village with a long sandy beach and magnificent promenade having beautiful Belle Époque buildings with many more in the village. View the splendour of the seafront shops and fine hotels, the Belle Vue being a fine example set in a low skyline. Also in this area a Centre Parc renamed Sunparks a self contained holiday spot.

De Haan

De Haan

De Haan

De Haan

De Haan

De Haan

Ostend

Continue journey for 13km south to the largest city on the coast with a sandy beach and pier with the seafront surrounded by high skyscraper type buildings and hotels. The harbour area contains many sailing boats and old ships and the famous Mercator ship well worth a visit.

Other points of interest are the Saint Peters Church known as Sint Petrus, 1885 Mu Zee museum of fine arts and the Fort Napoleon with the 186 vintage guns in the armoured turrets.

Ostend

Ostend

Ostend

Ostend

Ostend

Ostend

Middlekerke

Continue journey 8 km south onto another seaside town, transferred into a tourist area in 1876. Then travel south to Nieupoort, a seaside resort on the coast with a beach and pier plus a fishing port. The old town is situated inland main point of interest the Belfry and City Hall.

Middelkerke

Middelkerke

Middelkerke

Middelkerke

Nieuwpoort

Nieuwpoort

De Panne

Continue south 13 km into a small seaside resort and town on the Belgium coast near the boarders of France. The beach being lined with high rise apartment buildings. View the statue of Leupold I, King of Belgium. Stroll around the town centre with various shops and eateries and view the Belfry and City Hall. Find a hotel and stay the night.

De Panne

De Panne

De Panne

De Panne

De Panne

De Panne