On a sunny day the ideal excursion is a visit to the Belgian coast. All along the sandy beaches a boardwalk is alive with outdoor cafes, shops, bikers, rollerbladers and strange vehicles known as cuistax (ask the locals what it means!).
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Stroll on the new promenade, sunbathe on the broad sandy beach, wander through the exclusive shopping boulevards, discover the polders along peaceful cycle tracks and pedestrian paths, enjoy a gastronomic treat overlooking the sea, be surprised by an unusual exhibition, allow yourself to be swept along by the stimulating atmosphere. You will see, Knokke-Heist has everything you want!
A real city by the sea, once the famous summer resort of the King.
On the sea front,hotels and cafés give tourists their warmest welcome.
Zeebrugge is the most important Belgian fishing port.The Zeebrugge wholesale fish market, installed in a modern complex in the inner port,is one of the largest and most sophisticated of its kind in Europe. Zeebrugge also has an attractive marina which can accommodate some 100 vessels.
Zeebrugge also enjoys a very convenient geographical location,just a few miles away from beautiful Bruges,the fashionable sea resort of Knokke,and the picturesque village of Lissewege.
Blankenberge isn't only sea, beach and seafront. There is also the 'ancient town centre' with its small streets and numerous shops that remembers the historical past. Explore and discover the ancient and recent Blankenberge: buildings in the ancient fishermen's village, the ancient town hall, bel-etage residences with charming tile scenes, the casino, the windbreak (paravang), the harbour, ...
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