Belgium Coast

sunsetbelgiumVisitors to the coast also have ample opportunity to participate in the many sports that are available with horse riding, windsurfing, fishing, sand yachting, cycling and walking.

There are approximately 600 km of coastal cycling paths for you to explore,at you own pace and take in the nature and resorts at your leisure.

A coastal tram travels the length of the Flemish coast if you prefer a more relaxing ride,it also gives you the freedom to hop on and off as and when you like.It is a public transport service that connects with all towns and cities around the entire Belgium coastline, from the Flanders coast,between De Panne near the French border and Knokke-Heist near the Dutch border. It is the longest tram line in the world, and one of the few remaining in operation.

Other attractions and Places to see

If the sun is shining relax an the numerous beach promenades,and watch the world go by.

If you enjoy a spot of gambling there are casinos to suit all ages.

The beaches of Oostduinkerke still have the century old tradition of horseback shrimping if you are able to get there early enough.


Osstende an old city with marinas,fishing port,casinos and good ferry connection with England.There is also a lively town to stroll around and take in the shops and cafes and sbistros after a day of sight seeing.

Knokke is the place to be,rub shoulders with the rich,an elegant resort of the Flemish coastline with  relaxing sandy beaches, a family resort with plenty of chic shops,cultural sights and  fun to be had.

De Hanne  a 19th century town with forest bordering the town and suitable paths for bikers,walkers and horseriding.Plus open air concerts performed by rock,pop and jazz bands, a busy resort with everything close by,and suitable for families. There are shops,culture,sports, beach and beautiful architecture.

Lankenberge A typical coastal resort that attracts visitors to its 1933 pier with all it amenities and offers fun for all ages, and sea life center.

De Panne is well-known for its four nature reserves,sand dunes and the widest beach of the Flemish Coast.Offering relaxation and sport for all ages.There is also a theme park called Plopsaland for families to enjoy.

Flanders has an abundance of accommodation to suit all holiday makers with hotels,villas,vacation houses,cottages and apartments to rent and camp sites. For more information and places to stay check out the tourist office.It is worth checking the Real estate agencies they can help with coastal rental accommodation if staying a week or longer.