Sights

Three-master Mercator

Climb aboard the mighty Mercator and explore a training ship that sailed the globe in 41 voyages, covering almost every ocean on earth! Learn about her scientific missions and see how this beautiful vessel became a salty symbol of Belgium. If this ship could talk she would speak of every ocean in the world, and the many ports she called at before WWII. Designed by Arctic explorer Adrien de ...

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Japanese Garden Shin Kai Tei

The name Shin Kai Tei refers to a piece of Japan in Ostend. Prince Philip opened the Japanese garden in 2001. King's Park, which is not far from the royal villa, was chosen as the best place for the development of the more than 2,500 square meters of garden. Japanese architect Takashi Sawano has tried to design the garden in such a way that makes you really feel like you're in Japan. The ...

Koningin Astridlaan, Oostende
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Scenic Park Raversyde

A diverse landscape of water, reed land, pastures, meadows, plantings and woodland, invites visitors to an exploratory walk. each season brings something new to discover: spring flowers, summery meadows, migratory birds in autumn and winter, visitors fill up the annual calendar. Raversyde is also home to a rescue centre for birds and wild animals (VOC ...

Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 642, Oostende
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X-Treme Bowling

De combinatie van lekker eten en gezellig tafelen, en de sportieve actie en plezier tijdens het bowlen zijn al jaren een succesformule. De formules op maat staan garant voor een ontspannen en aangenaam vertoeven in één van de bowlings.

Westendelaan 98, Middelkerke
tel. 059 447 981
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Kursaal Oostende

The fourth Kursaal (Casino) of Oostende is a highlight in the architecture of the 1950s. It is characterised by a modernistic design combined with neoclassical elements on the front façade. The architect Stijnen created an avant-garde building that was aimed at transparency and simplicity. Many changes were made to the original design. Fifty years ...

Oosthelling 12, Oostende
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Museum Ship Amandine

The Amandine 0.129 was the last IJslandvaarder and reminds the most infamous period in the Flemish fishing history when the fishermen went after the finest and tastiest fish in the icy waters around Iceland. Many coastal residents gave their lives. The IJslandvaarder was purchased by the city of Ostend and is now completely renovated. The most modern audio-visual techniques are implemented to ...

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Fort Napoleon

At the end of the 18th century France annexed Belgium. Napoleon feared an attack from England at the port of Ostend and therefore built an impressive fort in the dunes in 1811. A British attack never happened. After that, the fort mainly functioned as an armory and a location for the French army. And after the fall of Napoleon in 1814, it fell prey to theft and vandalism. In both world wars ...

Vuurtorenweg, Oostende
tel. 059 320 048
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Kinderboerderij De Lenspolder

De kinderboerderij heeft tot doel de kinderen de kans te geven om kennis te maken met het boeiende dierenleven op de kinderboerderij. Dit in een gezellig natuurlijke omgeving en onder deskundige begeleiding. ”Leuk en leerrijk” zijn onze leuze. Dieren op de boerderij: Varkens, melkgeiten, dwerggeiten, schapen, konijntjes en cavia’s, kippen, duiven, kalkoen, parelhoen, fazant, ganzen, ...

Elf Juliwijk 6A, Nieuwpoort
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Nationaal Visserijmuseum

In the National Fisheries Museum you stroll through the history of the Flemish sea and coastal fishing industry. Shore-based fishing and the story of horseback shrimp fishermen, a unique living tradition in Oostduinkerke, have their place here in the rich museum collection. Did you know that you can send a Morse code message in the museum ...

Pastoor Schmitzstraat 5, Oostduinkerke
tel. +32 585 124 68
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Adventure Park

Hoog boven de grond van boom tot boom met tokkelbanen, touwladders, wiebelbruggen en vele andere klimonderdelen. Het is een leuke actieve beleving van de natuur voor gezinnen, scholen en bedrijven. Voor zowel jong en oud, als voor beginnende en gevorderde klimmers is het een gezellig, avontuurlijk en spannend dagje uit!

Westendelaan 98, Middelkerke
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Bellewaerde

Looking for a fun and entertaining trip for the whole family? Visit Bellewaerde and enjoy the perfect balance between adventure, thrills and discovery. Squealing with fun in the nicest attractions, admiring exotic animals and unwinding in beautiful nature? In Bellewaerde you can do it all, in 1 singe day! Small or a little less small? Bellewaerde has attractions for ...

Anita

Zeedijk 366, Westende
tel. +32 475 361 854

C-bikes

Koning Ridderdijk 21, Westende
tel. +32 475 533 908

Westbikes - Eddy

Koning Ridderdijk 6, Westende
tel. +32 479 899 921

Babelou Fietsverhuurder

Koning Ridderdijk 44, Westende
tel. +32 479 200 688
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