Be surprised by the bustling coastal town of Blankenberge and its surroundings

Discover the lively coastal town of Blankenberge and its surroundings

There is plenty to do during your stay in Blankenberge. Discover the lively coastal town, enjoy the promenade with its many restaurants, have fun on the beach or take a dip in the North Sea.
Moreover, you can reach Bruges, Knokke, De Haan or Ostend, amongst others, in no time by car or public transport.

Sea, beach and nature

Whoever says Blankenberge, immediately thinks of the sea, the beach and the seafront. That’s holidays! Enjoying the sun and the beach bars. Plenty of activities for all ages: sunbathing, bobbing in the sea, the Lustige Velodroom, black light minigolf and of course the famous Belgian pier…. During low season you can also find peace and quiet by the sea or even in the various nature reserves like Uitkerkse Polders nature reserve, De Fonteintjes or Het Zeebos. So choose your moments for an active or lazy beach holiday.


Blankenberge offers all kinds of sports. You can take it easy while playing bowling, blacklight minigolf, swimming in the new North Sea swimming pool or choose one of the many various cycling and walking routes. Prefer something more extreme? Go sailing, sea fishing, discover Wavefun or visit the Beachclub for all kinds of watersports.


Blankenberge and its surroundings have a lot of culinary gems. Enjoy delicious shrimp croquettes, sea food or an excellent fish soup.

vakantiewoning Sint-Andries Brugge
vakantiewoning Sint-Andries Brugge

Museums and culture

In Blankenberge, you can experience culture. This city is associated with the Belle Epoque period. The Belle Epoque Centre presents life in Blankenberge anno 1900. A beautiful Art Nouveau walk takes you through Blankenberge’s past. Blankenberge has a rich fisherman’s history, visit the Majutte House. Take a look at the calendar of Het Witte Paard, where you can enjoy an evening full of live entertainment.


If you love shopping, a coastal city like Blankenberge is the place to be. In the city centre, mainly Kerkstraat, shops are open on Sundays, and there are plenty of markets or flea markets during high season in Blankenberge and surrounding cities. Moreover, you can enjoy window shopping in a car-free centre.

In the area

Bruges, Knokke, De Haan, Ostend … Blankenberge offers you an ideal base in order to explore the region. Bruges, as Unesco World Heritage city, Trammelant in De Haan, Lissewege – the white village – and Ostend, city of Ensor and Arno.

Discover all West Flanders’ assets nearby.