In summer, Blankenberge is a city that never sleeps, a piece of a Spanish 'Costa' in Belgium.
- Luckily this effervescent place also has ample possibilities for those who want peace and quiet.
- Our favourite spot is certainly the harbour, where fishing boats and yachts come and go and where the shrimp catches are brought ashore. Sitting on the benches beside the water you will never tire of looking at the vast water basin.
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SEA LIFE Blankenberge
Receive your logbook and goggles for your thrilling journey of discovery at Sea Life Blankenberge, from the Amazon River to the North Sea and many more rivers, seas and oceans. More than 50 aquariums reveal the amazing underwater life: from spectacular sharks in the shark tunnel, notorious piranhas, the national breeding programme for seahorses to a beautiful disabled sea turtle.
The pier is a unique construction consisting of a 350-metre-long pedestrian bridge leading to the well-known circular building where you can have a drink in the coffee house or visit the exhibition centre.
The Wester- en Oosterstaketsel (palisades) are excellent spots to enjoy a soothing sea breeze and a magnificent view.
If you are looking for surprising fauna and flora, you've come to the right place in De Fonteintjes (The Fountains). This unique nature and walking area stretches from Blankenberge to Zeebrugge.
The 'Paravang'is a windshield dating from the Belle Epoque period, with an eastern touch. This is a very pleasant spot to catch the sun, out of the wind, while reading a book or watching the world go by.
Belle Epoque Centre
The Belle Époque Centre offers you a glimpse of the glory of the Belle Époque era from around 1870 to 1914, when Europe's middle class prospered, tourism increasingly gained more importance and Blankenberge was on its way to become a major seaside resort with grand construction projects.
E40 (direction Oostende) – exit 8 (Brugge/Zeebrugge) – N31 (direction Blankenberge) – N371
Tramstop ‘Station’ – every 20 min. (in the summer every 10 min.) direction Knokke or Oostende/De Panne.