Child-friendly cycle trip around Blankenberge
Blankenberge is a family-friendly coastal town with a fascinating past. Something for everyone you could say! Do hop off your metal horse every now and again because Blankenberge Pier and the palisades are really worth a visit. Or you could take a walk through the Uitkerkse Polder and learn everything there is to know about meadow birds. Alternatively, take in the sights of this bustling seaside resort from your bike and relive the belle époque era…
Choosing your own route at the various nodes? Use our Cycle Route Planner.
Old butter churns, milk bottles, cheese presses, not to mention high-tech laboratory equipment, 5 centuries of dairy history under one roof! From cow to butter and cheese to museum! A celebration of the best from the polders pasturelands!
Visitor centre Uitkerkse Polder
Discover the story of the Uitkerkse Polder via an interactive exhibition. The viewing huts will give you a prime view of the resting place of migratory birds and the nesting sites of the meadow birds.
De Haan dune forests
Did you know that Wenduine and De Haan are linked via 5 km of natural dune forests? The dune forests hiking trail takes you through this exceptional area and treats you to an unforgettable vista, high and dry from the Wenduine Spioenkop Dune!
Hubert Mill dates from 1880 and was built by miller Jan Hubert. It has a weather vane in the shape of a mermaid. For the little ones there is a small zoo close to the mill.
Blankenberge rightfully prides itself on its modern marina, uniquely located near the city centre.
Breathe in the salty sea air. Have a chat with one of the anglers, walk to the very end and listen to the song of the sea…
Blankenberge is synonymous with the Lustige Velodroom. This wooden velodrome near the Pier has been a source of mirth for young and old since 1933. The funny bikes are sure to put your cycling skills to the test!
If you are an animal lover who can’t pass up an opportunity to admire some of the more unusual animal species, the Serpentarium is the place for you! A unique reptile zoo where scorpions, pythons, boas, rattle snakes and many other animal species feel completely at home.
Belgium Pier is a 350-metre long footbridge that takes you to a monumental round building housing a cosy tavern and an exhibition space. An auditorium/cinema, 4 metres below sea level, makes Belgium Pier unique in Belgium!
Three magnificent homes that will transport you back to the rise of the bourgeoisie at the Belgian Coast. The carefree and festive atmosphere that prevails here is nothing short of infectious.