There’s no doubt about it: the seaside is the perfect place to go on a cycle ride, because even just a short one along the seafront will send your spirits soaring! And with sand and sea invariably close by and so many great spots to stop off, the Coast is always wonderful for a short break.

Whether you choose a route that’s part of the new Cycling Network at the Belgian Coast or opt for one of the cycling loops, the possibilities are literally endless.

The most picturesque cycling routes at the Belgian Coast

If you’d like to explore the Belgian seaside on your bike, then definitely check out the new cycling network on these pages. Go on one of the loops or make up your own route for the day with one of the new maps.

Cycling loops

These routes with start and finish in the same place are a wonderful opportunity to explore the Coast and hinterland. Check out the 10 loops!

* not part of the cycling network

Plan your own

Check out the West-Vlinderen website (in Dutch) and our suggestions for cycle rides on the network or plan your own lovely route with our route planner.

Order maps online

Don’t forget your map if you’d like to go and discover the new cycling network. Each one only costs € 8 and includes all crossings in that region of West Flanders. Or why not just buy all 4 maps in one handy network box for € 25, including a free booklet with suggestions for your inspiration ...

Take a peak in the webshop.

Bike rental

Don’t feel like lugging your bike all the way to the Belgian seaside? Don’t worry, because lots of places at the Belgian Coast rent out sturdy and comfortable bikes with something for everyone: from children’s bicycles to electric ones.

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