The proud townsfolk of Zeebrugge often call their town 'the fish capital'.
- They are entitled to do so because the fish market of Zeebrugge and its surrounding fishmongers have been an attraction for many years for visitors from all over the country.
- Zeebrugge is most famous for its busy sea harbour but the fishmongers stayed where they were, which ensures that the previous pleasantly busy atmosphere is preserved.
If you are both a landlubber and a water rat and want to know everything about the port of Zeebrugge, then the visit by bus and boat is just the thing for you! A guide fills you in on every little detail and tells you about the day-to-day functioning of the harbour.
The oldest pub near the harbour, ‘t Werftje, is worth visiting for the décor alone. The wonderful slogans from long ago you can find there give the place a unique and cosy atmosphere.
In this maritime theme park in the old fish auction house, you can discover the tough life of fishermen, the history of the port of Zeebrugge and life below the sea’s surface. Children can ramble to their heart’s content in Foxtrot, the Russian submarine, in the light ship West-Hinder, and the new pirate paradise.
Zeebrugge is called 'the fish capital', so don't forget to taste the treasures of the sea.
The beach of Zeebrugge is wide, long and calm. So you can certainly go out and relax on the beach or in the dunes.