Soak up the art and culture in Nieuwpoort
During your holiday, a portion of culture may not be missing, right? Fortunately, our coast has more than enough to offer for all art and culture lovers. Pay a visit to the many (art) museums or admire some of the historical monuments during your stay in Nieuwpoort.
Visit the equestrian statue of Albert I and discover the story of the flooding of the polder plain during World War I.
Whether you’re crazy about architecture or not, you cannot leave Westende without visiting the Grand Hôtel Belle Vue, AKA The Rotunda; thé city’s icon!
Take in some culture and architecture while you inhale a sea breeze and carefully work on your condition… That’s possible in Westende!
Belgian Coast Greeters
Would you like to discover the hidden pearls and nice addresses of the Belgian coast? Then you should definitely book a guided tour with the Belgian Coast Greeters!
Villa Les Zéphyrs
Journey back to the 1930s, the period between the two world wars. The villa was used as the holiday home of a family of doctors.
Japan has never been this close! You don't have to fly for hours to get there. In Ostend is the Japanese Garden Shin Kai Tei.
Brewery Jus de Mer
Taste the local beer Jus de Mer and discover how the brewing process works during a guided tour of the brewery. A tour takes about one hour!
Shrimp angler on horseback
Catching shrimp on horseback, that can't be anything but a special sight. In Oostduinkerke you can be there and experience this spectacle!
Searching for Utopia
With this work of art, the artist Jan Fabre emphasised that human beings continue to search for Utopia throughout their lives.
Exactly 110 years after Adrien de Gerlache's legendary Antarctic expedition, Nieuwpoort-born polar explorer Dirk 'Dixie' Dansercoer repeated this journey in 2007.
Nieuwpoort, 17th century. Jeanne Panne, a working-class woman living and working in the city, is wrongly accused of witchcraft and sentenced to burn at the stake.
On 8 October 2014, on the occasion of the commemoration of 100 years of the Great War, two sculptures were unveiled. The work of art Reconciliation was created by Willem Vermandere.