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Flat in BLANKENBERGE at the NORTH SEA and 10 Km from BRUGES, Belgium
BLANKENBERGE at the North Sea Coast, Belgium
Blankenberge is a town in the province of West Flanders.
Specially in this year all the world will remember the beginning of the First World War 1914-1918.
From Blankenberge it is possible to visit Flanders Fields in Ypres, War Cemetries, Battlefields, Museums, ... about 1 hour by car.
Our apartment is 2 minutes from the train , tram and bus station: by train >>10 minutes to Bruges, 50 minutes to Ghent, 1 hour to Brussels,...
On 1 January 2010 Blankenberge had a total population of 18,907. The total area of the municipality is 17.41 km², giving a population density of 1,086 inhabitants per km².
Like most other Belgian coastal towns, a main characteristic of this one is that of a national and to a certain extent international seaside resort.
Apart from the sandy beach, there's a structure unique along the Belgian coast: a 350-m long pier, constructed in 1933.
The apartment has a rather spacious living, a kitchen,1 bedroom, a bathroom with shower, and a small balcony.
It is on the 3rd floor and there is (sorry!) no elevator.
In 3 minutes you are at the sandy beach with a beautiful promenade, and lots of restaurants, shops, bars, and even a casino.
In all seasons there are many things to do : walking in the Polders, cycling
to Bruges and Damme (medieval towns), shopping, museums, ...
The Koningin Fabiola Hospital is about 1 km from the apartment.
The shopping street is 1 minute from our place, where you can find all you need: medical doctors, dentist, pharmacy, optician, bakery, butcher,...
At the Parking next to the train station, you can leave your car for 6 or 8 euro / 24 hours.
Carnival Parade in February / March Two Day Marching event, every first weekend of May Klankenberge in July / August Flower Parade, every last Sunday of August
TRAMWAY FROM DE PANNE TO KNOKKE: the COASTLINE (65 km )
ART & CULTURE: Belle Epoque Museum
Living Stone Museum
Milk and Cheese Museum
SHOPPING: in Blankenberge
GASTRONOMY : 80 restaurants at all price categories
WALKING TOURS: along the coastline to Zeebrugge (1 hour)
to Wenduine (1 hour)
CYCLING TOURS to medievalDamme (50 km)
Bruges (30 km)
Genteleroute in the Polders (35 km)
NIGHTLIFE : many cafés, bars, dancing, casino
DESTINATIONS out of Blankenberge
Journey to the Center of the Sea,SEAFRONT, Zeebrugge (4 km) : In a striking complex Seafront Maritime Park you will discover all the mysteries of the sea The fishing port of Zeebrugge is the first port of Belgium forfishmonger and shrimp. Forward adventure, bike front : Following the itinerary Maerlant, explore the charming scenery. Casinos at Blankenberge and Knokke : Enter the world of elegance and excitement at the casinos of Blankenberge and Knokke: American roulette, blackjack, slot machines ...
Destinations in Belgium
· Antwerp : 90 km by train
· Brussels 100 km by train
· Bruges 10 km by bus
· Ghent 60 km by train
· Louvain 120 km by train
· Mechelen 100 km by train
· Oostend 20 km by tramway
Ypres: Flanders' Fields 60 km by car
· Great Britain via Calais, France
· Sluis and Prov. Zeeland (The Netherlands) 15 km by tram / bus
· French Flanders (France) 60 km by car
www.blankenberge.be www.brugge.be www.westtoer.be (bike tours) www.virtualbruges.be www.gent.be www.antwerpen.be www.brussel.be www.visitflanders.com
- 2 Adults
- 0 Children
- 20 Exchanges made
- retired teacher
- retired nurse
- House Type: Flat
- Floor: 3
- Environment: By the sea
- Bedrooms: 1
- Bathrooms: 1
- Sleeping Capacity: 4
In my house
- Pets - Not allowed
- Small children - Not allowed
- Home exchange
- Computer available
- Central heating
- No smoking
Our Destination Wish List
- Open for all offers
- retired teacher
- retired nurse
- No children will be traveling with us.
- We do not have pets.
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