Things to see and do - Damme
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Damme Travel guide
Damme : Michelin's recommendations
The pretty and wistful little town of Damme stands on the old Zwin estuary, and was once the outer harbour of Bruges, a city to which it owes much of its growth, and with which its own history is closely linked.
Tourist attractions Damme : Things to see and do
This 15C building was restored in the 19C. It used to host a market on the ground floor. Its elegant façade, with bartizans and a perron, is adorned with fine statues. The interior has retained magnificent carved beams.
Jacob Van Maerlantstraat 3
This museum, dedicated to the poet Jacob Van Maerlant and Thyl Ulenspieg, occupies a picturesque, double-gabled 15C house called De Grote Sterre (The Great Star).
This hospital, founded in the 13C, was extended and turned into a hospice. The chapel and museum are open to the public. Furniture, paintings, earthenware, liturgical objects and sculptures testify to the town's rich past. Note the statuette of St Ma..
Processieweg 1 B - 8340 Damme
Het Oud Gemeentehuis lies in the calm village of Oostkerke, 8 km from both Knokke and Bruges. It offers colourful accommodation with extra large bedding, a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi. Each room is decorated with bright colours, wooden flooring an..
Damse vaart noord 34 B - 8340 Damme
The charming Hotel Welkom is situated by the Damme canal, in beautiful natural settings. The hotel is only 6 km from Damme, 8 km from Knokke, and 10 km from Bruges. With a large private car park, this intimate hotel has 10 comfortable rooms with all..
Dorpstraat 1 B - 8340 Damme
Prix Prices from : 95 €
Built in 1830 just outside the village centre of Sijsele, Hotel Vredehof offers stylish accommodation with free WiFi, a garden and free parking facilities. All rooms are equipped with a bath or a shower, a hairdryer and cable television. Each is dec..
Processieweg 1 B - 8340 Oostkerke
Jacob van Maerlantstraat 10 B - 8340 Damme
This restaurant has been serving hearty and tasty dishes since 1977 in the centre of this melancholic little town alongside the Bruges-Sluis Canal. Rustic decor and "Old Flanders" atmosphere.
Kerkstraat 4 B - 8340 Damme
'Luna piena' means full moon in Italian. Is it the influence of the celestial body that makes this restaurant so warm and full of flavour? The menu is of course of Italian inspiration and the charming lady of the house cannot be faulted for her excel..
Bradericplein 23 B - 8340 Damme
Take a tour round this old farmhouse and admire the rear of the restaurant with its enchanting terrace-garden. The chef follows his inspiration, adding a dash of modernity to a relatively classical score. The extensive menu is mouthwatering.
Damse Vaart Oost 1 B - 8340 Oostkerke
People come to this restaurant from around the Flemish countryside to enjoy the house speciality, eel, as well as their grilled dishes. It has a lively, convivial atmosphere.
Jacob van Maerlantstraat 6 B - 8340 Damme
Should you happen to pass through this pretty little town at meal times, make a beeline for the Zuidkant (which loosely translates as 'Southbound'). A sunny decor and up-to-date menus await you, in addition to a host of contrasting tastes and flavour..