Things to see and do - Koksijde
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Koksijde Travel guide
Koksijde : Michelin's recommendations
Koksijde includes the seaside resorts of Koksijde-Bad and St Idesbald as well as the highest dune on the Belgian coast, the Hoge Blekker. Visitors can enjoy the large flower market, a fishermen's folk festival and the "Tribute to Flemish Painting" parade.
Tourist attractions Koksijde : Things to see and do
Koninklijke Prinslaan 6-8 B - 8670 Koksijde
This abbey was founded by Benedictines in 1107 and became Cistercian in 1138. It was one of Western Europe's major abbeys under Abbot Elias van Koksijde around 1300 and was destroyed by Calvinists in 1566. The ruins still reveal the majestic lines of..
Paul Delvauxlaan 42 B - 8670 Koksijde
Visitors can see Delvaux's Post-Impressionist to Surrealist development with paintings, watercolours, drawings, engravings and sketches and enter his dreamlike, hallucinatory and poetic world here. Note the eerie light in Gare forestière (1960). Ther..
J. Van Buggenhoutlaan B - 8670 Koksijde
This modern church (1962) lies north of the abbey. Its undulating roof and navy-blue colour bleu recall the ocean waves, while its beige brick walls reflect the dunes. Inside, the stained-glass windows diffuse glistening light. The crypt contains a r..
Lejeunelaan 38 B - 8670 Koksijde
At walking distance from the sea, Hotel Apostroff offers a heated indoor pool. The hotel rooms are modern with a spacious bathroom. Apostroff offers a sauna, whirlpool and Turkish steam bath. There is also a fitness area, a ping-pong table and a pla..
Koninklijke Baan 62 B - 8670 Koksijde
Carnac is 200 metres from the beach in the town of Koksijde-Bad on the North Sea coast. It features free Wi-Fi, a bar and a restaurant which serves Belgian specialities. Each of the sound-proofed rooms at Hotel Carnac has a flat-screen TV and a seat..
Koninklijke baan 122 B - 8670 Koksijde
Featuring its own cosy restaurant, this small and friendly establishment is ideally situated just 30 metres from the beach of Koksijde, making it an ideal place for a beach holiday. Hotel Lehouck offers a selection of pleasant and comfortable rooms,..
Jaak van Buggenhoutlaan 26 B - 8670 Koksijde-Bad
This large villa has a modern atmosphere and serves contemporary cuisine, including some quick meals and salads. Summer outdoor dining.
Koninklijke Baan 62 B - 8670 Koksijde-Bad
Koninklijke Baan 142 B - 8670 Koksijde-Bad
Lobster is the house specialty of this lively restaurant, as the decor discreetly reminds you. The market menu is a sure bet and will appeal both to fish and meat lovers. Generous, flavoursome and fresh - the best of traditional cooking.
Maurice Blieckstraat 6 B - 8670 Koksijde-Bad
Mozart features a symphony of market ingredients - in which fish sing the loveliest solos. The audience breaks into thunderous applause for this bistro - often sold out!
Mariastraat 2 B - 8670 Koksijde-Bad
1930 resort villa in a North Sea style. Market cuisine announced on a blackboard, varied wine cellars, flower garden and terrace. Relaxed atmosphere.
Zeelaan 265 B - 8670 Koksijde-Bad
A simple restaurant with several seafood and fish meals. Modern menu served, and a collection of whiskeys available. Pleasant terrace dining at the rear.
Strandlaan 266 B - 8670 Sint-Idesbald
At 8chef they serve original small dishes combining Belgian tradition and cosmopolitan flavours. The décor suits the cooking well with its very international 'lounge-loft' look. For an uncommon evening.
Ten Bogaerdelaan 10 B - 8670 Koksijde
A 12C abbey farmhouse that has often been remodelled. It is now converted into a restaurant with both a historical and modern setting. Banquets in the chapel and a fine summer terrace.