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..
M. Blieckstraat 4 B - 8670 Koksijde
Casino Hotel is situated next to the C. C. Casino and only 100 metres from the beach. It features luxurious rooms, a spacious garden terrace and wellness facilities including a sauna, a spa bath, a steam bath and a relaxation room. Casino offers roo..
Zeelaan 254 B - 8670 Koksijde
Hotel - Restaurant Sea Horse is located 300 metres from the North Sea Beach and 170 metres from Koksijde’s Casino, featuring rooms with free WiFi and air conditioning, an on-site restaurant and bicycle rental services. All rooms at the Sea Horse com..
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..
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!
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.