Make a holiday rental in Oostduinkerke, Belgium your home away from home
Oostduinkerke self-catering holiday accommodation is located in the West Flanders region of Belgium, and sits o the coast not far from the border with France. Here you’ll be close to some lovely beaches, as well as a host of attractive seaside towns.
Things to do in Oostduinkerke, Belgium
It would be well worth exploring the coast close to Oostduinkerke holiday rentals. Connecting the town to the waterfront is a large sand dune system, with a host of dunes that date back many centuries. And close by is the Hannecartbos, which is a 48-hectare expanse of woodland established almost 100 years ago as a hunting ground for the Hannecart Family. Meanwhil on the long and wide sandy beaches here you’ll often be able to spot horses going past, just after the water’s edge – these are shrimpers trawling the sands. Such is the importance of this activity that there are a number of events throughout the year devoted to shrimping, as well as artisan markets held at regular intervals.
Also close to Oostduinkerke holiday accommodation is the Nationaal Visserijmuseum , which is devoted to the country’s fishing industry. It offers a look at the history of fishing in Belgian waters, with models of the various vessels used down the years, as well as a host of artefacts.
The city of Ostend is little more than 20 minutes from holiday rentals in Oostduinkerke. This destination is especially popular in the summer months as it offers a beautiful waterfront, with a wealth of amusements and amenities like seafood restaurants and cafes. Attractions to visit in Ostend include Leopold Park, which was laid out in the mid-19th Century, and the Driemaster Mercator, which is a museum aboard a former Belgian merchant marine ship.
Places to visit on holiday in Oostduinkerke, Belgium
A bit further on from self-catering holiday rentals in Oostduinkerke is the city if Bruges, which is famed for its beautiful architecture. It’s famed for its tangle of streets lined with centuries-old buildings – the Grote Markt is one of the top attractions, and you’ll be able to climb the 86-metre belfry tower for memorable views.
Weather in Oostduinkerke, Belgium
At Oostduinkerke holiday accommodation you’ll be able to expect mild weather for most of the year. Summers here tend to be pleasantly warm with temperatures that usually reach the low or mid-20s in July and August. Winters are cool, but conditions are tempered by the sea.
Cheap flights to Oostduinkerke, Belgium
Oostduinkerke holiday rentals are just over an hour to the northwest from Brussels Airport (BRU) – you can get here from the UK by flying with BMI or British Airways from London Heathrow (LHR), Leeds/Bradford (lBA) or Edinburgh (EDI).