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City break in Oostende. Active leisure ideas for Oostende - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Station Oostende Oostende is an established place for rest and recreation of high officials. The resort town features plenty of entertaining establishments and amusement destinations of various sorts. The resort town will be of great pleasure for gambling fans and nightlife enthusiasts, for sport fans and shop-a-holics who can not imagine a day of their lives without shopping tours. The local Noordzeeaquarium is a perfect entertaining destination for tourists traveling with kids. The aquarium offers its guests an exciting tour for learning the inhabitants of the North Sea. The aquarium is located near the Visserskaai area close to popular restaurants and night entertaining establishments.
The Albert I Promenade named after the King Albert I is the best place for hiking. It will be a perfect leisure not only for hiking enthusiasts but for gamblers as well. The Promenade is a place of location of the most popular casino in the city named Oostende Kursaal. This gambling house features luxurious interior design and plenty of gaming tables. The casino offers as well a large hall with slot machines where fans of this gambling leisure will find up to 40 types of games.
Guests of the marvelous city of Oostende will discover beautiful beaches located on the territory of the city. There are five beach areas in total. The most visited and buzzing beach is located close to the railway station. It will be a perfect destination for both active leisure enthusiasts and serene relaxation fans. The most beautiful beach is considered to be the coastal area located in close vicinity to the Villa of Leopold II, the King of Belgium. Copyright
Those for whom shopping is more than entertainment will be happy to visit Ostend in October. In mid-autumn, the biggest street sales and colorful fairs are held in the city. Local farmers … Open
The most popular stores, boutiques and shopping complexes are located in the main shopping street of the city named Kapellestraat. One will discover there numerous shops and boutiques offering great choice of brand clothes and designer accessories. Among shopping centers of the city the Feest- en Kultuurpaleis is the most remarkable one. Its premises host more than 15 large stores and departments. The center of the city locates several open markets which offer a wide choice of sea foods and great assortment of souvenirs.
The city of Oostende offers an excellent equestrian center named Wellington Racetrack, a visit to which will be of great interest as for pro riders so for amateurs. Regular riding tours and excursions are held daily for tourists. The excursions routs run though the most scenic areas of the city. Expert coaches will help amateur riders to master the basics of horse riding in few days. Apart from mentioned above entertaining centers Oostende offers its guests modern spa-centers and beach recreation fans will enjoy a great assortment of water attractions available.
It’s a major port city and a famous resort. The city’s name can be translated as “Eastern Region” as originally it was located in the eastern part of Testerep Island. Later … Open
Villa Aqua is considered one of the most popular spas in Ostend. Its guests can have a pleasant time in a sauna, swim in a pool, and enjoy massage treatments. An equally interesting wellness facility is Gautama Wellness & Spa Center with its wonderful massage rooms, thermal zones, and relaxing atmosphere. Fans of water treatments should also pay attention to Shellness Spa where a wonderful soothing atmosphere reigns too.
Have a good time in Lunapark Reflex where tourists are provided with arcade games, air hockey, table football, video games, children's entertainment - that is, everything one might need for a fun-filled pastime with family or friends. Hangtime is another entertainment center ideal for families where each of its members can enjoy plenty of jumping. Also, the whole family is invited to the nicely decorated mini-golf course Goolfy Oostende.
If you like to visit quiet, uncrowded cities with children, you will like Ostend for sure. One of the most popular family leisure centers is Wellington Racetrack - a first-class horse riding … Open
The Municipal Swimming Pool will be a great place for those wishing to take a swim at any time of the year, as this is an indoor center. Bowlingpaleis Oostende attracts both bowling players and gourmets - a cafe serving excellent cuisine is always open to its visitors. Those who can't wait to see the latest movies are advised to check out Kinepolis Oostende, which is considered the best cinema in town. It is also worth paying attention to the Cultuurcentrum De Grote Post where great concerts are often held. This means that you should certainly learn about the upcoming events.
Oostende You can find many beautiful parks to take a walk in the city. First of all, this is picturesque and well-groomed Jardin Japonais known for its peaceful atmosphere, which makes you forget about all the worldly troubles. It is also worth taking a stroll through Maria Hendrikapark where, among other things, there are sports fields and a skate park, or head to Leopoldpark where you can have a great family picnic. For those wishing to spend time actively, it is worth mentioning Puzzle Escape Rooms, which should certainly be visited in the company of friends or family.
Oostende will meet its guests with a wide choice of places to eat among which one will find not only excellent restaurants of Belgian cuisine but various exotic eating houses. One of the … Open
Ostend is no less attractive at night than in the daytime - be sure you will find a bar or club to your liking here. La Fayette Bar is for those who prefer beer to all other drinks, Wine Shop Oostende is a great bar for connoisseurs of fine wines, while fans of great cocktails usually go to Hemingway Bar. The noisiest and most popular parties take place in Flight 90 where the fun does not stop till the morning hours. It is also worth checking out The Manuscript and Zeegeuzen bars with their pleasant atmosphere and excellent drinks to suit every taste.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Oostende and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Oostende
♥   National Park 'Oosterschelde' , 79.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Caps et marais d’Opale' , 87.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Scarpe-Escaut' , 95.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Avesnois' , 135.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Oostende
♥   Amusement park 'Boudewijn Seapark' Bruges, 21.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Plopsaland De Panne' Adinkerke-De Panne, 26.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Bellewaerde' Ypres, 41.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Mini Mundi' Middelburg, 57.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Parc de Lomme' Lomme, 62.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Oostende
♥   Water park 'Aquafun SunParks' De Haan, 12.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquafun SunParks' Oostduinkerke, 17.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Plopsaqua De Panne' , 26.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Duinenwater' Knokke-Heist, 28.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Splash' hellevoetsluis, 105.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Oostende
♥   Restaurant 'Mange-Tout' Oostende. Type - Modern French. 1.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant '’t Vistrapje' Oostende. Type - Seafood. 1.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Marina' Oostende. Type - Italian. 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Au Grenache' Oostende . Type - Traditional cuisine. 2.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Homard et la Moule' Bredene . Type - Seafood|Modern cuisine. 4.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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