What effect does the coronavirus have on my visit to Blankenberge?

Everyone is welcome to visit Blankenberge. For one or more days, with or without accommodation,... Of course Blankenberge also takes measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Coronaproof activities in Blankenberge

  • A mouth mask is compulsory in the shopping streets. On the Zeedijk (= promenade) you should always carry a mouth mask or other alternative in fabric with you and be able to show it at the request of the police.

  • Via www.visit-blankenberge.be/en/events you can see which events take place and which have been cancelled. This overview is continuously updated.

  • The following attractions can be visited subject to prior reservation:
    • Belle Epoque Centre: www.belleepoquecentrum.be/tickets (it is compulsory to wear a mouth mask when visiting).
    • Indoor exhibition 750 years Blankenberge: reservation via T +32 (0)50 636 620, at the latest the day before your visit (for a visit wearing a mouth mask is obligatory).
    • SEA LIFE Blankenberge: www.visitsealife.com/blankenberge/ (a one-way route has been devised, everyone is required to wear a mouth mask and only five visitors are admitted per quarter of an hour).
    • Swimming pool Farys Noordzeebad

  • Outdoor attractions such as mini golf Leopold Park and the merry bicycle track are open.

  • Indoor minigolf Goolfy, Sportland, bowling Bowl Inn and the Casino games room are open. The tourist train also runs through the streets of Blankenberge, but will follow an adapted route. Wearing a mouth mask is mandatory!

  • ZOO Serpentarium remains closed until further notice!

  • Bars and restaurants are open, but must take into account, among other things, the following measures:
    • A distance of 1.5 meters between the tables.
    • A maximum of 10 persons per table.
    • Each customer must remain seated at his own table.
    • The waiters must wear a mask.
    • Customers wear a mouth mask when entering and leaving the table.
    • Customers must provide their phone number or email address so that they can be contacted in the event of an infection.
    • All catering establishments may remain open until one o'clock in the morning.

  • All shops are open (also on Sundays). Only one customer per 10 m² will be allowed, an exception will be made for smaller shops. The safety distance must be respected, every customer is required to wear a mouth mask and shopping is limited to max. 2 people from the same 'bubble'.

  • Nightclubs will remain closed because no safety distance can be provided.

  • Belgium opened its borders on 15 June 2020 for travel to and from the European Union. Travel to and from certain countries may be subject to restrictions. Please consult the website https://diplomatie.belgium.be/en for the most up-to-date information on non-essential travel outside Belgium.

Would you like to know in advance how busy it is in Blankenberge? Take a look at the current hustle and bustle on the website www.visit-blankenberge.be/en/hustle-and-bustle-in-blankenberge.

The Tourist Information Point is open Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and from 1.30 p.m. to 5 p.m., the office is closed on Sundays. When visiting our office, we kindly ask you to respect a number of precautions.