It doesn’t need repeating that Knokke-Heist is THE shopping venue on the coast. Shopping is a favourite pastime for visitors to Knokke-Heist. When you walk from the station into the Lippenslaan, you are in for a long trip leading through the Dumortierlaan down to the end of the Kustlaan. Here you will find hundreds and more or less exclusive shops, over a distance of a few kilometres. You can also shop here on Sundays.
Hiking - The Zwin hiking trail
The Zwin hiking route introduces you to the great diversity of natural values and landscapes in Knokke-Heist. From the Zwin Nature Park or the Oosthoek, you wander through the Zwin dunes and polders and explore the Hazegraspolder. Old seawall dykes bear witness to the struggle against the sea. You walk through the Koningsbos (royal forest), over boardwalks and among Scottish highland cattle. You are rewarded with a magnificent view over the Zwin plain.
There is always something to do in Knokke-Heist.
Sniff up some culture during an open gallery weekend or at one of the exhibitions, discover the many shopping addresses, make beautiful walks and cycle tours along magnificent views, buildings and cityscapes or immerse yourself in the culinary world.
A bite and a drink
Do you want to dine for hours, have a nice lunch or prefer a quick snack? Every kind of hunger is satisfied in Knokke-Heist. With more than 200 restaurants, the seaside town has a wide range. Discover the homely bistros, the cosy eateries or the tasteful and trendy restaurants.
Cycling - the Coastal Route
The Coastal Route lets you cycle next to the beach with a view of the sea, through unique dunes and dune forests, or along polders and vast mud flats. Lovers of culture and coastal gastronomy will enjoy the bustling coastal towns and lively seaside resorts. You will get to know the belle-epoque architecture, the Beaufort sculpture park with contemporary art and the rich maritime heritage.