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KAAP | Oostende

IN 2010 Vrijstaat O. became a new centre for the arts, and the only coastal one. On 1 January 2017 the De Werf and Vrijstaat O. centres joined forces to become a single new centre for the arts: KAAP. This centre distinguishes itself through its focus on unique formulas based on Ostend’s specific combination of water, land, and sea, taking maximum advantage of public spaces.

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Visserskaaiwandeling

A walk near the westside of the harbour channel with historical and current witnesses (references). Fascinating aspects of the age-old harbour and fishing activities: coastal vessels, the building of “DAB Vloot” and the Westerstaketsel or Western Pier, the Mercator Marina and the North Sea Aquarium. ...

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Verhalen en garnalen

A yummy tour along different shops in Ostend, to have a taste of the local delicacy: shrimp! Fresh fished shrimp, shrimp croquets, chocolate shrimps… we can’t get enough of it. In between all the shrimp tasting, our guide will reveal some of Ostend’s best hidden and most amusing secrets. The tour ends with a rewarding local drink.

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Villa Cecha

Villa Cecha is a wellness and B&B in the beautiful Schorre area on the outskirts of Ostend, in Stene-Dorp with various facilities: Finnish sauna with LED colours, Turkish steam bath with starry sky, relaxation room with view on the private garden, overflow jacuzzi in the garden with relaxation room and you can also book a massage. ...

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Minigolf Koninginnehof

During spring and summer, the Koninginnehof offers various outdoor activities: playground, go-cart circuit, pedalo, kayak, electric boats (whisper boats), rowing boat, mini golf and mini electric cars for toddlers.

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The Spilliaert House

The Spilliaert House wants to introduce as many people as possible to the paintings of Léon Spilliaert. Targeting a broad audience, the centre wants to help improve access to and knowledge of the artist’s life and work. As a monographical arts centre, the Spilliaert House’s ambition is to host a new exhibition twice a year and position itself as the premier documentation centre for scientific research.

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Ferry Visserskaai - Oosteroever

Free ferry service between the city centre (aquarium) and the 'Oosteroever' (Maritiem Plein) for max. 30 persons and 10 bicycles. ...

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Museum Amandine

April 3rd 1995. On this day the Amandine entered Oostende harbour for the last time. On this day it dropped anchor for the very last time. The crew disembarked, swallowed hard and went home without looking back. The last page in Oostende's book on Iceland Fishing had been turned. Now, 13 years later, the Amandine has started her second career, a career as an interactive museum. It has taken two years of hard and concentrated work in the old shipyard 'Seghers' to restore the...

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Swimming pool

The Municipal swimming pool in Oostende consists of an olympic swimming indoor pool, slides, a childen's pool, an outdoor pool with meadow, a jacuzzi, sauna, Turkish bath, a solarium and recreational room. In addition, you can enjoy a body and relaxation treatment.

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