The location in Blankenberge that attracts locals and tourists alike is without any doubt the pier, constructed in 1933, it is 350 meters long and is built in the art-deco style. Having a walk here and admiring the views of the sea and the nearby dunes is a must.
I took all of these pictures around mid-February of last year - so, just a couple of months before leaving Belgium for Spain - and as you can see, even on a sunny winter day, Blankenberge attracts a lot of visitors. Can you imagine what it is like duri8ng hot summer days?
Some more facts and numbers:
- The train station of Blankenberge was built in 1863.
- At the beginning of the 20th century, Blankenberge was a popular destination for Royals.
- In general, tourism started booming after World War II.
- Want more information about what to do and where to stay in Blankenberge? Check out the official touristic website.