in Provincie West-Vlaanderen of Flanders, Belgium
- Ostend-Bruges International Airport (3 mi)
- Dunkerque les Moeres Airport (20 mi)
- Wevelgem Airport (30 mi)
- Merville-Calonne Airport (43 mi)
- Calais-Dunkerque Airport (46 mi)
- Lille-Lesquin Airport (46 mi)
- Valenciennes-Denain Airport (66 mi)
- Brussels Airport (71 mi)
- Albert-Bray Airport (87 mi)
- Eindhoven Airport (107 mi)
- Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (109 mi)
- Charles de Gaulle International Airport (153 mi)
- Paris-Orly Airport (174 mi)
- Historic Centre of Brugge (Unesco heritage, 13 mi)
- Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai (Unesco heritage, 47 mi)
- Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin (Unesco heritage, 59 mi)
- Plantin-Moretus House-Workshops-Museum Complex (Unesco heritage, 64 mi)
- Fortifications of Vauban (Unesco heritage, 65 mi)
- Major Mining Sites of Wallonia (Unesco heritage, 67 mi)
- Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes (Mons) (Unesco heritage, 71 mi)
- The Four Lifts on the Canal du Centre and their Environs, La Louvière and Le Roeulx (Hainaut) (Unesco heritage, 73 mi)
- Belfries of Belgium and France (Unesco heritage, 73 mi)
- Amiens Cathedral (Unesco heritage, 95 mi)
- Wellington Golf Course (Golf course, 1 mi)
- Royal Ostend Golf Club (Golf course, 6 mi)
- Westgolf Course (Golf course, 8 mi)
- Royal Zoute Golf Club (Golf course, 18 mi)
- Ieper Open Golf (Golf course, 24 mi)
- Golf & Country Club De Palingbeek (Golf course, 25 mi)
- Landmeterskantoor Sabbe (observation point, (21 mi)
- Plopsaland De Panne (amusement park, (17 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 51.216 and 2.927 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 51° 12' 55" and E 2° 55' 37"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Euro - EUR
- Spoken languages:
- Dutch, French, German
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 09:30 AM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Europe/Brussels
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 8:36 am and 4:41 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 3,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Belgium.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Belgium. Last Update: 2020-12-04 08:25:17
Delve into Ostend
Ostend in Provincie West-Vlaanderen (Flanders) with it's 69,011 habitants is located in Belgium about 67 mi (or 107 km) west of Brussels, the country's capital town.
Current time in Ostend is now 09:30 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Europe / Brussels with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 13 airports close to Ostend, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Belgium is Ostend-Bruges International Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Belgium is Historic Centre of Brugge in a distance of 13 mi (or 21 km), East. Also, if you like playing golf, there are some options within driving distance. We encountered 2 points of interest near this location. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Diksmuide, Veurne, Ieper, Tielt and Saint-Yvon. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 5°C / 40 °F
|Morning Temperature||3°C / 38 °F|
|Evening Temperature||5°C / 41 °F|
|Night Temperature||5°C / 40 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||994 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Few clouds, covering 16% of sky|
|General Conditions||Few clouds|
Sunday, 6th of December 2020
5°C (41 °F)
7°C (44 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.
Monday, 7th of December 2020
7°C (45 °F)
6°C (44 °F)
Light rain, strong breeze, overcast clouds.
Tuesday, 8th of December 2020
5°C (42 °F)
3°C (38 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
El Mirador Quality Stay Apartments
Hotel Mercure Oostende
Royal Astor Hotel
Videos from this area
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The Journey | 1 | Belgium 2013
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The First Night | 2 | Belgium 2013
Upon arrival in Ostend it's straight to the bar to get things started. Given that we took over a bar for a party, it's a whole drunken mess! Part 2 of a coll...
In Bruges | 3 | Belgium 2013
We survived our first night so we thought we'd take in the sights of the lovely Bruges. Part 3 of a collection of random clips from my 2013 weekend in Belgiu...
Plongeon des Ours Polaires - Ijsberen 03.01.2015
Tradition oblige, et pour la 27è fois, les "Ijsberen" (Ours Polaires) firent le grand plongeon dans la Mer du Nord à Ostende, ce 3 janvier 2015. Sous une pluie très généreuse, 5.000 "nageurs"...
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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The barquentine Mercator was designed by the Antarctic explorer Adrien de Gerlache (1866–1934) as a training ship for the Belgian merchant fleet. She was named after Gerardus Mercator (1512–1594), Flemish cartographer. She was built in Leith, Scotland and launched in 1932. Besides being a training a ship, she was also used, mainly before World War II, for scientific observations, or as ambassador for Belgium on world fairs and in sailing events. This ship went through an incredible history.
Port of Ostend
The port of Ostend is situated in Ostend, West Flanders. The port is mainly known as a ferry port. Freight, and recently also passenger transport between Ostend and Ramsgate is provided by Transeuropa Ferries. The port also services freight transport between Ostend and both Ipswich and Killingholme.
Second Ostend Raid
The Second Ostend Raid (officially known as Operation VS) was the later of two failed attempts made during the spring of 1918 by the United Kingdom's Royal Navy to block the channels leading to the Belgian port of Ostend as a part of its conflict with the German Empire during World War I.
Sint-Petrus-en-Pauluskerk, the main church of Ostend, Belgium, is a Roman Catholic Neo-Gothic church. It is built on the ashes of a previous church that occupied the site. King Leopold II enthusiastically supported a plan to build a new and more magnificent church. Construction started on 1899 and was completed and consecrated by Bishop Waffelaert on August 31, 1908. Its stained glass windows were destroyed during the two World Wars and were replaced by windows by Michiel Martens.
SM UC-70 was a German Type UC II minelaying submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy during World War I. The U-boat was ordered on 12 January 1916 and was launched on 7 August 1916. She was commissioned into the German Imperial Navy on 20 November 1916 as SM UC-70. In 10 patrols UC-70 was credited with sinking 32 ships, either by torpedo or by mines laid. On 28 August 1918, UC-70 was spotted lying submerged on the sea bottom and attacked by a Blackburn Kangaroo patrol aircraft of No.
The Mu. ZEE is a museum in Ostend, Belgium, specialized in Belgian art from 1830 on. It was created in 2008 by fusion of the former Provinciaal Museum voor Moderne Kunst (PMMK, the museum for modern art of the Province of West-Flanders) and the Museum voor Schone Kunsten Oostende (Museum of Fine Arts Ostend), both located in Ostend. The Museum has two dependencies, the Ensorhuis in Ostend, and the Permekemuseum in Jabbeke. Mu.
Flanders Marine Institute
The Flanders Marine Institute provides a focal point for marine scientific research in Flanders, northern Belgium. The autonomous non-profit institute does not conduct research itself, but assists in coordinating international research and provides a database for sharing research results. VLIZ also manages RV Zeeleeuw, a marine research vessel. The ship mainly operates day trips, and as of 2010 a replacement was being sought.
Oostende railway station
Oostende railway station is located in Ostend in Flanders, Belgium. The first station in Ostend was opened in 1838 during the reign of Leopold I of Belgium on the former Belgian railway line 62 to Torhout and is now a supermarket. The NMBS station was opened in 1913 during the reign of Albert I of Belgium. The station is designed to connect trains and ferries and is built with Scottish Granite, Bluestone from Soignes and Limestone from Euville.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Ostend.
Sas-Slijkens: Oostende, Sas-Slijkens (source)
Bredene-aan-Zee › North-West, Bredene-aan-Zee (source)
Ostend: Ostend beach, Ostend (source)
Bredene-aan-Zee: Bredene − Beach, Bredene-aan-Zee (source)
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