You can also go for a walk or a cycling tour through the diked marshes in the direct vicinity of Knokke-Heist, which is often surprisingly peaceful and quiet! Its location near the Dutch border, its accessibility and the presence of nature reserves, hiking and cycling tracks within reach make Knokke-Heist a prime destination.
A lot of walkers leave Knokke-Heist alone. That is a big mistake. If you are looking for peace and quietness, space and beautiful landscapes you can make beautiful walking-tours. And there is a lovely fresh sea-air, because in Knokke-Heist you don’t have large scale industry.
The coast of Knokke-Heist has wide beaches and offers magnificent views over the sea. From the top of the dunes the view of the coast is beautiful. The beach lies shining in the sun and goes in a friendly curve with the sea, the dunes show the irregularity of a mountain range and the sea can sometimes lighten unlikely bleu. And along the flood mark there are always people walking, weather or no weather. Knokke-Heist is with all its catering industry at the sunny residence the stopping place for walkers.
Hiking routes and maps
Hiking maps can be obtained from the local tourist office and / or the Internet. Unfortunately are most route maps only available in the Dutch language.