A suitable way for experiencing the beauty of the area is by taking a ride on a bicycle. Behind the boulevard and the dunes, a wonderful landscape can be found. There are some great bike routes so that you can experience the area at its very best. The polders are not sloping, which means that the area suits for beginners as well as advanced cyclers.
The Schoorbakkeroute, which counts 48 kilometres through the polders between Middelkerke and Diksmuide, is a recommendable place to visit. You can bring your own bicycle, but you can also rent a bicycle.
Many bicycle paths and coastal roads
The many cycle-tracks and the rural roads offer you a varied view that is uncommon. The coastal-tracks through the dunes, the peaceful country roads through the countryside, the characteristic peaceful villages and the long extensive cycle-tracks. A safe and ideal environment to enjoy, by yourself or with the whole family. In short; There is a lot to discover in and around by bicycle.
Belgium has created a network of over 2,000 kilometers of bicycle routes. Most routes are only available in the Dutch language. You can acquire local bike guides and bike routes at the local tourist information center, local bike rental shops or online.