Harbour / Docks, Oostende
In the center of Oostende you can visit the yacht harbour.Especially in summer there is happening a lot.
Sometimes there is a lot of activity here.When the fishing boats return to the harbour.It is also possible to buy fresh fish here.
The Mercator Yacht Harbour not only houses this three masted sailing ship 'Mercator', but it also contains many wonderful yachts.
It's nice to walk along the Mercator Marine and enjoy the many yachts and, of course, the sailing ship 'Mercator.
Iachthaven, to give it it's real name. The old three mast sailing vessel "Mercator" is moored here, trips around it are possible.
Many other boats here too, several are for sale if you can afford it!
One of Belgiums busiest but not largest harbours,the seaside area is very popular with belgium and foriegn tourists and the harbour district provides easy access to the heart of the city.
Have a walk along the marina and watch all those lovely sailing ships and start dreaming of sailing away with one of them!
Oostend's harbor is very scenic. You don't need anywhere special to go. Just walk around and take it all in. Stop and watch the ships come and go.