Zeebrugge is a town on the coast of Belgium, a subdivision of Bruges, for which it is the modern port. Zeebrugge serves as both the international Port of Bruges-Zeebrugge and a seafront resort with hotels, cafés and beach.
In Zeebrugge’s old fish market area, along the old quays, you will find lots of fish restaurants, fish stores and enjoyable pubs. The maritime theme park “Seafront Zeebrugge” extends in and around the building of the old fish market. Seafront Zeebrugge is especially famous for its real Russian submarine, which can also be visited.
Things to See & Do
* Seafront Zeebrugge Maritime Park
* The Naval Base
* De Vismijn (Fish Market
* Harbour Tour
* Zeebrugge Beach
Cruise Season – Feb – Dec
Currency – Euro (€)
Language – French, Dutch, German
Land Area –km²
Population – 4,500
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code + 32
Port Location –In Zeebrugge cruise ships moor at the Leopold II dam or in the Albert II dock, both located in the western outer port, about 2 kms from the train station. Taxis and shuttle buses are permanently available quay side.
Travel Links – Bruges Central Station is serviced by national and international lines. Belgium is connected to France, Holland and Germany via the TGV Thalys service with up to 3 trains daily from Paris to Brussels. From Brussels there are 4 departures an hour to Bruges. The journey takes approximately 50 minutes.
A Bus operates from the Central Railway Station to the Zeebrugge ferry terminal at Leopold II Dam (Havendam). Departure is at 17:00 hours from the main entrance to the Central Railway Station.
From the Zeebrugge terminal to Bruges Central Railway Station departure is after the arrival of ship.