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Boating In Europe: Belgium

You'll find Belgium's network of rivers and canals an ideal location for your next holiday afloat.

Easy to travel to

Being one of our closest neighbours, Belgium is easy to travel to. Your starting base at Nieuwpoort is about one hour's drive from Calais.

Situated just inland from Belgium's delightful coastline, Nieuwpoort is an oasis in the Polder landscape, set in the centre of an area which has been inspirational for countless artists.

It will stun you with its sweeping landscapes and rich natural areas of outstanding beauty.

Unrivalled Cruising


Gent Castle Superb lacework in Brugge

Your cruise will begin from Nieuwport, our hire base in Belgium. Available to you on a one or two week cruise are the fantastic cities of Brugge and Gent. Brugge is the scenic capital of Belgium with it's canals criss-crossing the city. Not for no reason is it known as the Venice of the North with it's fine buildings and ornate bridges crossing the canals.
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City centre of BruggePicturesque waterways
Diksmuide town sign and square

1. City centre Brugge
2. Picturesque waterways
3. Diksmuide town sign and square

Stylish Gent is a wonderful place to visit with many churches and medieval castles and Gent is internationally renowned for its excellent restaurants. If you're not interested in art or history you'll find much beauty on the rivers and canals with few long stretches between charming little towns and villages. On a coastal cruise you can meander amongst the Polder landscape visiting Dunkerque, or venture inland to Ypres, well known for its battles in the First World War.

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