Cultural excursions

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An overview of some interteresting museum or cultural excursions close to Hotel Uilenspiegel in Nieuwpoort.

West Front Nieuwpoort (King Albert momument)

  • This visitors center at the historic ganzepoot (goose foot) is dedicated to the First World War and the flooding of the lowland area around Nieuwpoort.
  • 3 km from Hotel Uilenspiegel - easily accessible by Tram

Fishing museum Navigo (Oostduinkerke)

  • In the NAVIGO-fishing museum you will discover the typical Flemish fishing family, the heroic Iceland sailors and the traditional horseback shrimp fishermen. 
  • 12 km from Hotel Uilenspiegel - in 2021 only open from 12/07 to 31/08

    Domein Raversijde: museum Atlantikwal

    • The ATLANTIKWALL in Raversyde is one of the best kept remnants of the German defense lines. 
    • The domain itself is located in a nature reserve: a beauty spot at the coast with a great diversity in fauna and flora. 
    • 23 km from Hotel Uilenspiegel - accessible by tram (entrance is at 900 meter from the tram stop)

      Abbey museum Ten Duinen

      • Ten Duinen contains both a historic museum and a discovery walk on the abbey grounds in the park and between the ruins.
      • A virtual reality walk is also possible.
      • 17 km from Hotel Uilenspiegel

      Museum Paul Delvaux

      • The PAUL DELVAUX MUSEUM in St. Idesbald exhibits a collection of more than 1 000m2 from this renowned artist. 

      • 21 km from Hotel Uilenspiegel

      Museum at the Ijzer river 


      Ostend (Oostende)

      • Easily accessible from Hotel Uilenspiegel in Nieuwpoort by tram. A nice daytrip: 
      • Visit the historical sailing boat "de Mercator"
      • Explore the "James Ensor" house from this famous inhabitant of Ostend