Dear Friend of Flanders,

In view of the COVID-19-situation, specific safety measures and additional restrictions are currently in place across Belgium. You will find more detailed information on following website. For the latest travel advice to our country, please consult your local authorities.

If you are travelling to Flanders, Brussels or elsewhere in Belgium for a duration of 48 hours or more, you will need to complete a Passenger Locator Form, within the 48 hours before your arrival in Belgium. 

Take good care of yourself and each other and keep it safe and healthy.  

We hope to welcome you again soon, with twice the heart, love and hospitality. 


Please see this infographic for travel information between the UK and Belgium


Warm regards,
VISITFLANDERS.

Oysters ©carl_pendle

The Flemish Coast doesn't only offer beautiful sandy beaches, but also some amazing culinary treats. While in Ostend, be sure to taste Ostend oysters, or Ostandaise - it's a true delicacy!

Oysters ©Stefan Jacobs

At the end of the 19th century, Ostend’s flat oysters were hugely popular with the rich and famous, and were served in the best restaurants throughout Europe. However, it wasn’t until 1996 that the oyster ponds of Spuikom reopened. Ostendaise have a mild taste, and are widely available in restaurants or fishmongers throughout Ostend.

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