The length of the coast of Belgium is 64 km, on the coast there are such cities as Knokke-Heist, Zeebrugge, Blankenberge, Ostend, De Panne and others. There are yacht clubs in the cities of Zeebrugge, Ostend and Newport, and interesting cultural and historical sights are concentrated here. One of the favorite activities of tourists on the coast is shrimp fishing using nets and baskets. And the country's rivers are organized into a dense full-flowing network with a length of more than 1,500 km, open for yachting.
Yacht charter in Belgium will allow you to experience the rich cultural and historical heritage of this West European country. Belgium has access to the North Sea and is surrounded by Holland, Germany, Luxembourg and France. Many are aware of magnificent Belgian chocolate, numerous cultural, historical, architectural and other sights, as well as the high level of quality of life of this country in northwestern Europe. Belgium attracts boaters from all over the world due to its mild climate, picturesque landscape and many equipped harbors and bays. Yacht charter in Belgium can be an interesting adventure thanks to the many historic cities connected by a network of waterways.
You can plan your itinerary on a rented yacht in such a way as to see the facades of ancient buildings in Ghent, canals and bridges in Bruges, as well as visit nature reserves, beaches, shopping centers and have time to enjoy local dishes.
The climate in Belgium is mild, with mild summers and winters. The distinguishing features of the Belgian climate are high humidity, high rainfall and high cloud cover.
Those who wish can rent yachts in Brussels, Ostend, Niuwurt and other cities to see picturesque rural landscapes and visit such famous historical cities as Brugge and Ghent. In Bruges, which has preserved its medieval appearance, you can visit the sights of the historical part, which are protected by UNESCO: Market Square with a Belford watchtower with an observation tower, the Town Hall, the Church of Our Lady with the statue of Our Lady with the baby in her arms, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior and many museums. Bruges is connected by canals to Ostend, Zeebrugge and Ghent. In Ghent you can see the medieval castle of the counts of Flanders of the 12th century, the Cathedral of St. Bavon of the 10th century, the Gothic town hall of Ghent of the 16th century, the Beffroi tower of the 12th century, the castle of Van Oidonck of the 13-14th centuries, the castle of Gerald the Devil of the 13th century, the church of St. Nicholas of the 13th century , visit Vrijdagmarkt square and city museums - the city leads in the number of historical buildings in the country. A large number of waterways are concentrated in the Westhawk region, the main port of which is Nieuwport - a port in the vicinity of which there are many magnificent beaches.
The largest cities located in the country are Antwerp (the second largest port in Europe, after the Dutch Rotterdam), Brussels (the capital of Belgium), Ghent, Charleroi and Liège. Brussels is located in the Flanders region, which is the most important political center of Belgium and all of Europe. Political institutions in Europe, such as the European Commission, NATO, the European Parliament and the Council of Europe, operate in Brussels. In addition to political organizations, Brussels is famous for its architectural and historical sights - museums, galleries, the famous Manneken Pis fountain, the Hotel de Ville town hall with a tower crowned with a statue of the Archangel Michael slaying a dragon, etc.
Of the local events, the annual International Bath Regatta in Dinan should be noted, to which only boats made from bathtubs are allowed.
And do not forget that a trip to Belgium is a great opportunity to taste Belgian beer, choosing from the many varieties available (the largest choice in the world), as well as enjoy local chocolate (in Belgium, chocolate was first launched in Europe).
You can easily pick up and rent a yacht in Belgium , in any of the country's many ports. Typically, Belgian ports are used as a transition point when crossing the English Channel. Entrance to Belgium is not complicated for most of the inhabitants of European countries, and Belgium is a member of the Schengen Agreement.
To rent a yacht in Belgium does not require a special permit to operate the vessel, you can rent a yacht with or without a crew. In the dark, movement on the water is prohibited, the skipper must be aware of the existing restrictions on the speed of movement on a yacht. Rent a yacht with the help of 2yachts and have an unforgettable time - go to explore the most beautiful bays, visit numerous historical and natural sights, get acquainted with local traditions and try world-famous beers and chocolates!