Top things to do

Top Choice Museum in De Panne

Paul Delvaux Museum

This superb museum occupies the house and studio of Paul Delvaux (1897–1994), one of Belgium's most famous surrealist artists. What appears to be a handsome art deco house on a quiet street belies a 1000-sq-m baseme…
Top Choice Seafood in De Panne

Julia Fish & Oyster Bar

This acclaimed restaurant – run by the fourth-generation, female-led fishmongers Mare Nostrum – secures its own supply of fresh seafood daily. If you love the humble bivalve, or are impartial to ceviche or perch and…
Amusement Park in De Panne


This cute popular theme park is based around Belgian TV character Plop the gnome and his friends. It's a kid-pleasing world of rides, roller coasters and fun. Access by public transport is excellent: catch the Kustt…