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Het Zwin

Address: Graaf Leon Lippensdreef 8, Knokke-Heist, Belgium
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85%
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Cultural
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Cultural
Hours:
Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Stockholm
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

Twice a year we are going to Knokke and always stop her while cycling to enjoy the nature A must see in Knokke

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Brussels, Belgium
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62 reviews 62 reviews
41 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

If you are in Knokke and you are not going to the beach or shopping and you are looking for a nice peace of nature, the zwin is a good alternative. They tried to reintroduce animals in that area, which makes it a nice place for children as well. It's bicycle- and jogging friendly area.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

If you want to be near the sea and enjoy the nature do not miss this nature park. The reserve for coastal animals can be discovered by foot or by bike and is magnificent

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Kontich, Belgium
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

quiet and beautifull landscape. Very close to the hotel "du soleil" and perfect as the start of a bicycle trip to f expl. Sluis in Holland

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Knokke-Heist, Belgium
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I visited Het Zwin at countless occasions. As living in Knokke it is at our doorstep. It is rare to find such a nice piece of nature so close to human habitation. It is a perfect place to watch birds. But it is also a great place to walk and come to rest. In summertime it can be rather crowded.

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

... will never mean a piece of land never touched by humans - you won't have a thing like that in this part of the world. But the authorities did an excellent in re-creating woodlands, meadows and a dune landscape where you had a military airport a few decades ago. The very heart of Het Zwin close to the Dutch... More 

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Oostende, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We've been here a few times, and if you're there for a coffee, i advise the house coffee (coffee t zwin) as it's really good value for it's price. We've had a light menu here and it was all very tasty - don't expect haute cuisine and you can have a really nice small lunch here.

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Ghent, Belgium
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81 reviews 81 reviews
46 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The parc itself is not that great, but you get to visit the creek and the beach giving an unique oportunity to see some wading birds such as the avocet, godwit, storks and herons.

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Belgium
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146 reviews 146 reviews
19 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

I went to Het Zwin last weekend (16 August 2013) but it is still closed and under renovation. It used to be a nice place but indeed needed some renovation. Unfortunately it is still closed. However, the neighbourhood is lovely for biking so that's what we did with the whole family.

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Knokke-Heist, Belgium
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118 reviews 118 reviews
36 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

It is not because I live here, that I have to praise it, but the Zwin is a wonderful piece of nature between Knokke (Belgium) and Sluis/Cadzand (The Netherlands). All sorts of birds nest here or make a stop during migration. They are reorganise it at the moment, but it will be more ecologically friendly afterwards. You have walking paths... More 

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