|Water bottle (1.5 liter)||$1.36|
|Utilities (Electricity, Heating, ...) for medium apartment||$180.79|
|Tennis court rent (1 hour on weekend)||$13.56|
|Milk (1 liter)||$0.75|
Knokke-Heist is a Belgian municipality situated in the famous province of West Flanders. Natural reserves, museums, exclusive shops, an amazing carnival, music festivals, a colorful carnival, a lively ambiance and a pulsating nightlife beckon you. Hurry and book cheap flights to Knokke-Heist and spend an invigorating holiday here. Kneistival is the free rock and pop music festival held here annually. The International Firework festival draws major crowd. You may visit the enjoyable and highly entertaining Folkloristic Market here. Knokke-Heist has a butterfly garden that was set up close to Moeder Siska. It also boasts of 40 art galleries and, thus, can be said to be an art connoisseur’s paradise. The Antwerp International Airport is nearest to it, about 100 km from its center.
The Zwin is regarded as Knokke-Heist’s greatest natural attraction. It is a fabulous 158 hectare nature reserve situated at the Belgian Coastline. Every day, at high tide, the sea inundates the salt marshes much beyond the beach and well past the dunes. This exceptional biotope is ideal for numerous plants and birds. It is a well-recognized and protected bird sanctuary. It is the most popular destination for thousands of birds every year who come here to hibernate, breed or in quest of food. Rare species of birds namely the avocet, the little egret or Montagu's harrier often visit this salty marshland. Unique species of plants also thrive here such as sea lavender, rock samphire, sea purslane etc. due to the continuous influx of salty water. Come on any of the cheap flights to Knokke-Heist and stay in one of the fine hotels in Knokke-Heist to enjoy the marvelous spectacle in summer, when the flowers are in full bloom and they paint the reserve in a magical purple hue.
The Sincfala Museum was set up in Heist, and it depicts the regional way of life and its history. A captivating history of the Zwine region, extending over 2000 years, can be discovered here. For Freedom Museum displays various exhibits from the time of Nazi occupation of this particular region of Belgium.
Heist Bay is an outstanding beach reserve consisting of embryonic dunes and also a tidal creek. The Sashul Flemish Nature Reserve has flora distinctive of tremendously arid calcareous dune. However, it is a favorite breeding ground for wading birds.