Contemporary Damme has become a popular short trip destination for people visiting Bruges and other nearby regions. It offers exciting boat trips. It is also being noted as a "book town" with a number of bookshops as well as book fairs held regularly. Not many small towns have as many old monuments as Damme, including the Schellemill, Gothic town hall and Sint-Janshospital from the 13th century. You can stay in Damme hotels and explore the nearby villages with architectural masterpieces. It is possible to find comfortable Damme hotels online.
Damme lies in the rural part of the country and offers limited transportation but is well-connected through buses from the historic Bruges and the Belgian coast. Tourism is an important employer in the region. Many people travel to Bruges for work. Damme is well located on the River Zwin close to Zeebrugge. The river has been fundamental to the town's development and growth. The town has several enjoyable outdoor cafés, ample restaurants and comfortable Damme hotels. Tourism has given rise to good Damme hotels.