Surroundings: Moriaanshoofd, Sealand
Schouwen-Duiveland offers many cosy, characteristic villages and cities. Most of them have preserved their authentic characteristics. Zierikzee, capital city of the island, has definitely benefitted from trade, industry and fishing and is characterized by a rich history, expressed in the many historic buildings. You will definitely appreciate the Poortencomplex, the Big Church, the thick tower and the marina. Above all, Zierikzee is a cosy city with many terraces and shops.
A wonderful coastal city which offers cosiness, a dazzling nightlife, trendy shops and sunny terraces. In Summer many activities are organized, check: www.renesseaanzee.nl Renesse is not only wonderful in Summer, but in Spring and Autumn as well. Many restaurants offer absolutely delicious fresh mussels, Oosterschelde lobster and many other regional products. Renesse is a perfect place for horse lovers. You can rent horses and make a ride through forests, dunes, along the beach.
Flood museum Ouwerkerk
You should definitely visit the Flood Museum in Ouwerkerk. It gives you an impression of the flood disaster of 1953, which marked the history of Zeeland and the Netherlands. As a result of this disaster, the Deltaplan was developed. The southern part of the island Tholen suffered the most during the disaster, most people died in Stavenisse.
Deltapark Neeltje Jans
To avoid another flood disaster the Delta Works have been developed. Deltapark Neeltje Jans will give you an impression of the power of the sea. It’s not only about technique, there is a sea lion show, an aquarium and a water park as well. There is something for everybody. For both young and old.
Tips and trips:
- Nationaalpark Oosterschelde
- Mini Mundi
- Piratenpark en Zeeaquarium Arsenaal
- Speelcircus Bambini
- Port Zélande
- Ut Knienol
- ’t Kraayenest
- Berkenhof’s Tropical Zoo