Surroundings: Ouwerkerk, 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.
Local nickname for Bruinisse is the mussel city! Local mussel growers guarantee a third of the total mussel supply in the Netherlands. For more information, you should visit the Brusea Museum. In this museum life and work of a mussel fisherman is exposed. Besides, Bruinisse offers the modern, 18-holes golfcourse Golfclub Grevelingenhout.
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
- Wijnhoeve De Kleine Schorre
- Streek- en landbouwmuseum
- Nationaal park Oosterschelde
- Mini Mundi Miniatuur Walcheren
- Tropische vogeltuin Utropia
- Het Arsenaal
- Kaasboerderij de Stolpe
- Dierenpark Flakkee