Top 10 most popular places in Zeeland
Looking for a holiday in Zeeland, with or without children, with a small or large group? Take a look at our beautiful holiday homes in the different places in Zeeland. We have compiled a convenient overview with the top 10 most popular places in Zeeland.
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6 reasons to rent a holiday home in Zeeland:
- The most beautiful and cleanest beaches
- The most hours of sun
- The sea is always nearby
- National Park Oosterschelde
- Water relaxation and water sports
- Food from the sea
Renesse has developed itself as a true beach resort. It has become a famous holiday destination because of its terraces, shops and nightlife. It is a tourist village for family holidays. Renesse has a 17 km long beach and is situated next to the Westerschouwen forest. There are various family beaches, water sports beaches and nature beaches. Enjoy a day with your family and go play some water sports. You can also spot many seals off the coast of Renesse. There are various events during the summer. For instance, visit the Fjoertoer, an evening walk along the beach and into the woods. Do you want to indulge in culture? Visit the Jacobus church or Castle Moermond, a castle with a wide driveway and a beautiful canal dating from the 13th century.
Domburg is at the Walcherse coast and has a long history as a seaside resort, but also as an artists' colony. Domburg is the ideal base for a relaxing vacation. Enjoy a lovely spa tradition, relish the crisp sea air and the healing properties of the sea water. Domburg borders a unique forest with stately country houses and beautiful gardens, named Manteling. The trees have a typical shape due to the sea wind. Domburg is the perfect place for peace, quiet and relaxation. The combination of healthy air, relaxing activities and vacationing, give you new energy.
Oostkapelle is a real attraction for tourists due to its clean, wide beaches, dunes, nature reserves and characteristic village center. Oostkapelle is a realfamily seaside resort. There are variousplay sets for children on the beaches of Oostkapelle. The village has a lively heart. Oostkapelle and its surroundings provide many different accommodations, from holiday homes to family campsites. The village borders two beautifulnature reserves, De Manteling and Oranjezon. Near the village is castle Westhove, dated from the 12th century. The castle is beautifully located in the middle of nature reserve de Manteling. Also discover the countless events in Oostkapelle and have a wonderful holiday.
Burgh-Haamstede is a tourist village in the midst of nature. It consists of two villages: Haamstede and Burch. Haamstede is famous for its 50 meters high lighthouse, theWesterlichttoren. It is one of the largest lighthouses in the Netherlands. There is plenty of culture to discover. Visit castleSlot Haamstede, dated from the 13th century. Take a walk through the dune areas of the Zeepeduinen. This is where you will find an old command post from the Second World War: de Walvisbunker (Whale bunker). For relaxation, you can visit the beaches of Westenschouwen. Take your pick from family beaches, nature beaches and (water) sports beaches.
Along with the beaches of Dishoek and Westkapelle, the beaches of Zoutelande are also called theZeeuwse Riviera. It has turned into a real family sea resort. It is one of the most visited places at the Zeeland coast. Zoutelande is bursting with history, culture and activities. The Zeeland dunes are perfectly suitable for paragliding. Visit the Catharinachurch from the 13th century, or the Bunkermuseum Zoutelande. Take part in the Kustmarathon Zeeland, an event that has placed the village on the map in the sports world. Many cyclists and hikers find their way to Zoutelande via the various dune paths. The dune village is one of the coastal towns with themost hours of sunshine.
Vlissingen is a port city on the Westerschelde and has the longest seafront promenade in the Netherlands. There are various good restaurants and terraces on the boulevard, where you can look out on the passing sea ships, a unique view. At the bottom of the boulevard, you can cycle or walk on the slope. A day out with your family? Visit the kraaiennest (crow's nest), part of the Arsenaal. This attraction center is fully dedicated to pirates and sea fauna. The city has a lot of art in the public space and 300 monuments. Take the art route and let yourself be guided past various artworks.
Vrouwenpolder is situated between the North Sea and Lake Veere and borders nature reserve Oranjezon. Vrouwenpolder has also developed into a real tourist haven. Water sports fans, beach tourists, and the Zeelanders themselves love to visit the wide beaches in Vrouwenpolder. Come kiting, kite surfing, or diving at the beautiful diving locations. Pay a visit to subtropical garden Fort den Haak and the dune area of Oranjezon. Enjoy the music, market and festivities of the tourist market in the summer months.
Groede is an artistic town where everything revolves around art. The Grote Kerk is the heart of Groede. Here they hold not only church services, but also non-religious cultural events. Enjoy views of picturesque facades and houses in Flemish style. Groede borders the ocean and a dune area with hiking routes, a raft, a plank bridge, and stepping stones to cross the water. Groede's beach is beautiful in every season and there are pavilions in the dunes. Visit the Groede Festival, an annual event with music, dance and theater.
Koudekerke is a typical kerkringdorp, a type of town formed in a circle around a central church. This town has a lot of history and culture, such as the Michaëls Church and the many bunkers from the Second World War. Koudekerke is situated in the middle of fields and pastures. Looking to relax on the beach? Visit the Dishoek beach, directly below the dunes. Explore the island by bicycle or foot and enjoy the views, nature and culture.
Sluis is known for its belfry and many shops. A Flemish clock tower can be found in Sluis, the only Dutch city hall with a belfry. It is an interactive museum for young and old. Visitors encounter much history and culture here, such as the ramparts and old city gates. Pay a visit to the lively Sluis evening markets in the summer and enjoy the street theater, live music and entertainment. Kick back with a drink and enjoy the music bands and atmosphere.