Zeeland Highlights

Lighthouses

Lighthouses

There are a large number of lighthouses in Zeeland that are open to visitors, and the view from the top is definitely worth the climb.

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Maritime Zeeland

Maritime Zeeland

Zeeland has a rich maritime history and many historical, picturesque harbours and ports. The region also hosts many maritime events.

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Natural coastline

Natural coastline

Visit the Zwin Nature Reserve, a nature area thatlies along the Dutch and Belgian border.

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Culture

Culture

Zeeland is bursting with cultural festivals, fascinating museums, beautiful galleries, art and artists, who come here to be inspired by the exceptional quality of the light.

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Exploring Zeeland

Whether you choose mountain biking or inline-skating, walking or cycling, there are plenty of active ways to explore Zeeland’s country lanes, cycle paths and dedicated footpaths, picturesque towns and villages.

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Airview of Concert at Sea

Events

Zeeland plays host to a number of great events, such as the traditional Straoriën and fun (music) festivals.

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Eastern Scheldt storm surge barrier

Battle against the tide

The Delta Works is the Zeeland’s shield against the tide. The region has been battling with the tide for centuries and the solution, which is also described as the eighth wonder of the world, is the impressive Eastern Scheldt storm surge barrier (Oosterscheldekering) and the numerous other coastal defences of the Delta Works.

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The Dam Quiz

The Dam Quiz

Watch out for Qr-codes on the Kabbelaarsbank and the sand flats on Brouwersdam. The codes are part of The Dam Quiz which is a game you can play using your mobile phone. Try it! It´s great fun!

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Picturesque Zeeland

Picturesque Zeeland

Quiet village squares, quaint, historical harbours, cobbled streets and sweet shops... the picturesque side of Zeeland is just breath taking.

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Culinary Specialities

Culinary Specialities

Your mouth will be watering all day long when you are exploring the Zeelandic coastline. So why not give in to temptation at dinner time with a delicious selection of Zeelandic seafood specialities.

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Authenticity

Authenticity

The province of Zeeland has many traditions. If you want to see the region in its true colours, you should visit a traditional Zeelandic tilting at the ring event or have your photo taken in traditional dress.

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Cleanest beaches

Cleanest beaches

In 2011, Zeeland won the award for the cleanest beaches in the Netherlands and the municipality of Sluis (Zeeuws-Vlaanderen) won first place.

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