Feel like a Scot in Veere
- Historical culture
Veere is one of the most surprising places in Zeeland where in times gone by the Scottish wool dealers had a great deal of influence and the aristocrats ruled the town. In Veere you can see and feel the atmosphere of the past. The names on the facades on many of the houses tell you about the traders. The town and surrounding area is abundant with nature. You can take lovely walks and cycle rides. The Veerse meer invites you to take a boat trip. Discover and enjoy Veere.
You are welcomed with coffee/tea and a Zeeuwse bolus in a charming restaurant in Veere.
Anna van Borsele, lady of Veere ( in a costume from the middle ages), takes you for a walk through the picturesque town of the middle ages with her enormous church. Her walled garden and her harbour. On the way you will visit the city hall on the market and the museum “ De Schotse Huizen” and two merchants houses on the quay.
At the restaurant where you started your day, lunch is waiting for you. This consists of;
Toscane tomatoe soup
Zeeuwse fish soup with shrimp
A sandwich with old cheese from the Schellach farm, figs and apple syrup
A sandwich with Carpaccio of beef with capers, rucola and Parmesan cheese
Since the closing of the Veerse gat in 1962 the Veerse meer has become a favourite area for water sport enthusiasts.
From the tour boat you will have unforgettable views of Veere. Would you rather cycle, then there are different routes that you can take in de surroundings of Veere. By using the FIKSmaps (bicycle junction network ) you can work out your own route.
At the end of the afternoons activities you are free to investigate Veere on your own. Why not visit the delightful little shops of enjoy sitting on a bench looking out the Veerse meer.
End of the program
You can choose to end your day in Veere with a diner, consisting of:
Fennel soup with Dutch shrimps
Beef bouillon with oxtail and celeriac
Fried fillet of whiting with water cress sauce
Fried fillet of partridge with a cantarel sauce
Panna cotta of farmers buttermilk with an pear compote and vanilla ice cream.
In the group arrangement “ Feel like a Scot in Veere” , is included:
- welcome with coffee/tea and a Zeeuwse bolus
- a walk through town with the guidance of Anna van Borsele, lady of Veere.
- Visit two museums: De Schotse Huizen en De Vierschaar
- Cycle route or boat trip on the Veerse meer
- Time for shopping
- Dinner ( optional)
- organization and agency costs
Location addressVoel je als Schot in Veere
Postbus 8 4357 ZG Domburg
- Phone 0118-569177
- E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
- Historical culture
- Outdoor activities
- Guided tour
- Circular boat trip