With a total of 650 km of coastline, you’re never far from the water in Zeeland, which has a profound affect on the region’s landscapes, wildlife and organisation.
Oosterschelde National Park: enjoy a boat ‘safari’ trip with the family, where you will be able to spot porpoises and watch the many seal colonies resting on the sand dunes. Its unique underwater life also makes the Oosterschelde an ideal place for divers.
Grevelingenmeer is the largest saltwater lake in Western Europe. Its very rich seabeds have made it famous among divers. The combination of a steady wind and calm inland waters also makes it a favourite spot for kayaking, sailing and windsurfing.
The Delta route takes you through 148 km of the Oosterscheldekering and bears witness to human effort to protect the land from the North Sea.
Het Koepeltje Scharendijke is a dive area where you can go snorkelling to see lots of fish and even lobsters. It’s also a perfect place to enjoy swimming and sunbathing.
Renesse is one of the most popular villages in Zeeland. The night and summer markets attract both locals and tourists. Renesse and its beaches are the scene of many events, including Concert at Sea, Festival by the Sea, Strao and Fjoertoer.
Zierikzee, a city with many sites, is a real must-see for those who love history. The city has 568 monuments!
Historic Middelburg is one of the most beautiful places in Zeeland, with lots of great shops, restaurants and a variety of events. With the Zeeland Museum and more than 1,100 monuments in the city centre, including the 89m-tall Long John Abbey Tower, there is always something to do or see!
There are also several museums to visit: The regional and agricultural Museum Goemanszorg, the Watersnoodmuseum in Ouwerkerk, which bears witness to the 1953 flood, the Zeeland Museum located in the historic heart of the city of Zierikzee and the collection of historic sailing ships to contemplate in the old harbour.