Taste of culture

Zeeland breathes culture

It's lovely to stroll through villages such as Breskens, Cadzand, Oostburg, IJzendijke and Retranchement. Visit one of the maritime museums too!

Museums & sights

  • Visserijmuseum in Breskens: in the seven halls, fascinating stories are told about the sea, fishermen and the special catches of fossils, shells and other sea treasures.
  • Museum Het Belfort in Sluis: right in the beating heart of the town of Sluis is the only Belfry in the Netherlands. An interactive museum for young and old.
  • Zeeuws Maritiem MuZEEum in Vlissingen: manages a relatively large collection of almost 20,000 objects. The collection is mainly historical and maritime in nature. In terms of size and variety, the marine archaeological collection is one of the most important in the Netherlands.
  • Zeeuws Museum in Middelburg: discover the unexpected side of Zeeland in the Zeeuws Museum, located in the medieval abbey of Middelburg.

Towns & villages

  • Cadzand: The coastal town actually consists of two villages: Cadzand-Bad and Cadzand-Dorp. Cadzand-Bad lies directly on the sea, Cadzand-Dorp lies more inland. Cadzand-Dorp is a typical medieval ring village with the church from the 14th century in the middle.
  • Aardenburg: the oldest town in Zeeland where people already lived some 8000 years ago.
  • Sluis: a delightful town for the true bon vivants and shoppers. Because of its strategic location, Sluis became a fortified town in 1382. Sluis not only has a rich history, there are also many shops, restaurants and cafés. The range of shops varies enormously and that is what makes shopping in Sluis such fun.
  • Knokke-Heist, Damme, Bruges, Ghent or Antwerp: the beautiful Belgian cities.