Taste of culture

Be surprised by the Zeeland villages

Visit the surrounding villages, such as Brouwerdam, Ellemeet, Kerkwerwe, Burg- Haamstede and Noordwelle. Enjoy the catch of the day at a fish stall or have a pleasant drink at the Havenplein in Zierikzee.

Museums & sights

  • Deltapark Neeltje Jans in Vrouwenpolder: at the foot of the largest storm surge barrier in the world. Learn the story behind this immense structure here.
  • Zeeuws Museum in Middelburg: discover the unexpected side of Zeeland in the Zeeuws Museum, located in the medieval abbey of Middelburg.
  • Watersnoodmuseum in Ouwerkerk: the experiences of ordinary people with an extraordinary Story about Water. About the Disaster of '53, about reconstruction and about the floods which still happen today, all over the world.
  • Plompe Toren in Burgh-Haamstede: view the extraordinary history of this country from the 23-metre-high tower.

Towns & villages

  • Ellemeet: the Schouw village of Ellemeet lies behind the dunes of the Brouwersdam.
  • Burgh-Haamstede: the undulating sandy landscape - including sand drifts, valleys and dune meadows - is almost universally declared a (certified) nature reserve. A beautiful coastal town with about 17 kilometres of extensive sandy beaches.
  • Kerkwerve: the village of Kerkwerve on Schouwen-Duiveland is located near the historic city of Zierikzee. Kerkwerve was probably founded around 1200 when Schouwen was diked in. The church is situated on an elevation that was also called werf or yard. The village owes its name to this.
  • Middelburg: The monumental capital of Zeeland has many historical buildings and a rich history, which is still reflected in the current street scene. The many events, shops and restaurants make it a lively town.