Zierikzee Travel Guide

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Zierikzee Things to Do

  • Sint-Lievens Monster Tower

    The most famous monument is the Sint-Lievens Monster Tower, popularly known as the Thick Tower is called. This tower looks like two drops of water on the Rombouts Cathedral in Mechelen.The construction of the tower had its beginning in 1454. The probable designer of the tower had the Mechelen architect Andrew I Keldermans. The building was put...

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  • Museum Maritime

    Visiting this museum is going back into time - 500 years - the golden years of Dutch sea expeditions accross the oceans Open : 1/4 t/m 31/10Mo -Sa 10.00 - 17.00 uur. Sun 12.00 - 17.00 Entrance fee : 2 euroChildren till 6 years old: for free.

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  • The Fat tower

    The tower is called The Sint Lieven Monster toren. Short "De dikke Toren". Inside the tower is a little museum and you can also clim the +/- 178 stairs to see a beautifull view of Zierikzee. (and beyond)When Zierikzee was located at the open sea, they wanted to build the highest tower of the Netherlands. This way all the sailors, ships and boats...

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  • Strolling around in the narrow streets

    Strolling around in a small nice city, this after a wonderful day of sailing in Bruinisse, only 12km from Zierikzee - 60km from Vlissingen. The center, close to the canal is a quite nice open areawith a lot of restaurants, pubs and a famous maritime museum.

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  • MARITIEM MUSEUM

    In the Maritiem Museum, you can see, one of the oldest Netherlands shipsmodel 1672.The building in which is the museum, is categorised almost 500 years old. For age long,it did be a service as a town prison.There was a inscripties and drawing on the oak wooden which was left behind by the prisoners, the senior dates from 1577.

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  • Zierikzee

    Zierikzee is a small town in the southern Dutch province of Zeeland with a history that dates back to the 13th century.Many of the buildings still to be seen here are from around the 15th century onwards. There are surprisingly many of them still in very good condition.

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  • Go for the seafood

    A nice little restaurant at the border of the canal. The food is fresh, the servants rather coolBut oké. Seafood of course - As starter a plate of different sea species- The famous Dutch mussels, white wine and celery leafBTW : The best to eat are still those of the Phillipines, so i was a little bit disappointed

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  • Pancakes, pancakes

    Like the Name says, pancakes. But they also serve other things. This Restaurant had the best Erwtensoup(Peasoup) of the Netherlands. Erwtensoup is a real Dutch Soup, so when your around in the winter period you really should try it. My favorite is a Pancake with Cheese. But they serve all kinds of "country" pancakes. They have a Dutch pancake, a...

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  • Fastfood and Sea

    Deans, not MCDeans, but Deans sells fastfood (different then Mc Donalds, more luxery), pancakes and icescream. The subject of this fastfood restaurant is sea. The owner of this restaurant used to run or manage hotels/restaurant on cruiseships.

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Zierikzee Off The Beaten Path

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    Sailing for fun 3 more images

    by Luchonda Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Only 12km from Zierikzee - Bruinisse
    Rent a sailing boat together with some crazy friends, enjoy your day and the beautiful area in Southern Netherlands (Zeeland - Oosterschelde) for a few hours, no business, only relaxing
    If you are interested in the tarification about renting a sailing boat - look at their website

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    • Sailing and Boating
    • Water Sports

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Zierikzee Favorites

  • Old city in new settings

    Zierikzee is an old town, what you can find here are buildings from the Middle ages and after that period. During the summer there are 4 Thuesdays specially for the tourism. On these days there are markets, and many other activities.On any other day you can just visit the city, touring, shop or just sit down at a cafe/ restaurant and gasp about the...

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  • City hall

    This city hall building was build in the 14th century, and rebuild in the 16th and 18th century. On top of the tower stands "neptune " king of the sea. (in gold!)In this city hall is a museum.Many of the couples (including me) got married here. With the historical decorations inside , is this city hall building a very romantic place for a wedding...

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