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Top Choice Historic Site in Middelburg

Abdij

Dating from the 12th century, this huge abbey complex houses the regional government as well as two churches: the Koorkerk (built for the clergy) and Nieuwe Kerk (for parishioners). These were largely rebuilt in the…
Top Choice European in Middelburg

Vliegendt Hert

The world needs more wine bars like this super-stylish conversion of a 16th-century mansion. The eating and drinking action occurs behind a wine shop stocked with a world-class selection of European and New World bo…
Top Choice Seafood in Domburg

Het Badpaviljoen

Perched on the grassy dunes of Domburg, this legendary restaurant is housed in a majestic 19th-century bathhouse with a huge terrace. Indulge in splendidly prepared seafood dishes, steaks and pastas in the restauran…
Historic Building in Middelburg

Stadhuis

Dominating the Markt, the town hall certainly grabs the eye. It's ornately beautiful, and displays a pastiche of styles: the Gothic side facing the Markt is from the mid-1400s; the more classical portion on Lange No…
Village in Schouwen-Duiveland

Zierikzee

The largest village in Schouwen-Duiveland, Zierikzee was settled in the Middle Ages and retains a number of buildings dating from this time, including De Dikke Toren – the tower of the former Sint Lievensmonstertore…
Amusement Park in Zeeland

Deltapark Neeltje Jans

On the islet of Neeltje Jans, midway between Noord Beveland and Schouwen-Duiveland on the N57, the Delta Project's former visitor centre has morphed into a theme park. Attractions include a 3D film about the devasta…
National Park in Zeeland

National Park Oosterschelde

Open to the North Sea, this coastal nature reserve is a haven for plant, bird and marine life. Thousands of birds, including gulls, terns and plovers, can be spotted on its sands, mud flats, salt marshes, dunes, wet…
Museum in Middelburg

Zeeuws Museum

Housed in the former monks’ dormitories of the abbey complex, this museum is divided into three permanent sections: one concentrating on fashion; another on the history, culture and landscape of Zeeland; and the thi…
Dutch in Middelburg

De Gouden Bock

Settle at a table in the light and airy dining room of this stylish restaurant or gaze out over the square from the wicker chairs outside. Ingredients are from the region and the menu changes regularly; seafood is a…
Square in Middelburg

Markt

On Thursdays, this huge square in the centre of town hosts a popular market where stalls sell food and household products. Its proximity to the Stadhuis, de Drvkkery bookstore and many cafes and bars makes it popula…