A city walk Zierikzee

Hiking in Schouwen-Duiveland, Zeeland, The Netherlands

Hiking route 738669

Provided by: Groots Genieten

12933 248
4.2 km
01:03 h
239 kcal
4 m
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Description

Zierikzee is best explored on foot. Put on your walking shoes and walk through beautiful old streets and along the Oude Haven.

Monument City
Zierikzee enjoys a protected cityscape for a reason. There are no fewer than 568 monuments, so take the time for this city walk to get a taste of the unique historical atmosphere. The city gained its wealth not only from fishing, but also from trade and industry. You will pass the Burgerweeshuis Zierikzee, a former orphanage, the oldest parts of which date from the fifteenth century.

Sint-Lievensmonstertoren
The most famous building in Zierikzee is the Sint-Lievensmonstertoren from 1506. The tower should have been the tallest in the country, but due to a lack of money, this was canceled. At the Oude Haven you pass the medieval Noord- and Zuidhavenpoort, two of the three remaining city gates of Zierikzee. Further on you will pass by Den Haas, a tower mill from 1727.

Parking Restaurant Fortified city Windmill Museum

Tour tip; Hiking with kids! Routes up to 5 km are ideal

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Directions

# Description Distance
Parkeerplaats centrum (4301EZ, Schouwen-Duiveland, Zeeland, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
Burgerweeshuis Zierikzee (4301AD, Schouwen-Duiveland, Zeeland, The Netherlands) 0.65 km
ZIERIKZEE (Havenpark, 4301JD, Schouwen-Duiveland, Zeeland, The Netherlands) 1.00 km
Den Haas (Den Haas, 4301AS, Schouwen-Duiveland, Zeeland, The Netherlands) 1.98 km
Parkeerplaats centrum (4301EZ, Schouwen-Duiveland, Zeeland, The Netherlands) 4.22 km

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