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Belfort van Sluis - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Groote Markt 1, 4524 CD Sluis, Netherlands

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About Belfort van Sluis

The belfry of Sluis is a town hall whose construction may have started in 1386 . It is the only belfry located within the borders of present-day Netherlands, next to the Wijnhuistoren in Zutphen. Originally it was called the gatehouse and was intended for meetings and parties, by analogy with the Poortersloge in Bruges . Next door was the aldermen 's house .


Attractions Near Belfort van Sluis

BIZARIUM
BIZARIUM0.2km from Belfort van Sluis

Bizarium is a museum located in Sluis , in the province of Zeeland . The museum is located in a historic building. The collection consists of bizarre inventions that never caught on. Most of the items in the collection are reconstructions based on old drawings and patents, in addition to some original pieces. The museum was founded by the designer duo Marc De Jonghe and Ann Geerinck.

Gemeentelijk Archeologisch Museum Aardenburg

This is an archaeological museum, located in the Zeeland town of Aardenburg in the municipality of Sluis , Zeelandic Flanders. The museum contains many objects from the Roman era and the Middle Ages , especially pottery such as rubbing dishes, drinking cups, piggy banks and large fireboxes, but also bone and metal utensils and bronze and terracotta gods figurines. In the garden behind the museum are the foundations of a Gallo-Roman temple.

Verdronken Zwarte Polder
Verdronken Zwarte Polder9.4km from Belfort van Sluis

The Verdronken Zwarte Polder is a nature reserve on the coast of Zeeuws-Vlaanderen located at the mouth of the Western Scheldt near Nieuwvliet . The area is owned and managed by the Zeeuwse Landschap Foundation.

Speel- en bunkerpark Groede Podium
Speel- en bunkerpark Groede Podium11.53km from Belfort van Sluis

Groede Podium is a wooded area located in the Proostpolder at Catsweg 3, north of the village of Groede , which was formerly also known as Het Vlaemsche Duyn . It is located one and a half kilometers south of the seacoast, formed here by the Wielingen.It concerned eleven bunkers , which were grouped as if it were a small village, complete with streets and lawns. The bunkers were camouflaged as houses and were also given matching names such as Villa Saarland and Villa Freundlich.

Waterdunen
Waterdunen13.43km from Belfort van Sluis

Waterdunen is a nature and recreation area under construction in West Zeeland Flanders. This 350-hectare nature and recreation area was created from 2012 on the site where the Napoleonhoeve campsite and a large arable area were previously located. It is one of the iconic attraction in this area and attracts a lot of visitors.

Waterdunen natuurgebied
Waterdunen natuurgebied13.59km from Belfort van Sluis

Waterdunen is a nature and recreation area under construction in West Zeeland Flanders. This 350-hectare nature and recreation area was created from 2012 on the site where the Napoleonhoeve campsite and a large arable area were previously located.Many migratory birds are expected in the future area, as it is located at a very strategic point. Many migratory birds make the crossing over the Western Scheldt from this location.

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Zeeland is the westernmost and least populous province of the Netherlands. It consists of a number of islands and peninsulas. Tourism plays a major role in the province’s economy as the local beaches become tourist hotspots in the summer. German tourists, in particular, flock to Zeeland to enjoy its beautiful weather and stunning beaches.

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