Grevelingendam - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
The Grevelingendam is a dam in the Netherlands , located between the provinces of South Holland and Zeeland . The N59 runs over the 5.8 kilometer long dam. It is 5.8 kilometers long and connects the islands of Goeree-Overflakkee and Schouwen-Duiveland. The dam separates the Grevelingenmeer from the Krammer, which is actually part of the Oosterschelde, and part of the Volkerak.
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The Philipsdam is part of the Delta Works . With the construction of the Philipsdam, the Krammer and Volkerak waters were immediately closed off from the Oosterschelde . The Philipsdam runs from the Grevelingendam to Sint Philipsland - after which the dam is named - and is signposted as N257.
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The Krabbenkreek is a body of water between the former islands of Tholen and Sint Philipsland in the Dutch province of Zeeland. It flows into the Mastgat in the west and on the east it ended in the former Eendracht, the present -day Scheldt-Rhine Canal. The Krabbenkreekdam was constructed in 1972 for shipping on this canal.
9.75km from Grevelingendam
The Museum Goemanszorg is a museum in Dreister in a restored 18th century farmhouse. In the museum you can see a fully furnished farmhouse from around 1900 with a dignified, authentic cellar, a bestée , a kitchen and an opkaemer. A beautiful garden has been created around the museum with old agricultural crops, kruujen and 'oogstamfruit trees. The large barn is full of work for the cultivation of flax and madder.
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Flood Museum in Ouwerkerk, Netherlands is the "National Knowledge and Remembrance Centre for the Floods of 1953" and offers an in-depth picture of the events during and after the flood of 1 February 1953. The museum was officially opened on 2 April 2001. The museum also educates visitors about water safety, and the museum collects global knowledge about flooding.
14.55km from Grevelingendam
The Zierikzee Town Hall Museum is a regional museum in Schouwen-Duiveland , in the Dutch province of Zeeland , that tells the story of the city of Zierikzee and of the municipality of Schouwen-Duiveland. The museum is located in the old, 16th-century town hall of Zierikzee on the Meelstraat, right in the center of the old port city. Via the town hall museum you can also visit 's Gravensteen , the old town prison of Zierikzee.
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The Sint-Lievensmonstertoren is a 62 meter high tower in Zierikzee in the Dutch province of Zeeland . The church tower of the former Sint-Lievenskerk is popularly referred to as the 'thick tower'. The accompanying church was destroyed by a fire in 1832.
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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.