Vlissingen Travel Blog› entry 7 of 13 › view all entries
So you can see both on one day.
I took the train which brought me in one hour and 35 minutes from
Near the station of
The bus stopping place to visit
When you like to walk, you can do the footpath from the station to the centre called “
In historical houses there are lively pubs and restaurants where you can eat or have a drink.
A stroll along the 2 kilometres long seafront is also really a must.
During this walk, you discover more about
The derivation of the name
Together, the ports of Vlissingen-Oost (
Based on handling capacity, they represent the third biggest port in the
Around 250 businesses are based in the port area, with most falling under high-end industry or port-related business. Taken together, they are the engine of the
In the 17th century
Michiel Adriaanszoon de Ruyter is one of the most famous admirals in History of the
De Ruyter is most famous for his role in the Anglo-Dutch Wars of the 17th century
In the Golden Age (Gouden Eeuw) ships from
There’s a museum, called “muZEEum” where you can see the history of
Herring are small, oily fish.
In The Netherlands, herring have played a major role in historical and economic development dating back to the 14th century.
Herring are very high in healthy and also a source of vitamin D.
A typical Dutch delicacy is Hollandse Nieuwe, or soused herring, which is raw herring from the catches around the end of spring and the beginning of summer.
This is typically eaten with raw onions. Hollandse nieuwe is only available in spring when the first seasonal catch of herring is brought in. This is celebrated in festivals
In 2009, the first day of the new herring is on Tuesday, June 9, then you can get the best herring in the