The popular holiday region of Zealand is located in the western end of the Netherlands, borders East Flanders and Antwerp in Belgium, and derives its name from the many islands that form part of it. The region is well known in recent history for having sunk under water since the year 1953 and even today, many parts of Zealand still lie under water.One of the best ways to to enjoy a holiday in this beautiful region is to opt for holiday rentals Zealand, which are available even on the beaches. Choosing to stay in holiday lettings Zealand will give you the amazing opportunity to enjoy stunning views of the enchantingly beautiful pastoral landscape of the region.
Beach holidays in the Netherlands? - It's possible in Zealand!
Zealand boasts several islands and peninsulas that will give you the lasting impression of having had an unforgettable holiday experience There is also a narrow strip of land that is part of Zealand, which lies between the Belgian border and Westerschelde. The number of holiday rentals Zealand available for tourists has been on the up for many years, as tourism has slowly become one of the main economic activities of the region. The beaches of Zealand see many holidaymakers and tourists pouring in from Germany and rest of Europe to enjoy the sun-kissed beaches and pristine clear waters.
Also located on the North Sea like Zealand there are a lot more interesting destinations:
There are also many holiday lettings Zealand available in the surrounding regions of Noord-Beveland, Flanders,Tholen, Schouwen-Duiveland, Walcheren and Zuid Beveland as well. Some of the best beaches are found in this region. Besides breathtakingly beautiful beaches, there is a huge range of delicious culinary delights available in Zealand to suit everyone's tastes and lost of opportunities to visit the theatre and partake in colourful festivals of various kinds for art and culture enthusiasts.
On the footsteps of Netherlands' history - In Zealand
Zealand has also seen its fair share of contests and wars, like the one between the counts of Flanders and Holland which lasted until 1299. One of the main attractions from ancient times is that Zealand has seen the worship of Nehalennia, and several carved votives were found when they were brought up from the depths of Oosterschelde.The region also offers a fascinating insight into the industrial side of its economy, with its factories dealing with metal works, textiles and glassware which can be found mainly along the canal that traverses Zeeuws-Vlaanderen and Ghent. The island of Walcheren is also a huge and popular tourist centre.One of the most interesting things to see in Zealand is the system of water channelling infrastructure that marks the countryside. Choosing holiday rentals Zealand can give you a chance to see some amazing tunnels, dams and bridges. The Western Scheldt Tunnel, which was constructed in 2003, did away with the separation of Zealand by the waterways.