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Veere

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Veere is a beautiful village on the edge of the inland lagoon Veerse Meer in Zeeland.

Its cobbled streets and lovely old buildings with a large church and tower overlooking the village. On one side of the village is a boat filled canal connecting to Veerse Meer and along which the village lies.

To the other end of the village and more or less out of sight is where the shipping canal connecting Veerse Meer to Middelburg and the port of Flushing


Get in[edit]

  • Road from Middelburg. Distance is about 5km, maybe less.
  • There is a separate cycle pathway parallel to the road all the way from Middelburg.

Get around[edit]

  • By bike
  • By car

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  • The windmill at the road entering the village.

Veerse Meer[edit]

The 'Veerse Meer is an inlet that has now been closed off to the sea by a dyke. It is probably about 25km long and no more than 1 km at its maximum width which is towards the coast.

Harbour on Veerse Meer near vilage of Wolphaartsdijk. Taken June 2007

The area is ideal place for a cycling holiday because it is so flat, has an excellent network of cycle lanes and pathways. The area around is dotted with a number of very quaint villages and there are numerous caravan and camping parks.

The are numerous harbours filled with boats making this a very popular boating area.

At the Western end of the lake where it is separated from the sea, there is a nice beach on the seaward side which looks okay for swimming.

The Veerse Meer was originally an inlet and it was closed off to the sea by a dyke. It is still a salt water lagoon.

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Sailing, boating, wind surfing and cycling at the Veerse Meer.

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There are lots of camping grounds located around the Veerse Meer.

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