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'''Vlissingen''' is a port town in [[Zeeland]]. It is sometimes referred to in English as '''Flushing'''.
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'''Vlissingen''' is a port town in [[Zeeland]]. It is sometimes referred to in English as '''Flushing'''. It is the second large town of Zeeland, and has 34.000 inhabitants.  
  
The town is industrial in character and is connected by a large canal to [[Middelburg]] and onwards to the [[Veerse Meer]] inland lake.
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The town is industrial in character and is connected by a large canal to [[Middelburg]] and onwards to the [[Veerse Meer]] inland lake. Vlissingen is wellknown because of his 2,6 km long Boulevard.  
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
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==Get around==
 
==Get around==
* By bicycle. The area is well served by cycle lanes and cycle paths. You can easily cycle along the shipping canal to Middelburg which is only a few km away.
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* By bicycle. The area is well served by cycle lanes and cycle paths. You can easily cycle along the shipping canal to Middelburg which is only a few km away. You can also cross the [[Westerschelde]], and cycle to [[Terneuzen]], [[Gent]] or [[Brugge]]. You can also take the bus.
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
* [[Middelburg]] the capital city of Zeeland. This is really more of a large town.
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* [[Middelburg]] the capital city of Zeeland.  
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* [[Goes]] on tuesday there's a market
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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* Het Arsenaal [http://www.arsenaal.com/index2.php Website Arsenaal in Dutch, English and German]
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* Take a walk over the Boulevard
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* Visit 'het muZEEum' [http://www.muzeeum.nl/ Website]
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
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* The largest Supermarket of Zeeland, Albert Heijn XL
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* A Bolus, that's a bread originally from Zeeland
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
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* Grandcafé Stefano's
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* 't Smoske
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* Sofra
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
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* Café Speyk
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
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* Hotel Arion (on the Boulevard)
  
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==
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* Cafe de Dop
  
 
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Revision as of 19:07, 3 March 2008

Vlissingen is a port town in Zeeland. It is sometimes referred to in English as Flushing. It is the second large town of Zeeland, and has 34.000 inhabitants.

The town is industrial in character and is connected by a large canal to Middelburg and onwards to the Veerse Meer inland lake. Vlissingen is wellknown because of his 2,6 km long Boulevard.

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Get in

Vlissingen has two railway stations and is the end on the line Roosendaal- Vlissingen. There arrives a train every half hour. Vlissingen is the end of the motorway A58 (Eindhoven- Vlissingen)

Get around

  • By bicycle. The area is well served by cycle lanes and cycle paths. You can easily cycle along the shipping canal to Middelburg which is only a few km away. You can also cross the Westerschelde, and cycle to Terneuzen, Gent or Brugge. You can also take the bus.

See

  • Middelburg the capital city of Zeeland.
  • Goes on tuesday there's a market

Do

Buy

  • The largest Supermarket of Zeeland, Albert Heijn XL
  • A Bolus, that's a bread originally from Zeeland

Eat

  • Grandcafé Stefano's
  • 't Smoske
  • Sofra

Drink

  • Café Speyk

Sleep

  • Hotel Arion (on the Boulevard)

Get out

  • Cafe de Dop
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