Renesse area

As the northernmost peninsula of Zeeland, Schouwen-Duiveland is 'the crown of Zeeland'

Explore the Area

Renesse bustles! Besides the 17 kilometers of clean and wide beaches, it borders a beautiful nature reserve that stretches from the forests of Westerschouwen to the Brouwersdam. As the northernmost island in the province, Schouwen-Duiveland is the crown jewel of Zeeland.

Prepare to be enchanted by the wonders of Zeeland’s nature. Keep an eye out for seals, porpoises, fallow deer, and all kinds of birds. To help you explore, we offer a variety of picturesque cycling and walking routes that can be picked up at the check-in counter of Hotel Renesse.

Art, Culture & Heritage

Everywhere you look in Zeeland, there are monuments and heritage sites waiting to be explored, including fascinating museums. Visit the Town Hall Museum in Zierikzee or the impressive Flood Museum in Ouwerkerk. Many museums and exhibits showcase the traditional way of life in Zeeland and delve into the region’s captivating history of agriculture, fishery, and trade. We would love to offer you our top recommendations!

Towns and cities

Experience the idyllic side of Zeeland and visit beautiful historic places in cities such as Middelburg, Veere, Zierikzee, and Brouwershaven with their monumental buildings and picturesque streets.

Or how about Bruinisse, also known as “Bru,” the fishing village of Schouwen-Duiveland where you can definitely catch some fresh fish!

Additional Reasons to Visit Zeeland:

  • Enjoy local delicacies like oysters, lobster, sea bass, crab, clams, and mussels
  • So many ways to explore: kiting, surfing, diving, or take a boat cruise on the Oosterschelde
  • There are plenty of exciting activities for children to enjoy, such as exploring the Delta Works, riding the steam train at Ouddorp, or scaling the heights of the Plompetoren.