Middelburg, the capital of the Dutch province of Zeeland, possesses all the charms of a proud city steeped in tradition. With its historic canalside houses and twisty alleyways, the late Gothic town hall, and the tower known as 'Lange Jan',
Middelburg is full of exciting things to see. With 1200 landmarked buildings, many of which have been incredibly renovated, Middelburg is a city with plenty to see. You can breathe in the rich history of the former VOC trade city and the modern capital of Zeeland at every step. Wander through the alleyways with the pretty old buildings and take a look at the house names, such as 'Appelboom', which appear on the façades of about 300 houses. You can easily spend a day walking through the small alleyways in the old town of Middelburg and along the canals. Or sail along the canals by boat, because canal tours are also on offer in Middelburg. Next, you can visit one of the marvelous restaurants that offer Zeeland specialities. As well as good pubs and cafés, you can also make use of the many shopping opportunities for which Middelburg is famous.