Explore the town of Middelburg, passing historical monuments such as the small palace, and learn why the town hall’s belfry is nicknamed Crazy Beth. Your personal guide teach you about local history and culture.
What to Expect
Your morning or afternoon in Middelburg will start at your hotel, river cruise ship or, if you travel to Middelburg from elsewhere, at the train station. Set off at a relaxing pace to make sure you really get to see, feel and learn all about this town.
Begin from Middelburg's most important plaza, Market Square, and discover the town's gothic town hall. The town hall took almost 100 years to build and it is a fine example of gothic architecture. The building took several generations of an architectural family to complete and it was finally finished in 1520. Learn about the hall's belfry, nicknamed "Crazy Beth", as the time on the clock tends to run late compared to "Long John", the other clock tower in Middelburg.
Afterwards, head out on a walk through the historic streets of Middelburg, while taking in famous monuments such as the Sint Joris Militia building. Continue on towards the city's palace, the Van de Perre Huis, all while learning the history of the medieval city. Discover how Middelburg became the capital of Zeeland and take in a handful of its 1,100 stunning monuments.
- Private tour in chosen language
- Experienced, knowledgeable, and friendly guide
- Entrance to town hall
- All local taxes
What's Not Included
- Food and drinks
Corner of Stadhuisstraat/Simpelhuisstraat, close to the old town hall.
Know Before You Go
This tour involves approximately 2.5 hours walking. Please wear comfortable shoes and do not bring any heavy bags.
Up to 14 days before start of service: full refund.
14 days to 8 days before start of service: 50% of applicable rate.
7 days to 72 hours before start of service: 75 % of the applicable rate.
72 hours before start of service: full rate.