Out & About

Come and explore Zeeland. Discover what the province has to offer in the way of holidays and great days out. There are beautiful beaches, breath-taking nature reserves, dunes, dikes and water sports hotspots; not to mention the region’s fun-filled attractions, museums, events, shopping and regional culinary specialities to enjoy. Whether you prefer heading out and about on foot, on horseback, by bike or in the car, Zeeland has it all.

Exploring Zeeland by bike and on foot

The countryside in Zeeland is perfect for long walks and cycle rides. It has an expansive network of footpaths and cycle routes that take you along quiet country lanes, through magnificent landscapes, past quaint villages, across impressive dikes and along the headland to the region´s most beautiful spots. We can recommend The Cycle Network and The Walking Network as an ideal way of planning your own route. Alternatively, the region’s VVV Tourist Offices have themed routes that you can pick up from any of the tourist offices or buy online from the webshop.

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A day at the beach

Sun, swimming and a sea breeze: the beautiful beaches in Zeeland are perfect for a relaxing day out, but did you know that you can also go land sailing on Blokart land yachts or sliding off the Water Jump from at least four metres high? Then of course there are the beach festivals Beach Boom and Concert at Sea on the Brouwersdam: fun for all on Zeeland’s beaches!

Head to the beach

Water sports

There are plenty of exciting things for water sports enthusiasts to do in Zeeland. There is land sailing on Blokart land yachts, big wave surfing, wakeboarding, kite surfing… in other words, a thrill seeker’s paradise. Brouwersdam is one of the best places for water sports with the biggest variety of activities and the Water Jump is definitely a must for the adrenaline junkies among you.

Discover Zeeland’s water sports

Arts and Culture

Be inspired, moved, amazed and above all entertained by Zeeland’s museums, galleries, art routes and festivals. See how Zeeland and its exceptional quality of light has inspired so many artists, and if it’s exercise you are looking for, why not combine culture with a walk or a cycle through the exquisite countryside on one of Zeeland’s art tours.

Discover Zeeland’s arts and culture

Scenic routes

Miles and miles of beautiful footpaths and cycle routes waiting to lead you through Zeeland: explore Zeeland’s finest spots whilst in-line skating, cycling, walking or on horseback. We have compiled numerous scenic routes to take you past Zeeland’s highlights: along the coast, past quiet lagoons, mudflats full of birds and through the magnificent countryside; and if you are more of a city type, we also have routes that criss-cross the province´s historic towns and cities.

Discover Zeeland’s beauty spots


Who wants to sit still when there are so many fantastic things to do? Water sports, Nordic walking, mountain biking, horse riding, walking, climbing at De Pijler, golf and much, much more. Rediscover your passion for sports in Zeeland.

Discover Zeeland’s activities

Nature trails and excursions

The best way to find out more about Zeeland’s areas of natural beauty is to explore them with a guide. There are fun excursions for children too: who hasn’t always wanted to go beachcombing or exploring the woods with a real forester…?

Discover Zeeland’s nature trails and excursions