Goes, or known locally as Hoes Hanzestad (Hanseatic town), is centrally located on Zuid-Beveland. It is a versatile town with numerous shops, terraces and historic monuments. It came through World War II and the North Sea flood and developed into a regional hotspot.
Going on holiday in the Netherlands means you cannot count on good weather. No problem. You'll be fine in Goes. For instance in the tropical atmosphere in Omnium. Put on your swimming gear and dive into the tropical pool, including a Lazy River and exciting slides, or explore the tropical forest where you can find more than 350 plants, reptiles and birds.
Address: Zwembadweg 3
Just its decoration, makes the Ambachtscentrum (Handicraft centre) worth a visit already. Characteristic dwelling with typical old Dutch facades were built around a romantically illuminated market square. This is where craftspeople are plying their trades and explain about it. Children are allowed to create little workpieces at the different crafts, so you will not go home empty-handed. Address: Kattendijkseweg 27
Slot Oostende is a recent addition to the town's hotel and restaurant services. Within a short period of time, this has grown into a local favourite, due to its unique location and decoration. This historical location no serves as a town brewery and restaurant. But you can also join an informative tour or participate in a beer brewing workshop or tasting.
Address: Singelstraat 5
Zeeland lives from, with and on the water. Experience this during an adventurous day out on the clipper ‘Avontuur’, being a sailing piece of national heritage, with its 104 years old. The original clipper will take you across the renowned Oosterschelde. If you are lucky, you will come across seals and porpoises underway!
Address: Houtkade 22
The old streets and narrow alleys of this town in Zeeland are filled with an array of small shops and large chains. Should you want to visit Goes on a Tuesday or Saturday, you will find a large market on Grote Markt (which appropriately means: Large Market). Countless stalls sell all kinds of trinkets.
This article was made possible by contribution of: VVV Goes