Bourtange Tourism

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Bourtange (Dutch pronunciation: [ˌbuːrˈtɑŋə]; Gronings: Boertang) is a village with a population of 430 in the municipality of Vlagtwedde in the Netherlands. It is situated in the region Westerwolde in the east of the province of Groningen near the German border. Fort Bourtange was built in 1593 during the Dutch Revolt and was used until 1851. The star fort was restored to its mid-18th-century state in 1960 and it is currently an open-air museum.


Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Bourtange, Netherlands. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. After your splendid visit to Bourtange, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Volendam. Volendam, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Cheese Factory Volendam, Roompot Vakanties Marinapark Volendam, Foto De Boer. Also, to reach Bourtange, you'll have to take a flight to Volendam; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Bourtange.

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