Oostvoorne Tourism

Oostvoorne is a town in the Dutch province of South Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Westvoorne, and lies about 9 km (6 mi) north of Hellevoetsluis. In 2001, the town of Oostvoorne had 5,403 inhabitants, the built-up area of the town was 1.9 km2 (1 sq mi), and contained 2,274 residences. The statistical area "Oostvoorne", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 7,270. Oostvoorne was a separate municipality until 1980, when it became part of Westvoorne. Oostvoorne was since before World War II the only location in the Netherlands were automobiles were permitted on the beach. In 1992 it was proposed to close the beach to cars resulting in consultations and negotiations lasting many years. The provincial government finally decided to close it permanently on October 15, 2004. In the centre of Oostvoorne are the ruins of a motte-and-bailey castle, built around the second half of the 12th century by the Lords of Voorne, which also served as a residence for Jacqueline, Countess of Hainaut (Jacoba van Beieren).

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A place in Netherlands, Oostvoorne is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Rotterdam, Netherlands. Add Rotterdam to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Amsterdam Museum, Jewish Cultural Quarter, The Rembrandt House Museum. Also, to reach Oostvoorne, you'll have to take a flight to Rotterdam; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A vacation to Oostvoorne can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Oostvoorne.

  • Know the pollution level of Oostvoorne before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 34.38 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 28.57 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 28.13 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 28.13 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15.63 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Oostvoorne for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Oostvoorne.

    • Burglary and Theft 36.11 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 32.35 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 27.78 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 26.39 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 27.78 (Low)
    • Drug offense 33.33 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 68.06 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 30.56 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 18.06 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 40.28 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Oostvoorne is 180.72 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 69.02 (High)
    • Climate Index 87.81 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 32.39 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 31.2 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 72.18 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 91.11 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.98 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 84.71 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Oostvoorne

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.76 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 97.41 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 81.55 USD

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