Zierikzee Tourism

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Zierikzee (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈzi.rɪk.ˌseː]) is a small city, located on the former island of Schouwen in the Dutch province of Zeeland. It is a part of the municipality of Schouwen-Duiveland, and lies about 26 km southwest of Hellevoetsluis. Zierikzee received city rights in 1248 and was an independent municipality until 1997. The city is connected to the Oosterschelde by a 2 km long canal. In 2001, the town of Zierikzee had 10,313 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 3.0 km², and contained 4,295 residences.The statistical area "Zierikzee", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 10,730. In 1953, Zierikzee was damaged by the catastrophic North Sea flood of 1953. The English town of Hatfield sent help and a friendship has developed. The two towns have been twinned. There was a sea battle in 1304. In 2015, the last surviving example of the city's defensive cannons; cast in 1552, was donated to the city by the British coastguard. The coastguard had recovered it from a commercial diver, during a criminal investigation. The diver had found it off the Kent coast.


Planning a vacation to Zierikzee in Netherlands? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. Zierikzee is located at a short trip away from Rotterdam a major city in Netherlands. Take a short trip from Zierikzee and set some time aside to explore the Rotterdam. Dotted with places like Amsterdam Museum, Jewish Cultural Quarter, The Rembrandt House Museum; it will definitely be a good idea. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Rotterdam The Hague Airport. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Zierikzee*

  • Living in Zierikzee - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 85.1 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 50 (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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Zierikzee

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Zierikzee

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.19 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.33 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 98.68 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 95.39 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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