Popular Accommodations in Breskens
Highlights in Breskens
- Beach holiday
- Holidays with dog
- Fishing in the museum
- Festivals and entertainment
- Creative workshops
Most popular in Breskens
Vacation rentals in Breskens
The former fishing village of Breskens is today a popular holiday destination for beach holidaymakers and friends of the beautiful landscape. Because many holiday accommodations are not far from the long sandy beach, which invites you to swim and take a walk. Those who spend their holidays in Breskens in a holiday house or a apartment will therefore never have it far to the sea. Most apartments have a balcony or terrace with a view of the sea. If you book a vacation rental in this seaside resort, you can also get a house with garden and barbecue outside close to the beach.Holidays with your pet
What could be more beautiful than long walks with your four-legged friend. The advantage of a vacation rental in Breskens is that most landlords allow you to take a dog with you. However, you must clarify in advance whether you are allowed to take your dog into the apartment. A small surcharge for the additional resident is often required.
Holiday in Breskens
Location and orientation
Bresken, also called Bresjes by the local population, is the northernmost part of Luis in Zeeuws Vlaanderen. The village is located at the mouth of the Schelde directly at the North Sea and offers some beautiful beaches. The approximately 4,800 inhabitants are often called Bressiaonders.Travel by catamaran ferry to Breskens
If you don't have your own car, the best way to reach your vacation rental in Breskens is via Vlissingen with the Veolia Transport Fast Ferries. However, these ferries only transport pedestrians, cyclists and moped riders regularly from Breskens to Vlissingen. The car ferry was stopped after the construction of the Westerschelde tunnel.
Travelers and Activities
Cyclists will have their true joy in Breskens. Along the coast to Cadzand there is an attractive cycle path waiting for you for extensive explorations. The coastal panoramic road, which runs south along the dike, also offers extremely scenic views. From here you have a boundless fantastic lake view.Beach holiday with the dog
Bresken is highly recommended for dog owners who want to go for long walks by the sea with their four-legged friends. In Bresken dogs are allowed on the beach and do not have to be kept on a leash. The only exception are the months May to September, when dogs must be kept on a leash between 10 am and 6 pm.
You can walk along the beach from Breskens to Belgium. On the way there is a lighthouse, impressive Forte and the beautiful Groden area to see.
Top 3 travel tips
The lighthouse Nieuwe Sluis was planned and built by the architect Quirinus Harder in the 19th century. The octagonal structure runs over five floors and is 28.4 metres high. You can find the black and white painted tower at the bank wall at the entrance of the Westerschelde.2. The windmill tour starts in Breskens
In the Netherlands there are some windmills to visit, many of which are in the vicinity of Breskens. If you want to visit a windmill not far from your holiday home, you do not have to leave the village. Just take a look at the local windmill, the Molen van Risseeuw, on Oude Rijksweg.3rd Cultural History in the Fishery Museum
At the marina of Breskens you will find the fishing museum, which tells about the way of life and the economy of the former inhabitants of the region. This museum shows large and small how fishing boats and ships were operated and navigated in former times and how the work as fishermen looked like in former times.
Things to know
If you spend your holidays in Breskens in August, don't miss the days of fishing festivals, which are the highlight of the year for tourists and locals alike. In addition to a large street market, two fairs and many bands and street artists, there are also some attractions for children. The two-day fishing festival always takes place in the middle of August.Creativity is written in capital letters in Breskens
If you not only want to relax during your holiday, but also be creative, you will find an incredibly large creative programme in Breskens. Because in the holiday and bathing resort photo courses, painting seminars, pottery workshops, cooking courses and other creative seminars take place regularly. However, since the demand for such courses is very high, you should book the desired seminar before your arrival.