Veere is a delightful historic town full of interesting sights and shops. Outside the town you can discover its delightful surroundings on foot, by bike or on the water. Alongside the marina you can relax with a drink at one of the waterfront bars and watch the boats come in and out. In short, Veere is a town full of history and heritage.
What’s there to see in Veere?
Many of the houses, streets and buildings in Veere’s historic town centre date from the 15th and 16th centuries. The old town hall on the marketplace is definitely worth a visit. Inside there is a tourist information point. Quite handy if you’re looking for information on other attractions in Veere. The town hall and the Schotse Huizen (literally ‘Scottish Houses’, referring to a once-flourishing wool trade with Scotland) now accommodates the Veere museum, which provides you with a fascinating insight into the town’s illustrious past.
One prominent landmark which can be seen from the waters of the Veerse Meer is the Campveerse Tower. It is one of the oldest surviving hostelries in the Netherlands. Now that we’ve mentioned landmarks, one building that can’t missed, either literally or metaphorically, is Veere’s Grote Kerk. Our last tip in Veere is the Stenen beer: this is an old stronghold dating back to the time of Napoleon. Nowadays you can take a stroll around these amazing fortifications!