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Now part of Schouwen-Duiveland
On this map
you can find Brouwershaven.
The healthy land between the Grevelingen
and the Schelde-streams.
At Sunday, November 10, 1577
, Jacob Cats, Poet and Lawyer, was
born in Brouwershaven.
Brouwershaven gives you lots of space at land and in/on the water.
The year around for the whole family.
* Large area of outstanding natural beauty, and historical fillages.
* Recreation and curiosity.
* Situated in sunny Zeeland.
* Aquatic Sports.
* Tourist vessels.
The city of Brouwershaven was originated in 1285
, after landgrave Floris V (Der Keerlen
God) give order to dig a haven in the then by mud locket Duivenee. In 1582
Prince Willem I
gave the rights to build shores, after which Brouwershaven became the looks of a City.
The smalltown had blooming times as fightingcapable city, till the devastating the flooding in1682
, and as one of the busiest blooming seaports of the Netherlands from 1840
Nowadays Brouwershaven is by his unique location near the large Grevelingenmeer a centre
for water- and fishingsport. The commercial port became a marina and in 1973
they build a
The city is sparing his rich history and beautiful housefronts. Worth seeing are the city hall,
build in 1599
, the St. Nicolaaskerk (Saint Nicolaaschurch), build in 1293
, the Jagershuis
(huntershouse) and waaggebouw (weigh-house), the parents-house en statue of Jacob Cats,
mill De Haan and the little mill "Windlust".
Brouwershaven has many shops, lodging- and restaurants. There are also a family doctor
and a dentist.
The city Brouwershaven counts ± 1400 residents. The total community (including the
) counts ± 3600 residents.
All villages are reachable by public transport.To my Homepage