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Historic Zeeuws-Vlaanderen yet to be discovered by fellow Dutchmen

A very strategic region in the country

Tags: Excerpts from the Windmill

The contemporary Dutch traveler who visits the farthest region of the earth in all likelihood has never set a foot in Zeeuws-Vlaanderen. Formerly very isolated, the southwestern corner of the Netherlands, can now be reached quickly via the Scheldt tunnel while in earlier times a ferry ride was the only viable option. That this Dutch part of Flanders was important to the Netherlands can be determined from the series of fortifications along the southern border.

It is appropriate therefore to explore this strategic region of the Netherlands. A good start is the selection of 23 images below, best seen as an invitation to include Zeeuws-Vlaanderen in any itinerary for another visit to the Netherlands.

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