Environment

Breskens, where the Western Scheldt flows into the North Sea

Breskens is a seaside town in the municipality of Sluis and is situated in Zeeuws-Vlaanderen, province Zeeland. The nearly 5,000 residents of Breskens are also referred to as “Bressiaanders” in Dutch. The location, near the beach and the sea where the river Western Scheldt flows into the North Sea, makes the town of Breskens a great holiday destination for many people. Every year, the Bressiaanders welcome quite some visitors from the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, the UK and France to their restaurants, shops, hotels and holiday homes.

Sea, beach and activities for all ages

The beach is situated close to the city centre of Breskens, making the seaside town particularly worth a visit for many families. You enjoy a day on the beach even more, knowing you don’t have to walk or cycle far with your young children. Moreover, that same beach provides an amazing view of the large ships passing by, as well as the skyline of the city of Vlissingen, the seaside town of Walcheren just across the water. In addition to beach, sea and catering facilities, the environment of Breskens offers a great deal of activities for all ages. We, as residents and enthusiasts of Breskens and Zeeuws-Vlaanderen, have listed for you the most exciting activities. Do you have questions or are you looking for extra tips? Visit our office in the marina of Breskens; we are happy to tell you more. For now, we wish you a great time and hope you enjoy the lovely trips that are to be made in “our” beautiful town of Breskens!