The Region



(Distance 800 Meter)

The distance to Groede is about 800 metres, and to the beach, which has parking facilities, about 2.5 km.Groede is an attractive little place with a completely-modernised centre, and has three restaurants: “Etablissement 1880” , “De Drie Koningen”.and “De Engel”. The surrounding beaches are clean, and there are many other nice places to visit. Attractions in the neighbourhood include Groede itself, Breskens (fishery), Aerdenburg, Sluis and various other little places, and a little further lie Knokke, Brugge, Gent and Antwerp.


(Distance about 2 km)
Breskens is an old fishing port, which is still active at present. You will discover more of Bresken’s history in its maritime museum. There are many restaurants and shops, and a VVV, which can give you information about the many attractions in our neighbourhood. For pedestrians as well as cyclists, there is also a fast ferry service to Vlissingen from Breskens.


(Distance about 10 km)There is an international character to Sluis, as it is so close to the Belgian border, and there are many tourists the whole year round. Numerous shops are found in several cosy streets. In Sluis there is a choice of 30 restaurants.”De Kaai” with its many outdoor eating areas, is well worth a visit. In the vicinity you also find a waterway between Bruges and the North Sea, “het Zwin”, dating from 1400.The fortifications built by Prins Maurits in 1600, are also very interesting.


(Distance about 25 km)
Bruges is a city with a rich history, which has been largely preserved.Previously, it was the centre for textiles, and it was the commercial centre of Northern Europe in the 14th century. The city has a medieval feel as it has retained its history, and there are numerous attractions and idyllic spots. It is, in a nutshell, an attraction with international appeal. As an alternative to travelling by car, you can also reach Bruges by boat from Damme, which is not far from Sluis


(Distance about 50 km)
While time seems to have stood still in Bruges, Gent has combined her rich past with today’s bustling lifestyle. There are not only many medieval buildings but also, elegant shopping streets, magnificent mansions and,workers’districts,dating from the beginning of the 20th century, with lots of students and busy small squares,where,on balmy summer evenings, one can stay until the small hours of the morning.