Breskens Harbour -
Holland Outdoor Life -
Top: A well equipped camping site close to Breskens.
Right: The yacht harbour at Breskens
Below: Dutch coast near Breskens, Dutch pub & travel agency, Dutch windmill, landscape on the way to Sluis a nearby famous holiday resort, tranquility at Dutch beaches
Holland Info Links
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Breskens Harbour -
Dutch North Coast Westerly From Rotterdam
Netherlands also referred to as Holland though this properly applies to only the two coastal provinces extending northwards from the river Rhine.
This is the 'hollow lands' most of it which lie below sea level and much of Dutch history has been concerned with the reclamation and defence of their lands. The coastal lands, from Den Helder to Hook of Holland consist of sand dunes strenghtened to form a protective barrier for the low lying lands to the east. Farther north the sand dune line is interrupted forming the West Friesian Islands behind which lies the Wadden Zee. The northern coastlands comprise much of the provinces of Groningen and Friesland, forming rich farming country. The central and southern coastlands maintain a intensity of agriculture which is rarely equalled. Further regions are the Rhine-
Walking the Dutch Coast & Amsterdam
"Footloose" Serie Travel video of coastal path between Hoek Van Holland and Haarlem and discovering Amsterdam..
Rotterdam stands 29km from the sea, to which it is linked by a ship canal, the New Waterway. The port is the biggest in the world accommodating over 6500 ships annually. Along the New Waterway is the largest industrial district in the Netherlands, the activities include shipyards that can build 500 ton tankers, and many marine engineering works. Visitors should not miss a visit to Amsterdam the Dutch capital with its many romantic waterways and vast offer of nearly unlimited entertainment..
Shipping and Boats -
Holland is well known for its flower plantations