The historic fortress town of Brielle contains many historic buildings. With 371 national monuments and 43 municipal monuments the town has the most listed historic buildings per inhabitant in the Netherlands (together with Harlingen). These include St Catharine’s Church (Sint-Catharijnekerk) dating from the 13th century with its imposing tower, the Asyl voor Zeelieden (Refuge for Mariners), the Poortwachtershuis, the Arsenal and the distinctive fortifications.

You can also find water and polders in the immediate vicinity of the town. The woods, dunes and beach are also nearby. The fortress town of Hellevoetsluis and the many characterful villages in the region are certainly also worth a visit.

03.04 brielle catharijnekerk klein.jpgSint Catharijnekerk, Brielle

brielle vliegend hert.jpgMolen Het Vliegend Hert, Brielle

hellevoetsluis dok kleiner.jpgDok, Hellevoetsluis

hellevoetsluis vuurtoren kleiner.jpgVuurtoren, Hellevoetsluis

To find out more about what there is to do, see and discover in Brielle and environs, visit www.beleefbrielle.nl or www.opvoorneputten.nl
Or watch the video about Voorne-Putten here