Brielle, tourist information

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Coat of arms of Brielle
Coat of arms of Brielle

Number of inhabitants: 13.557
Number of national monuments: 364

Summary of Brielle




You can notice that the city is old, because Brielle used to be the fifth city of Holland in the Middle Ages, Brielle is also one of the best-preserved fortified towns in the Netherlands. The city includes parts of the 17th century.


Interesting history of Brielle




You can notice that the city is old, because Brielle used to be the fifth city of Holland in the Middle Ages, Brielle is also one of the best-preserved fortified towns in the Netherlands. The city includes parts of the 17th century.


Points of Interest - Brielle




A number of sights that you should not miss when visiting this city include the: "Saint Catharijnekerk, the old city walls and what is also nice to see is the Arsenal". The Arsenal used to be the city's weapons store and has now been converted into a library. Brielle also has an old mill, called 't Vliegend Hert, which is also worth a visit. Finally, there are the Sloepenloods and the water tower as beautiful sights. Of course there are many more beautiful things to admire, but too many to mention.


Shopping in Brielle


Jacob's Church on the Voorstraat in Brielle
Jacob's Church on the Voorstraat in Brielle

You don't have to travel to Brielle for the shopping offer, because there are not many shops available. You better move to Rotterdam or Spijkenisse.

There are small shops here and there, but not for (extensive) shopping.

Shopping evening: Friday


Things to do in Briellea


Aerial view from the church in Brielle
Aerial view from the church in Brielle

There are also various activities to discover in Brielle, you can visit a museum, go to a theater, cinema or climb a church tower. An overview can be found in the lists in the colored boxes below


MUSEUMS BRIELLEATTRACTIONS BRIELLE
  • Historical Museum Den Briel. This is where the Eighty Years' War comes in. kik here for the site.
  • Saint Catherine's Church climb the tower & view Brielle at a height of 57 meters. Click here for the site.
CINEMAS BRIELLETHEATERS BRIELLE
  • BRES movie, cinema with special program. Click here for the site.
  • BRES theatre. Click here for the site.

Nature & parks in Brielle


Bridge over the South Spui in Brielle
Bridge over the South Spui in Brielle

In and around the town of Brielle you are close to nature, there is a park around the entire fortress, and these are also the City Walls. You can also go to Park Brielsemeer, this park is located between the Hartel canal and the Brielsemeer


Steps in Brielle


Small square on the Koopmansstraat in Brielle
Small square on the Koopmansstraat in Brielle


Brielle is not recommended for walkers. There are many restaurants and several bars. more to have a drink in between, also before steps you're better move to Rotterdam or Spijkenisse.


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