The 116 best places to visit during a city trip in Middelburg

Go on a discovery in the characteristic Middelburg. Dive into the historic center and discover a rich past. The city, which was founded by Vikings and was important at the time of the VOC, is home to numerous beautiful monuments, beautiful facades and medieval streets. In addition to many sights, you will also find a lot of special shops, boutiques, nice squares and cozy places to taste delicious dishes in Middelburg.

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Omoda Schoenen

Can you resist the temptation of the extensive collection at Omoda? Or do you pamper yourself with new shoes, boots or a beautiful bag?

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At the InMiddels there is plenty to experience. Drinking coffee, eating a salad, shopping, finding a gift, taking yoga class. Discover this and much more.

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Sebastian den Herder

Here you will find the most beautiful vintage and designer garments for women. Also the showcases are full of special jewellery and bags.

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Our recommendations for a delicious lunch in Middelburg

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This is the first church in Middelburg specially built for Protestant worship. Due to his appearance, he is prominently present in the city.

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De Koepoort Appartementen

Enjoy a unique experience and spend the night in the centuries-old, only remaining city gate of Middelburg from 1735.

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IJssalon Fresco

Take a seat on the playful chairs and enjoy a delicious ice cream. Everything is made according to your own recipe. Let yourself be surprised!

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This former town hall houses the most admirable museum in Middelburg. The art collections are innovative and constantly change.

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5 places in Middelburg that make lunch and coffee unique

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At PLANTaardig Dig you can go for organic seeds, plants, cuttings and tools. Or you can follow a nice workshop!

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Jell's Lunchcafé

Super cozy garden terrace full of plants and flowers where you can enjoy delicious lunch dishes. The service is very friendly and helpful.

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Zeeland Jazz

Step into a soul and jazz world during this multi-day event in June. Jazz legends create a beautiful swinging atmosphere in June.

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De Gouden Bock

Enjoy here with fresh fish and a good glass of wine. With only one meat dish on the menu, the fish take the lead on the menu.

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Best hotels in the center of Middelburg

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Chocolate Lovers

Discover how the best chocolates are made according to your own recipe in the workshop of one of the oldest shops in Middelburg.

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De Herberg

At the Hostel you can go for a drink and a delicious dish. The accessible atmosphere makes you feel right at home.

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Design van Teun

The place in Middelburg for surprising design products. You will find unique lighting, cushions, rugs, crockery and accessories for your interior.

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Take a break in this idyllic spot in Middelburg during a day in town and go in search of Sofie, the kissing girl of Sjer Jacobs.

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From sandwiches and pastries to a delicious afternoon tea. In this welcoming lunchroom you can relax and drink a cup of coffee or tea

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Hofje Onder den Toren

This court is very appropriate to find at the foot of the abbey tower Lange Jan and was created during the Reconstruction of Middelburg.

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This espresso bar and bistro is the ideal place for a cosy stopover. Step inside for good coffee and fresh, seasonal dishes.

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The Spijkerbrug does have very special details. The richly decorated bridge has a lifting mechanism. This allows boats to sail into the harbour.

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Stadsbrouwerij Middelburg

Taste the passion and love for beer in the tasting room with a view of the brewing boilers and yeast tanks. What do you think of a real Hosternokke blonde?

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Visit the Markt and see this beautiful town hall built in a Gothic style by a Flemish architectural family.

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Zeeuws Ministerie van Chocolade & Culinaire zaken

Fairtrade chocolate and fresh ingredients form the basis of the handmade chocolates made in our own workshop.

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JA tassen

For special handmade bags go to JA tassen. The bags are tough and made of leather. You can also have your own custom bag made.

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Ippy edelsmid

From beautiful wedding rings to self-designed creations. At goldsmith Ippy they know how to create a custom made piece of jewellery that suits you.

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Eetkamer Likkepot

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy the peace on the terrace or inside. This can be done while enjoying honest coffee and Zeeuwe dishes.

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Iike yourself in the 17th century and walk through the narrow street of the Kuiperspoort. In the old days, barrels and vats were made on this street.

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El Kantra

When you enter this store you feel like you are in the atmospheres of 1001 night. The assortment contains beautiful products from Morocco, Tunisia and India.

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De Juf

Smell the smell of freshly baked pies and biscuits. Taste the delicious flavors during a high tea and enjoy the moment with a cup of mint tea.

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Skandinavien is a cozy shop where you will find the best home accessories, small furniture and gift items in the Scandinavian style.

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Hotel de Nieuwe Doelen

This cosy family hotel is housed in a listed building and comprises 34 modern rooms. With its own bar, atmospheric lounge and luxurious wellness.

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The mussel festivals are a true concept in Middelburg. For three days there is delicious food, dancing and music made by street musicians.

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The two beautifully renovated rooms of this bed and breakfast are located in the heart of historic Middelburg. Delicious breakfast at Expresszo.

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Molen De Hoop

This round railing mill from 1735 at the Vlissings Bolwerk in Middelburg is held by a group of volunteer millers.

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Formerly a shooting range, inn and hospital, nowadays a grand-café and cinema with a beautiful view over the city centre from the tower.

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Unique apartment with private bathroom and kitchen in the center of Middelburg with beautiful views from the roof terrace and free parking.

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In the old days, the authentic abbey was used as a monastery and the monks lived here. There is also a museum and office.

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Hotel Bruno

This mini hotel is centrally located. The 6 quirky rooms each have a unique character. Let yourself be amazed and surprised in this unique place.

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Fromagerie Forianne

This is the cheese shop in Middelburg. Since 1998 they have been selling a wide range of delicious products and delicacies.

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Find relaxation at Restaurant Basalt and enjoy dishes prepared with Zeeland and seasonal ingredients during lunch or dinner.

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B&B 't Poorthuys

B&B't Poorthuys is located in a National Monument from around 1530, within walking distance of the city centre and offers attractive, modern furnished rooms.

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At the Vriendschap they conjure up original dishes, made from fresh and honest ingredients, with a smile on your plate.

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Boutiquehotel Princenjagt

Enjoy a luxurious overnight stay in the heart of Middelburg in this small-scale, charming boutique hotel with stunning views of the marina.

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Het Packhuys

At this charming restaurant at the harbour, all dishes are prepared with only fresh local ingredients and you can taste that.

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Frietboetiek b'tje Anders

At this best fries shop in Zeeland they do everything a little differently. They peel the fresh loads of potatoes themselves into delicious fries.

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Here you go to score a unique object. From Indian to industrial products, you'll find it all in this beautifully furnished property.

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Abeelboom B&B

This charming, quietly located B&B with two rooms is located opposite the abbey and the Zeeuws museum in the heart of Middelburg.

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Wijnspeciaalzaak 12% of meer

For a delicious bottle of wine that suits you perfectly, go to 12% or more. Besides wines you can also go there for other delicious delicacies.

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The last remaining city gate in Middelburg is a nice starting point for a walk along the stronghold.

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This trendy coffee bar is located in the centre of Middelburg. With its delicious cakes and fresh coffee, your taste buds will be caressed.

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Admire the beautiful mansions and warehouses from the VOC period and look for a cosy restaurant or terrace in the port of Middelburg.

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Luuks Brood & Patisserie

It smells old-fashioned good in here. Luuk bakes dessert bread as it used to be baked. In the store you are also good for breakfast and lunch.

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Pamper yourself with a nice scarf, beautiful jewelry or stylish clothes. Here every fashion-conscious woman who is looking for fine, sustainable items succeeds.

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Lange Jan

Located in the middle of the historic centre of Middelburg stands the abbey tower de Lange Jan. You can climb the 90.5 meter high tower yourself.

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Zeeuws Museum

Immerse yourself in the history of Zeeland and give your eyes a living in the Zeeuws museum. You will find yourself in a treasure trove full of history and art.

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De Drvkkery

This is a special cultural meeting place in Middelburg. There are book presentations, activities, music performances and a brasserie.

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It is a pleasure for young and old to visit this shop. The combination of Scandinavian and Dutch articles makes the store special.

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Vliegendt Hert

The place for a complete wine experience. In the historic building in this fantastic location you will find a restaurant, wine bar and liquor store.

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La Vaca Kreatief

The creative can make his move at La Vaca. The team will be happy to think along with you to realize all your ideas and find the right product.

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Looking for a nice place for coffee with pastries, lunch, drinks, high tea, high wine or high beer? Actually, you can always go here.

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NS Station Middelburg

This train station is located south-east of the city centre. Walk to the city centre in more than 5 minutes via the Binnenhaven.


Sint John

Enjoy authentic while enjoying a cup of freshly roasted coffee in this eighteenth century building! And there's a lot more goodies.


Desafinado Jazz Eetcafe

The combination of music, food and drinks creates a cozy casual atmosphere. Swing along with the live music and enjoy a delicious beer.


ApartHotel Waepen van Middelburg

Aparthotel is a combination of the words apartment and hotel. They offer all the convenience of a hotel and independence of an apartment.

De Tuin van Broeder Ludovicus

The only organic food shop in Middelburg with a wider range of vegetables, fruits, fresh bread and gluten-free products.


La Piccola Italia

According to many, this must be the best Italian in Middelburg. Tasteful pizzas with delicious thin bottom from the smoker. All freshly made.


Brasserie Franklin

Taste what Zeeland has to offer in terms of meat, fish and vega. Enjoy tasteful dishes in a contemporary twist.


Viskiosk Het Beste Maatje

Of course, a small fish should not be missed when visiting Middelburg. So make a stop at this high rated kiosk in the AD herring test.


De Zwarte Ruiter op 't Witte Paart

The oldest café in Middelburg with unique garden terrace can be found on Dam Square. You are welcome for a nice drink or delicious menu.


Het Koffiepand

Everything at the Koffiepand is organic, vegetarian & no waste. Delicious coffee & tea, homemade cakes & cakes and freshly made sandwiches.


Hotel de Sprenck

Beautifully located in quiet area, Art Nouveau hotel on the edge of the city center with friendly staff, private parking and sunny terrace.

Volkssterrenwacht Philippus Lansbergen

Every Friday evening at the Observatory the doors are open to admire the starry sky in the Observatory in clear weather.



At Honeypie you can enjoy delicious sweet cakes, pastries and bagels. In addition, you have a choice of a high tea or a delicious chocolate tea.


De Slapende Leeuw

The 17th century house is centrally located in beautiful Middelburg. The two rooms are fully equipped and a delicious breakfast every morning.


Flagship store with two floors full of fashion and lifestyle, what more do you want? From women's, kids and men's clothing to items for your interior.


Hotel Loskade 45

Hotel Loskade 45 is a small family hotel where you quickly feel at home, spend the night in beautiful rooms and focus on guests, atmosphere and environment.

Muziekpodium De Spot

There's always something fun to do in this small temple for music, theatre and dance. On stage there were already many established names and young talent.


Chocolaterie Burger

In this chocolaterie, which has a long family history, you can make your move and there is something for everyone. Nice as a gift or for yourself.



Marco or Stephanie will be happy to give you a detailed explanation about the 250 types of specialbeer from the range including IPAs, stouts and porters.


Café Tympaan

Enjoy live music in the centuries-old monumental building De Roode Toren, relax on the terrace or will it be beer or wine tastings?


Cinema Middelburg

Take a movie together? In this cinema, the better arthouse films are shown daily in the small hall with its characteristic beamed ceiling.


Lieve Hemel

Old times revive at Lieve Hemel. Besides nice furniture also tableware, lamps, vintage bags, saints statues and retro items.



The exotic ZanziBar is located in picturesque Middelburg. It is a nice place to relax and eat or have a drink.


Bliek Meesterbakkers

When you spend a day in Middelburg, you should definitely visit Bliek Meesterbakkers to try their mouth-watering bolus or panito bread.


Pluk de dag

At Pluk de dag you will find the most beautiful bouquets and decoration for the home or outside. Smell the delicious scents and walk around among the flowers.


Restaurant Scherp

Would you like a dinner party with delicious creations, service with a big smile and real Zeeland products? Then go eat at restaurant Sharp.


Moois en meer

Hammam towels, delicious soap, beautiful vintage suzani dress and so on. At Moois en meer you will find timeless, artisanal items.


Zeeuwse Streken

Fish restaurant where you can enjoy Zeeland dishes uncomplicated. Fresh seafood, right out of the sea directly on your plate along with local greetings.


B&B Slapen bij Scherp

Stay in this charming B&B where each apartment has its own terrace, kitchen and bathroom and you can dine in the adjacent restaurant.

Logement 't Oude Bierhuys

This guest house with both double room and a charming cottage is located on a quiet, cosy square. Daily rich breakfast at the St. Johns.

Hotel The Roosevelt

This beautiful boutique hotel features spa facilities, a tasteful restaurant, rooms and suites with high ceilings, climate control, rain shower.


In this shop you will find the best gifts for all ages. They have everything in the category of house, kitchen, kids and DIY.


Logement 't Huys ter Hooghe

Logement't Huys ter Hooghe is located in a monumental building near the marina. The apartment is fully equipped and suitable for 2 people.

Ecco schoenen

The wide collection of ECCO women's and men's shoes stands for high quality and pure Scandinavian design.


Sjakie's Chocolademuseum

Visit the most delicious chocolate museum in the world. Experience the whole story from bean to chocolate in an atmospheric space.


Café Bommel

The menu is tasteful and varied with dishes from all over the world. The terrace is ideal for a drink or coffee with homemade cake.


Grand-café Kloveniersdoelen

In the monumental building at the beginning of the Langeviele shopping street you will find trendy grand-café Kloveniersdoelen, a sunny garden terrace and a cinema.


Terre des Hommes

In this thrift shop clothes, shoes, accessories, toys, books and appliances get a second life. Gain goes to a child in need!


Rondvaart Middelburg

Learn about the historic buildings and warehouses from the VOC time during a nostalgic cruise through the beautiful canals or rent a canoe yourself.


Café Seventy Seven

Cozy brown café with terrace on the Markt. Is crowded by both young and old audiences and is popular among locals and students.


Brasserie Eiggenwijzz

This modern brasserie is run by young people with learning disabilities. They let you enjoy a quick or extensive lunch.


B&B Montancourt Middelburg

You can stay in the Grachtenkamer, Herenkamer or Garden Room and taste the atmosphere of the 19th century in this historic heritage located on the quay near the centre.

The Tube

The shop in Middelburg for skate, snow and surf related items such as boards, clothing and sneakers. The staff will be happy to give you good advice.


Studio Blique

Let Studio Blique inspire you for a new outfit. The latest trends are reflected in the collections of more than 80 fashion brands.


De Zeeuwse Suites

The two charming and tastefully furnished apartments located in a listed building are a great base for visiting Middelburg.

B&B de Kloostertuin

In a quiet location in the centre of Middelburg is this fine B&B with a welcoming atmosphere and the rooms are equipped with all comforts.


Explore Middelburg and surroundings with a rental bike or e-bike from De Cycle Hub. In addition to a workshop, there is also a storage room and bicycle café with sunny terrace.


De FrietKiosk

French fries of the most beautiful potatoes from the Zeeland clay, homemade ketchup & mayonnaise and organic juices, what more do you want?


't Smulhoekje

Also such a fancy for a nice ice cream or fries? Then take a seat on the terrace of't Smulhoekje located between park Molenwater and the Bolwerk.


Dille & Kamille

It's always fun to look around Dille & Kamille. Especially for foodies and people with green fingers you will definitely succeed here for a gift.


Van de Storm in de Stilte

Comfortable bed and breakfast in listed building just 5 minutes from the center. Very welcoming welcome and a full daily breakfast.



In the creative Beadle you will find a unique collection consisting of beautiful jewelry, Zeeland buttons, Dutch beads and many other fun items.


Parkeergarage Achter de Houttuinen

This car park is located on the west side below the shopping centre of the same name. Convenient parking rate and about 10 minutes walk to the center.


Tourist Shop Middelburg

Curious what to do in Middelburg? Thanks to the current information at this information point, you quickly know what to experience.


Molenwater pleintje

You can park unlimited here instead of the maximum parking time of 2 hours as it normally applies in the city centre of Middelburg.


P+R Station Middelburg

Parking at the station on the south side of Middelburg is a cheap option. The city centre can be reached quickly via the station bridge.


Parkeergarage De Geere

Located on the southwest side a few minutes walk from the city centre. Good starting point for visiting the city and relatively favorable rates.

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