Veere is a municipality with a population of approximately 22,000 inhabitants (2014 census) and a city with a population of around 1,500 on Walcheren island in Zeeland province, southwestern Netherlands. Veere has a total area of 206.63 km2 (79.78 ml2).
"Veere" is translated as "ferry". In 1281 Wolfert Van Borsselen founded a ferry there. Veere In 1335 Veere received city rights.
The Admiralty of Veere ("Admiraliteit van Veere") was set up as the result of Ordinance on the Admiralty of January 8, 1488 in an attempt to create central naval administration in Burgundian Netherlands.
The region is visited by four million tourists per year. The main attractions include the beaches and the marinas. Storm Surge Barrier on Oosterschelde is Zeeland's most popular visitor attraction. Scoutcentrum Zeeland on Veerse Meer's coast attracts Scout travelers from all around the world.
Veere formed the setting for a book of contemporary fantasy, "Van Loon's Lives", written in 1942 by Hendrik Willem Van Loon, in which protagonists can magically summon the greatest men and women of history for dinner parties, leading to humorous incidents. This book was created at the time when the city of Veere, just like the rest of Netherlands, lay under Nazi occupation. Despite the light-hearted tone, the book indicates writer's longing - living in the US - for homeland whose liberation he was vowed never to see.
Highlights: Scottish House, town hall, Grote Kerk
The Veere cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Veere, Holland.
If you lose the Veere location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Veere cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Veere, Holland. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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