Middelburg is a town, municipality and the capital city of Zeeland province (southwestern Netherlands) with total area approx 53 km2 (21 ml2) and population around 48,000.. It was granted city rights in 1217. The nearest river cruise port is Vlissingen - located approx 7 km (4 ml) to the south. Zeeland province also includes the former islands Noord-Beveland, Zuid-Beveland and Walcheren.
Middelburg is railway connected to Amsterdam, Almere, Goes, Hague, Leiden, Roosendaal, Vlissingen, Rotterdam, with trains leaving every hour. The nearest international airport (Schiphol) is in Amsterdam.
During WW2 (1939-45), in May 1940, about 1/3 of the old town was destroyed by fires and bombs. After the war, the destroyed part was rebuilt, but city's archives had been incinerated. The current-day city is best-known for its 17th-18th-century storehouses (similar to those in Amsterdam), city moats with 2 gates (Koepoort and Varkenspoort), medieval Middelburg Abbey (11th-century Premonstratensian monastery / now museum and seat of province's government), museums, theaters, concert halls.
Port Middelburg 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 Middelburg, 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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