"Zaltbommel" Zaltbommel by OlafS
Zaltbommel Travel Guide: 35 reviews and 91 photos
For many years I passed this place. First by train, in more recent years also often by car. And for all those years I couldn't help staring at this town with its big Gothic tower every time I passed it. I knew Zaltbommel had a well-preserved historic centre, but somehow I never took a closer look. Finally, in the summer of 2003 I finally made my first step in this old town. I had had a busy day already, first seeing Gouda, later Woerden as well, while I also made a nice walk through Utrecht. Knowing that there wouldn't be anyone waiting for me at home until ten in the evening I took the stopping train to Den Bosch, instead of the faster intercity which I usually would have taken. This time I really was going to visit Zaltbommel.
I arrived at six p.m. The sun was still shining, and when I approached the old centre I soon fell in love with the town.
- In a nutshell:Small but beautiful
Or better: the former town hall. Unfortunately the local counsil decided that it needed a new town hall and now they are... more travel advice
Only one town gate is left, this one facing the river Waal. It's nothing fancy, but still quite nice. Judging from the... more travel advice
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