"Brielle - Home of Joep" Brielle by Rixie
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Brielle (pronounced BREE-lah) is a lovely Dutch medieval fortress town only 25 minutes' drive from Rotterdam. Historically known as "Den Briel," the town played a significant part in a 16th century maritime battle, when the Spanish governor was driven out.
You can still walk around the fortifcations (complete with cannons). According to the tourist literature, there are 400+ monuments in the town, including a 15th century church. The town also has a canal and a windmill.
- Pros:Pretty and full of charm
- Cons:Don't know of any!
- In a nutshell:One of the Netherlands' Hidden Gems
Children --and people who have children to buy for -- will love this shop. There's even a friendly shop dog: Joep the... more travel advice
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