"Hellevoetsluis ,a City on the Island Voorne-Putten" Hellevoetsluis by Waalewiener

Hellevoetsluis Travel Guide: 44 reviews and 71 photos

A Harbour City with around 40 000 people.

Hellevoetsluis is a City with
around 40 000 inhabitants, this City was an important Marine Harbour in the Middle Ages.
Dutch sea heroes ,de Ruyter, Tromp,and Piet Hein, spent much time here.
Hellevoetsluis is a growing community where a combination of watersports ,history ,and a great area for walking and bicycling atracts many visitors.

This '' Jan Planken '' dry dock is a big part of Hellevoetsluis.
Reparations are going on and will be going on untill 2006.This 200 year old dry-dock will be repaired and the goal is to make it a
'' Cultural Historical Center.''
with a distinct '' Maritime '' caracter. This of course will bring in new visitors ,and that is what the community wants of course.

Anke Thea brought us here to Hellevoetsluis on that nice Saterday afternoon in September .
She gave us a wonderful tour ,and
A T is so knowlegable about this Island of Voorne -Putten.
Thank you Anke Thea for being such a great Tour Guide.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:A beautiful Maritme City with lots of History.
  • In a nutshell:A great place to visit even better if you like boats and harbour scenes
  • Last visit to Hellevoetsluis: Sep 2003
  • Intro Updated Dec 14, 2003
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  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Jul 3, 2010 at 12:33 PM

    I see it's a beautiful place worth visiting! Thanks for your description, Hansi! )><><><><(

  • roza.v.welzenes's Profile Photo
    Oct 18, 2007 at 7:16 AM

    Goede middag waalewiener,...:)) Hoe is het met jullie? ..heel leuke Hellevoetsluis pagina heb je...":)) ik ga vaak naar Hellevoetsluis,...lekker wandelen, winkelen..etc..etc..,als ik zie de fotos....herken ik de omgeving heel goed......groetjes roza.

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Sep 1, 2007 at 9:04 PM

    great page Hans!

  • bugulma's Profile Photo
    Oct 27, 2005 at 9:38 PM

    I've never seen so many ships in one place. another nice meeting with VT member.

  • olja1234's Profile Photo
    Jun 22, 2005 at 1:33 AM

    Lovely photos and good tips on your Hellevoestluis page, Hans. Greets.

  • Dec 19, 2004 at 4:28 PM

    Neat page, Hans! Another interesting place I didn't know about! Thanks for sharing!! xoxoxoxox

  • nighthawk's Profile Photo
    Jan 18, 2004 at 1:07 PM

    lovely page! esp lighthouse .. coastal places are the best ! groetjes hans & lori !

  • herzog63's Profile Photo
    Jan 4, 2004 at 4:21 PM

    I love coastal towns and this one sure doesn't disappoint!!! Fantastic page!! I love lighthouses and hope to someday see a windmill!!

  • Jewels's Profile Photo
    Dec 30, 2003 at 9:46 PM

    Seems to be a popular venue if they are already expanding the housing. Looks like you had a good time :o)

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