Wemeldinge is picturesque Zeeland village located on the Oosterschelde and at the northern mouth of the Canal through South Beveland. Wemeldinge belongs to the municipality of Kapelle and has about 3,000 inhabitants.
Wemeldinge is surrounded by beautiful natural surroundings. Explore the beautiful landscapes by hiking or biking along the many trails the region offers. Explore the nearby Oosterschelde, a unique tidal area known for its diversity of flora and fauna. Enjoy the fresh air and soothing sounds of nature while spotting the many bird species that make their home here.
Water and beach
The beautiful beach of Wemeldinge is just a stone’s throw away from Hotel Brasserie Smits. Here you will find a relaxing and cozy environment where you can enjoy the sun, sea and sand. Wemeldinge beach has a wide sandy beach that is perfect for relaxing, sunbathing and enjoying the beautiful surroundings. The swimming water is of excellent quality and offers the ideal opportunity to cool down on hot summer days. Take a dip in the clear waters of the Oosterschelde and enjoy a refreshing swimming experience.
For those who love water sports, Wemeldinge is the ideal destination. The marina of Wemeldingeis an excellent starting point for sailors and water sports enthusiasts. Rent a boat and explore the waters of the Oosterschelde, go windsurfing or kite surfing, or venture out on a diving adventure and discover the underwater world of the Oosterschelde. The area offers plenty of opportunities for both beginners and experienced water sports enthusiasts.
Wemeldinge also has a rich history and cultural heritage. Visit the historic churches, such as St. Martin’s Church, and admire the beautiful architecture. Take a stroll through the charming center of the village and discover the old houses and cozy streets. Also visit the War Museum in nearby Kapelle, where you can learn more about the impact of World War II on this region.
Cycling and hiking
The surroundings of Wemeldinge offer plenty of biking and hiking opportunities to enjoy the beautiful countryside.
There are several rural cycling routes in the area, such as the Zeeland Blossom Route or the Pocket of South Beveland Route. These routes take you through idyllic landscapes, including orchards, polders and historic villages. Hotel Brasserie Smits is one of the stopping points on the Cycling network.
Explore the natural areas surrounding Wemeldinge, such as the Oosterschelde National Park and the Oesterdam. There are several hiking trails that take you through dunes, marshes and mud flats, where you can enjoy Zeeland’s rich flora and fauna.
From April 1 to October 31 you can use our bicycle package.
There are two notable mills in Wemeldinge: the Oude Molen and the Korenmolen De Hoop. Both mills contribute to the charm and historic character of the village.
Mill De Hoop is an 1866 corn mill located on the West Kanaalweg in Wemeldinge. It is a round stone scaffold mill with a flight of 21.70 meters. Mill De Hoop can be visited between 1 and 4 p.m. on Saturday.
The Old Mill is one of Wemeldinge’s most famous landmarks. This stone rack mill dates from 1801. the Aeolus is a corn and peel mill in Wemeldinge. The mill is named after the name of the Greek god of wind, Aeolus. This mill was built in 1869 as revenge for a millwright who had the current mill de hoop built a little further away. The Old Mill can be visited every last Saturday of the month between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm.
In the Wemeldinge area there are several weekly markets where you can enjoy a wide range of fresh produce, local specialties and cozy atmosphere.
Weekly market Goes
Every Tuesday and Saturday, the weekly market takes place at the Grote Markt in Goes. The market is filled with stalls selling food and non-food on Tuesdays, and on Saturdays you will find mostly stalls selling food.
Weekly market Wemeldinge
Every Saturday the market vendors are ready for you at the market in the center of Wemeldinge.
Middelburg weekly market
Middelburg is a true market town and busy from all over the region. The weekly market in Middelburg is open every Thursday from 09:00 – 16:00 and Saturday from 07:30 – 16:00.
Nearby villages and towns
Just a few kilometers away is the town of Goes, known for its historic downtown and lively atmosphere. Explore the cobbled streets, admire the monumental buildings and visit the Grand Place with its cozy terraces. Go shopping in the various boutiques or visit one of the museums, such as the Historical Museum De Bevelanden.
This quiet village is known for its beautiful flower fields, especially in spring. Admire the colorful tulips and other flowers while hiking or biking through the area. Also visit the imposing Grote Kerk, which plays an important role in the history of the village.
Located on the shores of the Oosterschelde, Yerseke is a picturesque fishing village known for its mussel and oyster culture. Take a walk along the harbor and watch the fishing boats come in with their fresh catch. Visit one of the mussel restaurants and enjoy delicious seafood from Zeeland.
A little further away, but well worth a visit, is the historic town of Zierikzee. This medieval city has a rich maritime past and is characterized by its beautiful old buildings and cozy streets. Visit the imposing St. Lievensmonster Tower, stroll along the harbor and explore the many stores and restaurants.
The capital of Zeeland, is a city with a rich history, beautiful architecture and vibrant culture. The historic center, with its monuments and canals, exudes the atmosphere of the Golden Age. Visit Middelburg’s impressive Town Hall and Abbey. Enjoy museums, festivals, shopping and restaurants. Surrounded by nature and beaches, Middelburg offers something for everyone. Discover this enchanting city in Zeeland.
Located on Lake Veere, Kamperland is an ideal destination for lovers of water sports and recreation. Take a boat ride on the lake, go sailing or windsurfing, or relax on one of the beaches. The nearby Oosterschelde National Park also offers opportunities for hiking and bird watching.