Visit to the Fortress of Breendonk

Scheldt cruise + Visit to the Fort

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During this instructive day you will be submerged by the history of World War II. The Fortress of Breendonk, the only concentration camp that existed in Belgium, receives annually more than 100,000 visitors from all over the world. No one remains indifferent to this silent witness of one of the most striking periods in history. After visiting the Fortress you’ll make a boat trip on one of the most peaceful parts of the Scheldt.


Start of the visit of the Fortress of Breendonk. Under the guidance of an experienced guide you explore the buildings and the environment where many people were harmed and numerous men lost their lives.


End of the visit and departure for Temse.


Embarkation in Temse and meal on board.


Departure of the boat trip on the Scheldt. You make a cruise along the picturesque villages of Sint-Amands and Mariekerke, the lade of the Durme, Hamme-Driegoten and Weert... and you sail towards Rupelmonde and Hemiksem and the beautifully restored St. Bernard’s Abbey. The polders around Hingene hide a piece of authentic heritage with the castle of Ursel and the famous pavilion De Notelaer.


End of the boat trip in Temse.

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Transport between the different places of interest: your own means of transport.

Info & reservation Breendonk: 03 860 75 24 or

Please contact the booking service of the Fortress for your reservation.

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