Hoge Hill uitkijkpunt Domburg
Hoge Hill uitkijkpunt Domburg

Hiking in Domburg: discover the Parel Route

Domburg: known for its clear sky, pure air and healing seawater. It is the oldest seaside resort in Zeeland and has been a village of artists since the 19th century. The famous painter Piet Mondriaan found inspiration here and made several paintings of Domburg. Would you like to get to know this beautiful seaside resort in an interactive way? Then go for a walk in Domburg. The Parel route is the ideal walking route for this. Also fun with kids!

Duingras in Zeeland

Relaxed walking in Domburg

We would like to introduce you to a very special walking route, namely the interactive Parel route which takes you to the pearls of Domburg. During your walk in Domburg you will pass noteworthy places. Through interesting stories you will be taken into the history, but also the present. Besides Domburg, you will find pearl routes in Veere, Zierikzee and Hulst, among other places. Pearl Routes are interactive walking routes of up to five kilometres in length at various locations in Zeeland, enhanced with experiential elements and storytelling.

Marie Tak Museum Domburg

During the Parel Route in Domburg, you’ll learn more about why famous painters like Toorop and Mondrian loved coming to Domburg (and still do!). The vast landscape with its ever-changing sea, high dunes and beautiful light attracts artists. The hiking trail passes the Marie Tak Museum in Domburg, named for art collector Marie Tak van Poortvliet. This museum has regularly changing exhibits and displays. There is also a sculpture garden. Be sure to visit this museum if you love art.

Viewpoint Hoge Hill

The Parel Route largely follows through the dunes of Domburg. Here you will pass the 25-meter-high dune top the Hoge Hill, where you will have a beautiful wide view. Painters often used to sit here to capture the landscape. Now the place invites you to enjoy the ever-changing sea view and to take a nice photo to remember your visit to Domburg. At the top you will find marble slabs representing the nuclei of the municipality of Veere.

Discover Domburg

Zeeland is like a large oyster with many beautiful pearls. Discover these hidden treasures with the interactive pearl routes. Using a PDF, explore different stories of an area or place. Download the gpx route of this hike here

Would you like to end the day in a nice restaurant? Then check out our top 4 addresses in Domburg. Stay overnight and enjoy Domburg longer, that is possible in one of our holiday homes in Domburg just steps away from the beach.