The sea and the history nearby

From Wadden island to polder

Experience the reclaiming of land from the sea in Wieringermeer. Learn about how the area was first an island. Land reclamation for the Afsluitdijk. The Jewish work camp Nieuwe Sluis and how the Germans flooded it again.

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Post 0 marks the start of the Wadden sea

Walk from Fort Kijkduin along Stelling Den Helder and the highest lighthouse in the Netherlands. The Wadden Sea begins on the beach at Post 0 where you can see both Texel and the Razende Bol from the dunes.

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