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.
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.
If there is one place on the coast of Friesland where human influence is most visible it definitely has to be Dokkumer Nieuwe Zijlen. The impressive sea locks were built in 1729 by hydraulic engineer Willem Loré and are still just as amazing today.
Stroll over what is probably the oldest dike in the Netherlands via the Pingjumer Gulden Halsband. And with famous people such as Menno Simons and the popular Grutte Pier there is always something interesting just around the corner.
After 85 years of excellent service the Afsluitdijk is getting a reboot. There is so much to tell that a special visitors centre has been opened near Kornwerderzand: Afsluitdijk Wadden Center. Come and take a look?