Heusden, Netherlands Cruise Port, 2019, 2020 and 2021 Cruises to Heusden, Netherlands | The Cruise Web
 

Heusden, Netherlands Cruise Port

Heusden is a town located at the South of Netherlands and serves as an administrative center to the municipality. The town is located between Waalwijk and 's-Hertogenbosch and covers an approximate area of 81.22 km2. And of this area, about 2.35 km2 is covered by water. Heusden holds a population of 43,199 people according to data gathered in 2014. Settlement in the town on the river Meuse started in 1202 with the construction of a fortification and water works that were intended to replace a castle destroyed in that same year. The town received city privileges in 1318 and has since that time grown significantly. Featured below are some of the experiences and activities that visitors can enjoy after cruising to Heusden, Netherlands:
 
  • Those interested in the history of the town and the region in general should pay a visit to Museum Het Gouverneurshuis. It is a fairly new museum that was opened to the public in 2012. It holds detailed and interactive displays and exhibits.
     
  • Art fanatics should pay a visit to Galerie Lilja Zakirova. It is an art gallery that was founded in 1993. It represents contemporary Russian artists and places itself in the tradition of examining the cultural connection between Russia and the West. Displays are selected by Lilja Zakirova.
     
  • Boat tours are available on the river Meuse or Maas. The boats take visitors on a scenic tour of the town where one gets to see the region's landscapes and infrastructure from a different perspective with guides detailing some important aspects of selected areas and aspects.
     
  • For a more relaxed activity, taking a leisurely stroll on the town's edge on top of the Heusden Fortress fortification is highly recommended. From here, visitors will be able to soak in the beautiful river and countryside views that portray the region's natural beauty.
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