Best Tourist Places to Visit in Moerdijk, Netherlands, Europe

Best Tourist Places to Visit in Moerdijk, Netherlands, Europe

Moerdijk is a municipality as well as town situated in the province of North Brabant in the Netherlands, around 55 km west of the provincial capital,’s-Hertogenbosch and 105 km north of the national capital, Amsterdam. Zevenbergen is the largest town of Moerdijk municipality in terms of population.


Geography of Moerdijk:

Moerdijk coordinates with 51°42′ N latitude and 04°38′ E longitude spanning over an area of 183.99 sq. km. Moerdijk is surrounded by the town of Drimmelen to the east, Goeree-Overflakkee towards west, Halderberge to the south and Cromstrijen towards north.


History of Moerdijk:

In 1997, the municipality of Moerdijk was founded with name Zevenbergen and later its name was changed to Moerdijk in the year 1998.


Connectivity to Moerdijk:

There is no airport in Moerdijk, so the major nearest airport to Moerdijk is Rotterdam The Hague Airport which is situated around 45 km north of Moerdijk. This airport receives flights from several important European cities like Antalya, Munich, London, Madrid, Málaga, Marrakech, Istanbul, Faro, Gran Canaria and Budapest.

There are scheduled buses plying between the airport and Moerdijk. In addition, taxis are always available at the airport to provide comfort airport travel.

To move within the town, sightseeing and to reach neighboring cities, visitors can use rental vehicles like cars or buses in Moerdijk.


Food and Shopping in Moerdijk:

Moerdijk houses many upgraded shops and food corners with authentic products and services. It is advised for tourists to reach neighboring -Hertogenbosch or The Hague for better shopping experience and mouthwatering food items.


What to do in Moerdijk?

  • Boat rides
  • Visiting museums and historical sites
  • Shopping


What to see in Moerdijk?


Municipal Marina Willemstad:

The Municipal Marina Willemstad is situated few kilometers away from the town of Moerdijk. This port accommodates around 240 boats providing enjoyable boat riding experience.


Museum de Gevangenpoort:

Situated in The Hague, around 55 km from Moerdijk, the Museum de Gevangenpoort was originally constructed in 1370 as a gate to the Binnenhof complex and later in 1420, it had been changed into a prison and finally in 1853, it was converted into a museum. This museum is open from 10AM-5PM (Tuesday-Friday) and 12PM-5PM (Saturday-Sunday). The entrance fee is €4.


De Verdieping van Nederland:

The De Verdieping van Nederland is a free exhibition centre displaying the history of the Netherlands through well preserved historical objects. It is housed in the Royal Library in The Hague.


Other places of interest in and around Moerdijk include:

  • Peace Palace
  • Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
  • Lange Voorhout
  • Bredius Museum
  • Indoor Skydive Roosendaal
  • Museum De pont
  • Madurodam
  • Binnenhof
  • Beekse Bergen Safari Park
  • Escher in Het Paleis
  • John’s Cathedral
  • Panorama Mesdag
  • Paleis Huis ten Bosch
  • Louwman Museum
  • Paleis Noordeinde
  • Oude Stadhuis
  • Vredespaleis

When to visit Moerdijk?

Moerdijk enjoys a pleasant weather throughout the year, especially the months between April and October are best to travel Moerdijk.


Where to stay in Moerdijk?

Moerdijk is a scenic site housing several standard accommodation centres categorized as hotels, BB and inns. For more facilitated international hotels, visitors can drive towards ’s-Hertogenbosch (55 km) or The Hague (45 km). There are buses generally available in Moerdijk to The Hague and ’s-Hertogenbosch and also on can use rental vehicles. Here are some of the reputed hotels in and around Moerdijk:

  • Express By Holiday Inn Moerdijk
  • De Borgh
  • Golden Tulip Inn Zevenbergen
  • Van der Valk Hotel Dordrecht
  • Holland Hotel De Hoogt
  • Postillion Hotel Dordrecht
  • de Theeplaats
  • Pension Zevenbergen
  • Pension Niervaert
  • B&B D’Ouwe Grutter
  • Bed and Breakfast Welcome
  • Hotel Dn Toogh
  • Hotel ‘t Trefpunt
  • Blom aan de Gracht
  • Inner City Hotel
  • Het Turfschip

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