A Day In Gorinchem

Wandering through charming shopping streets, strolling along winding dikes, or enjoying a drink on the terrace – all of this is possible in Gorinchem! This special city was rightfully declared the most beautiful fortified city in the Netherlands in 2021. What makes Gorinchem unique is the city's fortifications that completely encircle it, offering stunning views of the rivers. Read on to discover the best activities for a day in Gorinchem.

What to Do in Gorinchem and the Surroundings?

Gorinchem is a city steeped in culture. It played a significant role as a fortress in both the Old and New Dutch Water Lines, and this history is still visible today. Learn more about the city's rich history at the Gorcum Museum, enjoy a magnificent view from the Great Tower, or visit one of the two windmills that grace Gorinchem. A visit to Slot Loevestein is also highly recommended. Here, you can immerse yourself in the life of Hugo de Groot, marvel at one of the exhibitions, or discover the stories of the former residents during the "1001 Bombs and Grenades" tour.