Middelburg has some beautiful old buildings and the Abdij Lange Jan is no exception! The traditional architecture with attention to detail and the same coloured motifs as other buildings in the region is fabulous. The attached church is a bizarre but quite beautiful combination of old and new architecture, and the tower itself is simply very old and elegant in... 更多
Beautiful views, forgot my bag upstairs. Considered it gone, but after a quick phone call the organ player was willing to throw it out the window.
I was a little disappointed with this tower, but I think I might have had too high expectations. One does see, large areas of the Walcheren island from the tower.
Views of all great Towns/Villages in Zeeland. Vlissingen, Domburg, Veere and lots more. Not to mention the centre of Middelburg, with all it greatness, which I only recently truly discovered on my recreational stay here. As a local, who's grown up in the area (Goes), this was truly a spectacular experience! I would recommend the Abbey Tower to everyone (especially... 更多
Actually one cannot climb up the full tower. One can only go up until a certain height (around 200 steps up). The view from the tower is nice but not great. One can get better views from other towers in the Netherlands. Overall, I would say this attraction can be skipped during your visit to Middelburg.
On the way backhome from our trip we visited Middelburg and this "Lange Jan" Abbey was closed but we're still be able to enjoy seeing the the tower from the abbey complex