Flushing The Essential
The only large seaport in the country, Flushing, which commands the entrance to the Walcheren canal, is an industrial centre with huge naval shipyards where warships are moored. A sea terminal guarantees the link with England and Zeeland Flanders. This town gained in importance from the 14C as a result of trade and herring fishing. It was from here that Philip II finally embarked for Spain. Admiral M.A. De Ruyter (17C) was born here.
The seafront is made up of a long avenue