“Gorkum”, prominent fortified town, belonging to the Dutch Waterline. It is the city of Hugo de Groot and Hendrick Hamel, among others.
From Bed & Breakfast Suite No.3 at the Kalhaven, it is only a 3 minute walk to the center. The Grote Markt, with the Museum and the Wilhelmina fountain, forms the center of the city and is surrounded by 8 restaurants and an ice cream parlor. With good weather, this is a great place.
In addition, there are wonderful shopping streets, which run through the entire center. From a candy store for children to large fashion houses, everything is available in Gorinchem. Throughout the fortress you will find several restaurants with cuisines of various nationalities.