J.C.J. van Speijk Lighthouse

J.C.J. van Speijk Lighthouse

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When Is the Best Time

When Is the Best Time

Every Friday in July and August you can climb up the stairs between 7-9 p.m. You get the tickets at the boathouse Boulevard Zuid 5. I like it most with dunes infront, so late afternoon until evening is the best light for this picturesque Lighthouse.

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Where and Tips

Egmond an Zee

The lighthouse was built 1833 and is 28 m high. It is an Dutch memorial to Jan van Speijk; a Dutch naval lieutenant who became a hero for his opposition to the Belgian Revolution. In 1831 he blow up his gunboat including the crew and himself to avoid being arrested by the Belgians.




I love photo #3 with the cloud formations.

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