Monthly Archives: September 2015

Gorinchem, Woudinchem and Loevestein Castle

A day trip to Gorinchem and Woudinchem and Loevestein Castle. Gorinchem was founded around the year 1000. On 9 July 1572, the Watergeuzen (Dutch rebels against Spanish rule) conquered the city and captured 19 Catholic priests and monks because they refused … Continue reading

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