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Located near the German frontier, Bourtange is one of the best preserved strongholds in the Netherlands. Outside the village, you can see some remains of the old fortifications. In 1967, the town was listed as a historic monument. Major restoration work has now given back the fortifications their impressive appearance of 1742.

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  • Museum De Baracquen

    NL - 9545 Bourtange

    This reconstructed barracks accommodates archaeological finds. In the old gunpowder store, a series of slides provide information on the fort.

  • Fortress

    NL - 9545 Bourtange

    This is a typical example of a fortress built according to the old system of Dutch fortification, built around a pentagonal bastion, and boasting two surrounding moats. The fort can only be reached by two narrow roads which lead to the market square ..

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  • Hotel Vesting Bourtange

    W. Lodewijkstraat 33 NL - 9545 PA Bourtange

    Next to the amazing Bourtange Fortress, in the tranquil Westerwolde area, this hotel invites you for a relaxing, romantic stay in historical surroundings. The rooms of Hotel Vesting Bourtange are spacious and stylishly furnished, some with tradition..

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