Things to see and do - Brabantse Biesbosch
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Brabantse Biesbosch Travel guide
Brabantse Biesbosch : Michelin's recommendations
This region of 40,000 ha suffered from the high tide of St Elisabeth in 1421. Today, its submerged zones represent no more than 6,000 ha. It became a national park in 1994 and now hosts abundant waterlife (coots, black-tailed godwits, plovers, herons, pheasants) and its plantlife has most notably reeds, rushes, grass meadows, willows, osiers and lots of watercress. It is a watersports area (rowing canoeing, sailing) and it also has several recreational areas and a bird reserve.