Information about Schiermonnikoog, smallest Island in the north of the Netherlands. What to do and not to miss. About culture and nature. Schiermonnikoog is a National Park!
Schiermonnikoog is the smallest occupied island in the north of the Netherlands; situated in the Provence of Friesland.
The Village - Schiermonnikoog
In the 17th Century, Schiermonnikoog was made up of multiple little villages, the biggest one was called “Westerburen”, on the westside of the Island
Places of interest
Other sights: Schiermonnikoog has many great sights which tell the story of the island’s rich history.
The beautiful wide beaches found within the National Park Schiermonnikoog are amongst the widest beaches in Europe.
Schier means grey, monnik means monk and oog means eye as well as meaning the same as ei in the word eiland, meaning island.
At the end of the 19th Century, Schiermonnikoog had many regular visiting guests and holiday makers, who regularly frequented the island.
The map of the island of Schiermonnikoog with an overview of locations of the various companies.