Buren beach

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Buren Beach

The webcam on the beach of the resort town of Buren perfectly demonstrates one of the most popular summer holiday destinations on the coast of the island of Ameland in the Netherlands. In addition to the beach in the live camera, you can see a beautiful wooden promenade leading to the sea.


Buren, where the live stream is coming from, is a city in the municipality of Buren in the Dutch province of Gelderland. Buren in the web camera is located on the road that connects Til and Külemborg. The city in the online camera is protected by the state as an important cultural and historical object.

The main attractions of Buren in the online broadcast include: the Royal Asylum ( Koninklijk weeshuis), built in 1613 by order of Mary of Orange, as well as the Sint-Lambertus church in the late Gothic style.

The first mention of Buren, where the live broadcast is conducted from, dates back to 772. In the 13th century it served as the center of the lordship, whose owners owned the castle here. In 1395, the settlement in this webcam was granted city rights, and a wall appeared around it, fragments of which have survived to this day.

In 1492, Buren, whose beach you see online, became a county within the Duchy of Guelders under the rule of the House of Egmont. When William I of Orange married the heiress of this branch, the Countess of Buren, Buren began to belong to the House of Orange. The old castle where the family lived was destroyed in the 19th century, but the title of Count Buren is still part of the full title of King of the Netherlands.


Ameland Island, where our webcam is located, is one of the West Frisian Islands in the Friesland region, near the north coast of the Netherlands. Ameland has borders with the Terschelling Island in the west and Shermonikog Island in the east. The landscape of Ameland Island, which harbor you can see online, mainly has dunes, making the soil to be quite dry. Only in the eastern part of Ameland, there is humid soil in the Het Oerd lowland.

The valley is a reserve park for birds. Here is a popular bicycle route leading to the 24-meter dune, from the top of which there is a scenic view to the surroundings.

The village of Hollum, located in the south of the island, sher with travelers with an atmosphere of past centuries. And the ancient streets called Zuiderlaan and Oosterlaan there are still preserved original appearance of the medieval era.

Not far from Hollum there is the Museum of Abraham Fock (Reddingsmuseum Abraham Fock) with lifeguards’ exposition. One of the most unique items of the museum is an ancient lifeboat bring into action by horses. Interestingly, this floating craft is still works.


Сlimate in Buren is moderate, marine and wet. Winter is mild, with an average temperature of about + 5C. In summer is moderately warm, with an average temperature of about + 16C.  Weather forecast for Nes for 7 days is available on our website online.


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