Renesse (in the Zeeuws Renisse) is a village on the island / in the municipality of Schouwen-Duiveland in the Dutch province of Zeeland, with more than 1500 inhabitants. Renesse was an independent municipality until 1961, after which it became part of Westerschouwen until 1997. Renesse is first mentioned in 1244 as "Riethnesse". It is derived from reed and nose, which means landtong. Renesse's men once formed an influential gender in Zeeland. In the thirteenth century Renesse was built the castle Moermond. One of his best-known residents was Jan van Renesse. The current building got its view through a restoration in 1955. Today Renesse houses 26 national monuments. Renesse is a ring village in the middle of the ring de Jacobuskerk, a gothic building whose tower dates back to 1458. The ship dates back to the 16th century. There is a loudspeaker in the tower. Inside, there is an organ from 1882, which was held in 1938 by this church. Around the ring there are many cafes and restaurants. The village will be visited by many tourists during the summer due to its location near the dunes and the beach. There are therefore many hotels, pensions and campsites. In summer there are free buses from the transfer to the beach. Renesse has the name to be a tourist place for young people. In recent years, it has worked hard to transform into a true family bathing place. Due to this location, the European walking route E9, on the spot, is also called the 'North Sea Trail'. Renesse is the first village on Schouwen every year for eight weeks before Easter's traditional Straße. In the summer there is a weekly market on wednesday morning.