Experience the rich history between 1200 and 1800 of the White Town of Thorn at your own pace.
History comes alive on this approximately 3 kilometer (75-100 minutes) walk through the beautiful village. You will hear about the lives of the palace residents, the schoolmaster and the founder of the village. You will also learn about the murder that was committed, counterfeiting, the secret marriage of a runaway princess and the reason behind all the white houses. All information can be listened to, but also read. Additional images give you an idea of what the environment and the inhabitants looked like in the past. The tour starts in front of the church entrance.
This tour is also available in “Thoars plat”, the Thorn dialect.
This walk cost € 4,50 and approximately 3 kilometers takes about 75 to 100 minutes.
Take a leisurely stroll to the Chapel under the Linden.
It is a walk of about a kilometer. You will find a route description under the button “extra images
In the meantime, you can listen to the stories about the chapel's origins, but also about the “sick lady”, the founder lady who had the chapel built. Which is also provided with the necessary stories.
This walk is free and approximately 2 kilometers.
We offer guided tours for visitors to Thorn and Wessem.
We use your telephone's internet connection to provide you with information about our beautiful village of Thorn in a pleasant way. In our guided tours we don't just tell you dry facts, but we also like to tell you stories about the people who used to live in Thorn. This gives you a new look at the life of the inhabitants of that time.
We wish you a lot of fun!