The unexpected Netherlands
With reason the tourist Achterhoek calls "the unexpected Netherlands.
Because it's fine to celebrate in a varied landscape of woods, rivers, castles and historic towns. Holidays In addition, you will find peace and quiet. There are plenty of (unexpected) possibilities for a peaceful, active or historical holiday. For current information, see (o. A.) The
There are hundreds of bike trails, marked and described from any city or town in this region. With a choice of detours of 20 km or day routes from 30 to 60 km.
There are dozens of castles in the Achterhoek to find, especially in the northwestern part of the region. The village Vorden even has nine castles within the municipal boundaries.
The Achterhoek is perfect for a nice walk. Forests, meadows, winding rivers, small villages. Every hundred meters the area has a different face.
The Achterhoek is the area for those who love 'wild food'. Every year from mid-October to the end of December a celebration in the Achterhoek, because it shows the game dishes on the menus.
There are countless castle gardens, farm gardens and herb gardens in the Achterhoek. Small private gardens, but also vast estates. The opening days are usually in the flowering periods.
The area has many small attractions. Almost every town or city has one or more museums. Farm Museums, professions museums, outdoor museums, etc.
Really, despite the peace you find you do not get bored here. The Achterhoek guarantees variety.
• In addition, the Veluwe is also nearby. There you will find major attractions such as the National Park De Hoge Veluwe the Kröller Müller Museum, Burgers Zoo, the Open Air Museum (now with moving trams) etc. etc.
All in all, not even enough to one break in the Achterhoek!