The unexpected Netherlands
With reason calls the Tourist Achterhoek "the unexpected Netherlands.
Because it's nice to have a holiday in a varied landscape of forests, small rivers, castles and historic towns. Further you can find peace and quiet. There are plenty of (unexpected) possibilities for a peaceful, active holiday or cultural history. For current information (o. a) the
There are hundreds of trails, marked and described from any city or town in this region. With a choice of detours of 20 km or day routes of 30-60 km.
There are dozens of castles in the Achterhoek be found, especially in the northwestern part of this region. The village has Vorden even nine castles within the municipal boundaries.
The Achterhoek is ideal to go hiking. Forests, meadows, meandering rivers, small villages. Every hundred meters, the area is a different face.
The Achterhoek is the area for those who love 'wild food'. Every year from mid-October to late December another party in the Achterhoek, because then the game dishes on menus.
There are numerous 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 that you find, you will not be bored here. The Achterhoek guarantees variety.
• In addition, the Veluwe 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, you do not even have enough for a holiday in the Achterhoek!