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Lovely Harderwijk!
Harderwijk is a beautiful, historic Hanseatic city with the Veluwe in the front yard and water in the back yard.
This cozy town is bustling with charm and culinary delights.
But also the other villages in the area have a range of attractions and history, definitely worth a visit!

Boulevard & City Beach

Boulevard & City Beach

The boulevard is adorned with fish shops and restaurants, and you can walk along the water and the harbour to the city beach. The lovely sandy beach is just a stone's throw away from the beautiful town centre of Harderwijk. In warm weather, take off your shoes and walk barefoot into the Wolderwijd.

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City Museum & Marius van Dokkum Museum

City Museum & Marius van Dokkum Museum

In the Stadsmuseum, you will learn more about the rich and varied history of Harderwijk, as well as its surprising art exhibitions.
Since 2018, Harderwijk has a new museum. The Marius van Dokkum Museum is located in the former Cutting Room of the University of Harderwijk and entirely dedicated to the works of this living artist.

TIP:
Combine your visit to the Museums with a Cultural Package at Hotel Harderwijk.

Escaperoom

Escaperoom

Accept the challenge in one of the 3 exciting rooms in Escaperoom Harderwijk and escape within the hour!

DID YOU KNOW:
Escaperoom Harderwijk has been ranked in the top 10 of the Netherlands for several years in a row!

https://www.escaperoomharderwijk.nl
Bij Oost

Bij Oost

Directly on the harbour of Harderwijk you will find Bij Oost, situated on the original wharf.
From this historic spot you can step on board one of the boats for a day's sailing in the Randmeren.
Explore the waters around the city in style in one of the robust sloops or sail along on the classic tour boat, a renovated saloon boat from 1925!

https://bij-oost.nl/
Harderwijk climbing park

Harderwijk climbing park

Klimbos Harderwijk has an infinitely long climbing course and a unique Rollercoaster Zipline! Every climbing adventure starts on the 20 metre high tepee tower, which you can also climb up via the climbing wall. In addition, enjoy the free fall from a height of 16 metres!

Good to know:

At Klimbos Harderwijk you decide on the route yourself and it is suitable for children from 1.20 metres tall, making it the perfect family day out!

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https://www.klimbosharderwijk.nl/
Adventure Veluwe

Adventure Veluwe

Adventure Veluwe is the adventure specialist of the Veluwe for unforgettable outings and events in the region Harderwijk-Apeldoorn.
Expedition Veluwe your expedition skills tested and you feel a real Robinson! Challenge your friends, family or colleagues and test your survival skills.
Even more of a challenge? Perhaps the Army Truck or Helicopter Drop is something for you, or have you heard of the Virtual Reality Dining? A sensational experience for all senses!

Curious about all the other possibilities?

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Sheepfold Ermelo

Sheepfold Ermelo

The Ermelo sheep flock consists of about 300 sheep that are housed at the Ermelo sheepfold. This was built in authentic style and is one of the largest in Gelderland.

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Castle Staverden

Castle Staverden

The estate is located in Staverden, the smallest 'town' in the Benelux. The estate consists of a country house, a coach house, an orangery and a beautifully landscaped park. On the estate and in the surrounding landscape, a wide range of flora and fauna can be found, which you can discover while walking through nature. For example, on Staverden there live about sixty red deer, wild boars and also white peacocks are the permanent residents of the estate.

DID YOU KNOW?
Around Staverden Castle there is the legend of the Black Woman of Staverden who died of heartbreak. It is said that her spirit still wanders around Staverden and that one hears her cry at night...

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Veluws Sand Sculpture Festival

Veluws Sand Sculpture Festival

The Sculpture Garden in Garderen is filled with beautiful garden sculptures and other decorations, you will be amazed! The Veluws Sand Sculpture Festival takes place on the same site every year from April to October. This year, you can really go on a journey with the theme 'Around the World'. This impressive journey of discovery will take you past the most beautiful scenes, all depicted in sand.


TIP:
In the covered part of the fest you will find a fun puzzle where you have to guess what is depicted by the sand sculptures. Those who get them all right have a chance to win great prizes!

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Eel Museum Harderwijk

Eel Museum Harderwijk

The Eel Museum in Harderwijk is unique in the Netherlands, providing a very interesting and educational experience for young and old.
You will learn everything about the mysterious life of the eel up to the processing of this fine delicacy. It is an extraordinary animal, perhaps the most extraordinary fish in terms of lifestyle! The Eel Museum features a specially made animation film and there is even a life-size digital eel smokehouse where you can learn to smoke your own eel!
Afterwards, enjoy a delicious piece of fish in the Fish Restaurant, or take something home from the large selection of fish specialties in the store.

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The Uddelaer

The Uddelaer

Brewery De Uddelaer is located in the authentic Coach House of Staverden Castle and is furnished as a 'brewpub'. Here you can witness brewers activities in combination with the rich history of the castle. Taste the delicious special beers at this unique location!

TIP:

Tours and tastings go by appointment.

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