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EXPERIENCE THE VELUWE REGION

Van der Valk Hotel Harderwijk is located in the woods of nature area Veluwe, yet very close to the A28. The Veluwe goes back a long way, which is one of the reasons for its very diverse and interesting culture. Discover centuries-old cities, castles and estates or visit one of many museums. Don't miss the beautifil historic Veluwe villages and towns or study a shepherd, at work with his sheep!
EXPLORE

EXPLORE

Hotel Harderwijk is the ideal starting point to explore the Veluwe. There are ample cycle and hiking routes for a number of lovely days 'on tour'. Step on the pedals and ride through the woods, along heath, pools and lateral moraines, discovering the grand nature. Enjoy a well-earned drink when you return and look forward to another lovely day in the Veluwe!

Harderwijk

Harderwijk

The town and villages in the Veluwe region aretrue treasure-house , filled with history. The old town centres and impressing monuments, surrounded by the Veluwe flora and fauna, are not to be missed.

Visitthe historic city centre of Harderwijk with its snug shopping streets, charming old buildings, cosy terraces and fine boulevard and Vischpoort.

Ermelo, Putten & Garderen

Ermelo, Putten & Garderen

Certainly worthwhile is a visit to the monumental town of Hattem, mentioned officiallyfor the first time in the 9th century. The market square with its beautifully restored buildings still reflects olden times. The town centres has quite a few monuments, galleries and three museums: the Anton Pieck Museum, the Voerman Museum Hattem and the en het Nederlands Bakkerij Museum. The Rond Uit Hattem Association organises quite a few activities, both in summer ('De Langste Dag' and the 'Dikke Tinne Festival') and in winter (Christmas market). Please, visit www.ronduithattem.nl for further details about Hattem and the surrounding area.


The town of Elburg is located on the within watersports area Randmeren en is one of Holland's most attractive old towns. The town still has its medieval rectangular street plan and beautiful walls, canals and pieces of the old city wall. Within the walls are approx. 250 monuments. Outside the walls, near the Vischpoort, is where you will find the snug harbour with an original fish market.


The town of Nijkerkis called after the New or 'Nije' church that dates back to 1222. The town centre of Nijkerk is old and it accommodates many small shops and cosy terrace. The weekly market on the Plein takes place on Friday and Friday also offers late night shopping in the town's centre. Popular in spring is ' 'boerenmaandag' (Farm(er's) Day), an event that attracts people from far and near.