The Veluwe is a wonderful place to relax. Enjoy the splendid natural surroundings which offer vast meadows and numerous wonderful forests. It is an ideal environment for long walks or impressive cycle rides. The Veluwe also has various large cities and welcoming villages.
Activities and sights
You can spot a wide variety of animals in Burgers' Zoo. It has the largest East African reserve in the Netherlands, with splendid giraffes, cheetahs and the pride of lions. You can also go on an expedition in the mangrove and feel as if you have been transported into the desert! Ouwehands Dierenpark Rhenen offers a unique experience. The zoo features a unique collection of animals, combined with many (indoor) play facilities for the kids!
Nijmegen is an ideal city for a wonderful day out. For example, the city offers a wide range of shops with over 400 stores. The historic centre has unique boutiques and specialist shops which you won't find anywhere else! Culinary delights? The numerous bistros and restaurants offers delicious lunches and dinners.
There are various sights in the surrounding area. The local Airborne Museum offers plenty of history and experiences in the only battleground museum in the Netherlands. A unique experience which makes it clear that freedom is something which should never be taken for granted! Or travel back in time at the Netherlands Open Air Museum in Arnhem, where you can discover authentic buildings, artefacts and true stories. In the Hoge Veluwe National Park, enjoy the beautiful landscape and visit the Kröller-Müller Museum.