With plenty of opportunity for culture and relaxation, let Bungalow.Net's holiday homes in Gelderland introduce you to the Netherland's largest province. Gelderland is comprised of 3 geographical regions which include extensive agricultural areas interspersed with forests, lakes, moors and rivers. It's an ideal place for an active holiday in the Netherlands. For example, you can enjoy wonderful hiking in the Veluwe, a rich forested area that is home to the Hoge Veluwe National Park. Here you'll find not only heathlands, dunes and woodlands, fox, deer and wild boar, but also the Museonder geology museum and Kroller-Muller Museum which houses the second largest collection of Van Gogh paintings in the world. It's the perfect place for a cultural experience. The town of Ede also lies within the Veluwe, and if you're interested in traditional Dutch festivities, don't miss its famous Heideweek.
Tranquility and culture
Weekend escape or week-long respite, Bungalow.Net's holiday homes in the Netherlands have an accommodation that's right for you. Take a break from daily life with a relaxing hiking adventure in the Achterhoek, a rural area comprised of forests, traditional Dutch farms and majestic castles. Spend your time cycling or walking through the picturesque surroundings then stop off at Bronkhurst, the smallest town in the Netherlands. Here you will find a Charles Dickens museum, perfect for a cultural experience. If you are looking for something a little "grander", the cities of Arnhem, Apeldoorn and Nijmegen, the oldest city in the Netherlands, have enough to suit any active and passionat individual. The latter contains a host of museums including the Valkof Museum, an Africa Museum, the Velorama bicycle museum and a museum dedicated to World War II (Bevrijdingsmuseum). After all the sightseeing, if you would like to stretch your legs, continue walking as a participant in Nijmegen's famous International Four Day March (July) which concludes with a rock festival. Wherever you wander in Gelderland you'll find the potential for an unforgettable vacation.
Culture and nature
Relax among nature your holiday in Gelderland. You'll find that the rivers and lakes of Gelderland are not only suitable for water sports, but also for a cultural experience in the Netherlands. For example, the town of Tiel is surrounded by water and makes a great starting point for a walking tour in the Betuwe. Known for its fruit production, the town also hosts the annual Appelpop music festival, a great place to stay among nature. If you're hungry for more culture, don't miss the chance to visit the impressive Het Loo Palace in Apeldoorn. If you're vacationing with the family, enjoy a barrel of fun at places like Koningin Juliana Toren amusement park in Apeldoorn, Burger's Zoo in Arnhem or the children's play paradise of Het Land van Jan Klaassen in Braamt. With opportunities for canoeing, swimming, tennis, golf, horseback riding, cycling and more, everyone is sure to enjoy a holiday in Gelderland. Don't delay your next best adventure!