Provincie Overijssel Things to Do

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Provincie Overijssel Things to Do

  • Deventer, old Hanseatic city at the...

    Deventer was founded by the English missionary Lebuinus around 768, who built a wooden church on the border of the IJssel. In the Roman age there was probably allready a stronghold at this place, called Daventria. Deventer received city rights in 956. From this date the first fortifications were built around the city. Between 1000 and 1500 Deventer...

  • Zwolle, the capital

    Zwolle is the capital of the province of Overijssel. Since 1407 Zwolle was one of the so-called Hanze cities in the north of Germany and the Netherlands. There are several historical monuments in Zwolle from that period. The huge Sassenpoort is an old city gate, which is built in 1409 to defend the city. Of the old gates, like the Diezerpoort,...

  • Ootmarsum

    Ootmarsum is a town about 10 km north of Oldenzaal. It received city rights in 1325.Ootmarsum is a tiny town where you can have nice walk in the centre.There are often art expositions in the several galleries.Or..just drink a fresh Dutch cup of coffee, like we did with my parents. :-)

  • Giethoorn, the green Venice of the north

    In the Kop of Overijssel you will find a wonderful landscape of lakes as result of the digging of peat. For the transport of peat waterways and canals were dugged out. In this area along one of the canals the village Giethoorn was founded in 1230. The houses in the village, built on little islands, can only be reached by narrow bridges. These...

  • Enschede, het Paradijs, living museum

    Het Paradijs, meaning the Paradise is a living museum of culture and nature. You can walk around, climb the stairs and look at the fairytale world created by the nature artist Adriaan Schalken.From outside you can hardly imagine which ambiance you enter. It is a world of creative constructions with colourfull mosaic floors, wooden structures, small...

  • Hertme, annual Africa Festival

    Every year end June or beginning July you can hear the African rythms in the countryside of the province Overijssel during two days. In 2005 was allready the 17th Africa Festival in the open air theatre of Hertme.I don't know how many times I allready visited this festival, but at least the last ten years I was a regular visitor..The program has...

  • Twente Castles

    Den AalhorstDen AlerdinckAlmeloArchemArnichemAverwoldeBackenhagenDe BanninkBeekhofBeerzeHet BellinckhofDen BergBergentheimBikkenradeDe BildtBlanckenborghBorg BeuningenBoschwijkBoxbergenBrecklenkampDe ColckhofDiepenheimDen DoornDuivendalEelerbergEerdeDe EeseDe EeshofEgheriaFrisia StateDe GelderDe GernerGroot HoenloDe Groote SchuurGrote Hof ten...

  • Zwolle

    The capital of the province is one of the three medieval cities that once ruled the province. It isn't as spectacular as Kampen and perhaps not as nice as Deventer either but it is a beautiful place anyway, with many medieval remains, including a fabulous town gate, several churches and bits of wall as shown in the picture. See my page about Zwolle...

  • Walking near Haaksbergen and see some...

    We took a walking trail near Haaksbergen (Buurse) cald the BUURSERVEEN.It's a nice guided trail. You can walk 3 different trails:RED: 2 kmYELLOW: 4 kmBLUE: 3,5 kmWe combined the yellow and the blue one and it was a nice walk!Look for snakes (adders; only poisonous snake in the Netherlands!) around the bridge from the yellow route. We saw 3 big ones...

  • Walking trail Archemerberg...

    A trail right trough a beautiful area with heathland, forest and loose sand. You can walk a 3,5 km trail (= red poles) or the 7,5 km trail (= green poles).There are also bike-routes and at Lemelerberg there are routes also (2 and 3,5 km).We took the 7,5 km trail and it was very nice. You have to climb some stairs and walk trough loose sand before...

  • Look at these pages and choose a...

    http://www.overijsseltoerisme.nlhttp://www.twentehotels.nl = good walking trails, bicycle routes and other information. = popular hotels

  • Giethoorn

    Also known as the Venice of the north, Giethoorn is a village that has a lot of water. In the old days all the transport was done by water, because the land around Giethoorn was to swampy to built roads.Today the canals are more a tourist attraction lots of small boats tour the canals. you can rent a boat yourself or go on a tour.More about...

  • Deventer

    The city of Deventer is an absolute must if you are in Overijssel. The small center of town has some nice monuments, all in walking distance.And to get a special feeling do visit Deventer while there is a festival on like the Dickens festival each year just before christmas. Or the a street festival in mediaevil style on Ascensionday.

  • Kampen

    Kampen is definitely one of the true jewels of the Netherlands. It's one of the best preserved old towns in this country. No ugly modern buildings in sight, only old ones and some new ones that fit in well. More people should visit this place, and that's why I made a seperate page about it.

  • Oldenzaal

    I only came to make pictures of the old church and had no idea what to expect of the rest of the town. I wasn't disappointed, this is quite a nice place to spend a few hours. Not spectacular but nice for a stroll. And the church is a real beauty! The old St. Plechelmus is one of only a very few medieval churches that, after centuries of protestant...

  • Enschede

    For me this is a Must Visit Again place. I wanted to make some pictures but the view on many buildings was blocked by the stalls of the Saturday market. Enschede is not a very historic place but it has a few churches that are interesting for me, while the town hall is of architectural importantance. I'll make sure there isn't a market going on...

  • Deventer

    There's far too much to see in this city than I can possibly fit in this space. That's why I made a page about it. This is one of my favourite cities in The Netherlands.

  • Ijsselmuiden

    Just behind the railway styation of Kampen begins Ijsselmuiden. It's not a very impressive village, but the church is interesting, with its Romanesque tower, a Gothic choir and a big neo-Gothic main space. Interesting combination, although perhaps not exactly beautiful.


Provincie Overijssel Hotels

  • Van Der Valk Hotel Hengelo

    Yet another Van der Valk hotel; they all look the same. Not really, check out their Jacuzzi room. ...

  • Hotel De Vischpoorte

    Hotel the Vischpoorte is a small hotel close to the IJssel river with very nice rooms. Also the...

  • Bilderberg Landgoed De Wilmer

    Rhododendronlaan 7

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Librije's Hotel

    Spinhuisplein 1, Zwolle, 8011ZZ, The Netherlands

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Hotel De Kroon

    This is a stylishly-modern hotel in an elegantly refurbished, central, townhouse, close to the...

  • Hotel De Jonge

    Besides being a hotel, De Jonge also provides food for the hungry. Although it was a bit of a long...

  • Hotel De Wiemsel

    Winhofflaan 2, Ootmarsum, 7631 HX

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • Erve Bruggert

    Scholtenhagenweg 46, Haaksbergen, 7481 VP, nl

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Hotel van Dijk

    Ijsselkade 30, Kampen, 8261, The Netherlands

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

Top Provincie Overijssel Hotels

Giethoorn Hotels
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Zwolle Hotels
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Oldenzaal Hotels
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Kampen Hotels
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Boekelo Hotels
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Zenderen Hotels
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Zalk Hotels
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Tubbergen Hotels
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Steenwijk Hotels
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