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"Private Day Trip to Zaanse Schans Windmills
"Private Day Trip to Zaanse Schans Windmills Volendam and Marken from Amsterdam""If you are in Amsterdam and want to take a break from the fast city life this is your perfect opportunity. Enjoy a 5 hour trip to the country side and suburbs of Amsterdam. During the trip you can see the old wooden houses and the wonderful windmills at the picturesque village of Zaanse Schans that make Netherlands famous around the world. In addition to this we will also visit a cheese making factory where you can see in detail
From EUR390.00
 
Eat Like a Local in Amsterdam: Traditional Dutch Meal in a Local Home
"Meet your accommodating host at midday in the Jordaan district an old working-class Amsterdam neighborhood that is now known for its art galleries canal houses and picturesque urban scenery. Let your host show you around the area pointing out things you may never have noticed by yourself and perhaps even stop to pick up ingredients for your meal.Continue to your host's home which is situated in a converted 14th-century monastery. Join your host in the kitchen as they start preparing the food. While the meal is always different you might taste local specialties such as pannekoeken
From EUR51.00
 
Private Guided Historic Amsterdam Canal Cruise
"Your private hired boat will sail through the history to go back to 17th century via Amsterdam's famous canal districts; Herengracht Keizersgracht Prinsengracht Singelgracht. You will continue your tour by passing Anne Frank House from the water and it will also pass by Amstel river where city of Amsterdam was named after. Your boat will sail on the Y waterway that connects Amsterdam with the North Sea and the A the replica ship of a 400 year old Dutch East India Man Central Station from the Water and multiple historic churches."""
From EUR400.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Apeldoorn

Apeldoorn - De Kathedraal (The Cathedral)

‘De Kathedraal’ (The Cathedral) is most probably the most hidden artwork in the Netherlands, being tucked away in the natural vegetation of the ‘Kroondomein’ (Royal Domain) Het Loo. It is absolutely...
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Oct 17, 2015

Apeldoorn - Elephant barn

Although born and bread in Apeldoorn I never had heard about an elephant barn in my hometown. But I came across a little booklet with a lot of hidden gems in Apeldoorn and one of them was this barn....
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Oct 14, 2015

Castle Cannenburgh - back to the Middle Ages

We always like to visit ‘Castle Cannenburgh’ in the village of Vaassen, less than 10 km’s north of Apeldoorn. It is a real old castle, already built in the 15th century by Marshal Marten van Rossem....
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Apr 13, 2015

Castle Staverden - just strolling around

Although not really in Apeldoorn - about 20km's away - I think this could be a very nice (half) day trip. Castle Staverden isn’t a real castle, but more a manor. In popular speech it is still called...
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Nov 22, 2014

Middelste Molen - authentic paper mill

“De Middelste Molen” is the only authentic paper factory on the Veluwe, which still exists and where paper is made on the same way as ‘hundred years’ ago. As a matter of fact the mill started to...
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Oct 19, 2013

Sand Hills on the Veluwe

About 15 km's west of Apeldoorn is situated the so called "Kootwijkerzand". A huge area of shifting (inland) sand dunes in the middle of the Veluwe with lots of walking tracks....
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Aug 20, 2013
 
 
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Kootwijk – small village on the Veluwe

Most probably Kootwijk ('cote' = sheep fold / 'wick' = area) used to have a lot of sheep folds. But nowadays there is just a sculpture of some sheep on the square in the centre of this small...
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Aug 20, 2013

Radio Kootwijk – former transmitting station

After World War I a huge transmitting station was built on the shifting-sands of Kootwijk. In the beginning there was nothing but sand and woods. Of course the station needed workers and so a 'whole'...
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Aug 20, 2013

Man With Two Hats

This is a monument to mark the 55th anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands and to serve as a lasting reminder of the role of Canadian soldiers in securing that freedom. The statue was...
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Jun 25, 2013

Mariakerk - a national monument

The Mariakerk is dedicated to Our Lady of the Assumption is commonly called St. Mary's Church. She is the first and long time the only Catholic church in Apeldoorn; was built in 1895 and in 1898 put...
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Jun 25, 2013

Gift for Queen Beatrix

Saturday August 13 of the year 2005 (former) Queen Beatrix unveiled this stained-glass window in the 'Grote Kerk' in Apeldoorn. This very colourful window is a present from the citizens and employers...
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Jun 10, 2013

Het Oude Loo

An old hunting castle, next to the more well-known Palace Het Loo (now a museum), most probably built in the 16th century.Nowadays used by the Dutch royal family for ceremonies and to accommodate...
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Apr 09, 2013

Paleispark

The Paleispark (Park of the Palace) is part of the so called 'Kroondomein Het Loo', a large forest behind the Palace Het Loo.The Paleispark is the part close to the palace and was used by the royal...
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Apr 09, 2013

De Naald - our tallest monument

‘De Naald’ - in Apeldoorn also called De Gedenknaald - is with its height of 17 meters (56 feet) the tallest monument of my hometown and a landmark in the North-western part - were I live - of the...
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Apr 09, 2013

Top Hotels in Apeldoorn

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Van Golsteinlaan 20, Ugchelen, Apeldoorn, 7339 GT, The Netherlands
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Amersfoortseweg 86, Soeren , Apeldoorn, 7346 AA, The Netherlands
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Koningstraat 7, Apeldoorn, Gelderland, 7315 HR, The Netherlands
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Loolaan 556, (formerly Hotel Bloemink), Apeldoorn, Gelderland, 7315 AG, The Netherlands
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Raadhuisplein 5-7, Apeldoorn, 7311, The Netherlands
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Soerenseweg 73, Apeldoorn, Gelderland, 7313 EH, The Netherlands
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Top Things to Do in Apeldoorn

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Paleis Het Loo

This has always been the room for the prince and princesses - near to their mother's rooms. When Princess Juliana reached age 18, she decorated the room with contemporary 20's furniture. When she...
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Apenheul Primate Park

Apenheul is a specialized zoo on the outskirts of the Dutch city of Apeldoorn. The garden is located in the Mountain & Forest Nature Park (200 ha). In Apenheul monkeys from Africa, South America...
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Forests of Apeldoorn

The Beekbergerwoud was home to the last primary forest of the Netherlands, which was cut down in 1871. It was a swampy forest, growing on peat land. When the forest was cleared, the trees chopped down...
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Hoge Veluwe National Park

This is the nature park Veluwe. This is 13.585 acres (5.500 hectares) of forest, heath, water and sand. There's also a museum and a statue garden. You can walk around there, or take a free bike at the...
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CODA Museum

C(ultuur) O(nder) D(ak) A(peldoorn) is an unique museum with a mixture of old and new. CODA matches the former Historical Museum and the Van Reekum Museum for modern art, the Public Library of the...
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Raadhuis Apeldoorn

I didn't have time to visit this properly but the old town hall is an interesting building visually and aurally. With the town's bureaucracy having outgrown the confines of this classic piece of...
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