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City break in Apeldoorn. Active leisure ideas for Apeldoorn - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Apeldoorn, Oranjepark There are many ways of exploring places of interest in Apeldoorn. Tourists can do that on foot or they can rent a bike and discover the city and its outskirts in a fast and convenient way. Moreover, it takes only 20 minutes of cycling to reach the suburbs from the center. The traditional route includes Het Loo Palace and the Royal Forest. Fans of sport also have an amazing opportunity to attend various events in the Omnisportcentrum. It is a large velodrome that regularly hosts competitions of the international and national level. Cycling, tennis, athletics or volleyball – there is always something interesting going on in this arena.
Apeldoorn has unique design hotels attracting attention of those fond of casual setting. Bastion Deluxe Hotel Apeldoorn features gorgeous design and aristocratic interior. The rooms are … Open
Tourists, who like participating rather than watching, as well as all fans of extreme sports, are welcome to try skydiving. Teuge airport offers this one-of-a-kind opportunity to all local people and guests of the city. This airport is located on the outskirts of Apeldoorn, but there is a direct bus from the city center, so it takes only 15 minutes to reach it. Teuge airport is one of the few places in the Netherlands that offers skydiving and parachute jumping. Skilled instructors will help beginners to overcome fear and jump with them to make sure everything runs smooth. The airport also provides guests with helicopter and airplane chartering lessons.
Tourists, who visit Apeldoorn in May, simply cannot miss Jazz in the woods. This is one of the largest festivals in the city that is held on the last Friday and Saturday of May. This is the time when whole Apeldoorn turns into a large party. Music and entertainment simply don’t stop during these days. Copyright
The most luxurious hotel of Apeldoorn is Hotel Gastronomique De Echoput. The former is situated at a Veluwe resort surrounded by incredibly picturesque landscaped gardens. Design of … Open
Tourists with children will also not get bored in Apeldorn. They are welcome to visit Koningin Juliana Toren. This is a popular theme park oriented for families. As a rule, kids love this place so much that they want to stay there longer, so expect to devote a whole day to the exploration of this fabulous place. The name of the park is translated as Juliana Tower, and that explains the location of the park. Julianatoren is built around the Queen Juliana Tower in the municipality of Apeldoorn. The tower was built in 1910 and is currently a protected landmark. This beautiful construction was built not far from Het Loo Palace in order to celebrate the birth of Queen Juliana of the Netherlands in the palace a year before, in 1909.
Shopping fans should head directly to Hoofdstraat. The majority of stores and shopping complexes are open on that and adjacent streets. As Apeldoorn is a regional shopping destination, there are many shops and boutiques for any taste and wallet. Oranjerie is the most popular shopping mall in the city. It offers a wide range of European brands and has stores with clothes for adults and children, accessories, household items, souvenirs, and much more. Tourists, who are more interested in smaller shops with authentic and unique items, will be not disappointed with Asselsestraat. Art boutiques, antiquity shops, workshops, bric-a-brac – even experienced collectors will gladly spend hours in fabulous shops of this street.
A family-run hotel B & B Het Kleine Landshuis offers travelers to stay at the real historic farmhouse for a few days. There are three cozy rooms with lovely country-style design that … Open
In the evening, consider visiting Orpheus National Theater. This is a magnificent theater of the international level that regularly hosts performances of famous troops and orchestras. Musical, cabaret, theater, ballet – the choice of genres is really wide. Speaking of art, the largest private collection of Van Gogh works in the world is located in Apeldoorn, and everyone is welcome to see it. For that purpose, visit the Kröller-Müller Museum. Once the excursion in the museum is over, walk to the nearby park to admire magnificent sculptures.
Raadhuisplein Local nightlife is mostly focused on Caterplein Square. There are many bars and restaurants and usually many people relax there. Tourists, who want to enjoy a romantic dinner in a more private place, will like Leienplein Square that is a few blocks away. Between the squares, there are also many cafes and pubs where visitors can eat and drink.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Apeldoorn and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Apeldoorn
♥   National Park 'De Hoge Veluwe' , 17.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Veluwezoom' , 19.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Sallandse Heuvelrug' , 33.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Utrechtse Heuvelrug' , 45.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Weerribben-Wieden' , 52.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Apeldoorn
♥   Amusement park 'Koningin Juliana Toren' Apeldoorn, 3.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Walibi Holland' Biddinghuizen, 28.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Avonturenpark Hellendoorn' Hellendoorn, 37.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Het Land van Jan Klaassen' Braamt, 37.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Amusementspark Tivoli' Berg en Dal, 44.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Apeldoorn
♥   Water park 'Aquaventura' Hellendoorn, 37.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'WipeOut Zoelen' , 48.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aqua Mexicana' Slagharen, 60.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'AquaMundo Center Parcs De Vossemeren' Lommel, 115.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquafun SunParks' Mol, 123.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Apeldoorn
♥   Restaurant 'De Echoput' Hoog Soeren. Type - Modern cuisine. 6.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'De Leest' Vaassen. Type - Modern cuisine|Creative. 8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Intens' Voorst. Type - Modern cuisine. 9.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant '’t Diekhuus' Terwolde. Type - Modern cuisine. 11.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Bouwkunde' Deventer. Type - French. 13.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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