Attractions

Top Choice Park in Hoge Veluwe National Park

Hoge Veluwe National Park

A visit to Hoge Veluwe easily fills an entire day. Highlights include scenic cycling and hiking through pine forests and past unexpected open-drift sand dunes, and gorging on Van Gogh masterpieces in world-class Krö…
Top Choice Museum in Hoge Veluwe National Park

Kröller-Müller Museum

Nestled between trees, this striking museum has works by some of the greatest painters of several centuries, from Bruyn the Elder to Picasso. Its Van Gogh collection rivals that of the artist's namesake museum in Am…
Top Choice Museum in Oosterbeek

Airborne Museum Hartenstein

Inside a 19th-century, primrose-yellow mansion used by both the British and the Germans as HQ during Operation Market Garden, this much-visited museum does a good job of laying out this disastrous mission and puttin…
Top Choice Cultural Centre in Nijmegen

Honigcomplex

No address reflects the city's youthful zest more than this soup factory-turned-entrepreneurial hub, 1.5km west of Grote Markt by the river. Until 2022 the gargantuan industrial space is open to creatives: coffee ro…
Top Choice Historic Building in Deventer

Museum de Waag

At home in one of the country's oldest weighing houses (1528), this evocative museum in the middle of the Brink explores local history. During Deventer's heyday in the 14th and 15th centuries, merchants and traders …
Top Choice Church in Zwolle

Onze Lieve Vrouwe Basiliek

People from Zwolle say they know they're home when they see the iconic Onze Lieve Vrouwetoren (also known as the Peperbus, or Peppermill), a huge basilica built between 1394 and 1452 to dominate the skyline. From at…
Top Choice Historic Building in Kampen

Nieuwe Toren

This landmark tower, built purely as a show of wealth in the 17th century, stands tall (albeit it with an incredible lean) on main street Oudestraat. Its carillon (1659–62), originally strung with 30 bells but now c…
Top Choice Museum in Zwolle

Museum De Fundatie

Housed in a neoclassical courthouse by the canal, Zwolle's acclaimed art museum stages large-scale temporary exhibits by contemporary figures. The small permanent exhibit traces the trajectory of modern art through …
Top Choice Church in Deventer

Grote of Lebuïnuskerk

The city's main church is named after the English cleric who founded it in 738; the present Gothic structure dates from the late 15th century. Its many wall paintings, whitewashed by Protestant mobs in 1580, were la…
Top Choice Museum in Nijmegen

Nationaal Fietsmuseum Velorama

Down by the riverfront is this museum with more than 250 bikes: everything from 19th-century wooden contraptions and hand-propelled bikes to an entire room devoted to penny farthings, plus more modern machines. It's…