Zwolle shopping

Food in Zwolle

Zwolle Balletjeshuis

The sweet-toothed will adore this centuries-old sweet shop, packed to the rafters with its cinnamon sticks, liquorice, wine balls and the house speciality, Zwolse Balletjes (pillow-shaped boiled sweets flavoured wit…
Market in Zwolle


The market occupies most of the former Melkmarkt, Oude Vismarkt and the star-shaped centre. Fish, fresh fruit and vegetables, clothes – anything goes. In summer, crowds surge and it becomes a party.
Books in Zwolle

Waanders in de Broeren

A bookstore and cafe magnificently ensconced in the church of a 15th-century Dominican convent, complete with stained-glass windows, frescoed ceiling and organ. It has a reasonable choice of novels and guidebooks in…