Apeldoorn is a large industrial town in the Netherlands known for its famous former residents, William and Mary of the royal House of Orange-Nassau. Nowadays, it attracts visitors interested in the rugged natural beauty of the adjacent Hoge Veluwe National Park area, as well as the charming rural villages that surround Apeldoorn. Amsterdam is only an hour away for those who want to revel in the urban nightlife and Red Light District after spending the day communing with nature.
- Het Loo Palace
- Hoofdstraat (Shopping Street)
- Koningin Juliana Toren (Amusement Park)
- See the monkeys at the Apenheul zoo
- Explore the forests of Veluwe on mountain bike
- Enjoy live music at the annual jazz festival in May
Winter days in Apeldoorn grow short toward the end of December, when there is only eight hours of daylight and temperatures can drop below freezing. Summers are warm with highs around 21-23°C from July to August. You will need to visit in the spring if you want to see the tulips in bloom.
Getting There & Around
The A1 Motorway will take you right into Apeldoorn. The extensive rail system connects to the town's three train stations from Amsterdam, which is 93 km away. The Netherland's capital city also has the nearest international airport.
You can get around Apeldoorn quickly and cheaply using the Syntus city bus system. There are bicycle rentals available at the train stations as well.
13 hotels in Apeldoorn, NL
Fletcher Hotel Apeldoorn welcomes travellers to elegant accommodations housed in a 19th century building that is located close to the forest area in Apeldoorn. Apart from exploring the area by... More
Offering well-appointed accommodations nestled in a country estate surrounded by gardens with oaks and ponds, Fletcher Hotel-Landgoed Huis Te Eerbeek makes for an idyllic retreat for travellers in... More
Offering equipped meeting rooms and comfortable accommodations, Charme Hotel Oranjeoord Hoog-Soeren makes for an ideal base for corporate and leisure travellers in this village in Netherlands.... More
Beyaerd provides modern facilities and comfortable accommodations for travellers visiting Hulshorst for business or leisure. Guests at this Netherlands hotel can first see the displays at... More
Fletcher Hotel Gilde invites travellers to well-equipped accommodations housed in a former 18th century rectory while in a business trip or recreational getaway in Deventer. Tourists at this... More
Offering comfortably furnished accommodations and convenient facilities strategically positioned close to bus links, Fletcher Hotel-Restaurant Het Veluwse Bos makes for a suitable base for... More
Effortlessly combining old-world glamour and charm with modern conveniences, Hampshire Hotel - 's Gravenhof Zutphen makes for an ideal base for business and leisure travellers. This elegant hotel... More
Offering warm welcome, high standards of comfort as well as excellent service, this modern style property provides an atmosphere of being at home, while away from home. GeneralThis property... More
Blending tranquil ambience, comfortable accommodation and friendly service, this property is an ideal place for business as well as leisure travellers. GeneralGuests travelling on business purpose... More