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.
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Hotel Apeldoorn is located in a peaceful setting close to the beautiful Veluwe National Park. Walk to the city centre in less than 15 minutes.This hotel offers you an attractive wellness area.... More
This elegant hotel is situated in the tranquil woodland setting of the Crown Estates Nature Reserve only 15 minutes drive from Apeldoorn. Charme Hotel Oranjeoord features accommodation with free... More
Bordering the Dutch National Park the Veluwe and only five minutes away from the Veluwe Lake you will find the pleasant four-star hotel Beyaerd. The central location in de Netherlands- right on... More
Fletcher Hotel Gilde is situated in a former rectory from 1751, only 550 metres from the main square in Deventer. It includes a 24-hour reception and original features such as stained glass. The... More
Four-star Hotel-Restaurant De Mallejan is situated on the Veluwe on a former crown estate. This stately hotel complex dates from 1862 and is surrounded by beautiful gardens and a sunny patio. Here,... More
Hotel-Restaurant Veldenbos Nunspeet offers corporate travellers and tourists budget-friendly accommodations strategically located in the heart of Nunspeet. Guests on a Nunspeet holiday can take... 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
Hotel-Landgoed Huis Te Eerbeek in Gelderland is a 3-star hotel offering a wide range of services, and conveniently located near Apeldoorn, Zutphen and Arnhem. It is a country estate with a modern... More
Nestled in the green heart of the Veluwe and situated on the fringe the picturesque centre of Beekbergen, is the charming, completely renovated 3-star Fletcher Hotel-Restaurant Het Veluwse Bos. The... More