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Enjoy peace and space during your holiday in Drenthe

From your holiday home in Drenthe, you can get acquainted with the region. Discover the many hidden cultural treasures, for example. A region with authentic villages, friendly cities, a rich past and hospitable people. The landscape is characterised by forests, heathlands with sheep, peat bogs and brook valleys. For a holiday in the Netherlands filled with peace and quiet and space, book a holiday home in Drenthe. Go for a detached, luxurious villa in the middle of various nature reserves, a lovely holiday home in a characteristic Drenthe village, a comfortable holiday home by the water or a rural, characteristic holiday farm. We have a suitable holiday home for every holidaymaker. Your holiday home in Drenthe is centrally located and will lead you to 52 dolmens, and more than a thousand burial mounds.

Hiking and cycling from your holiday home in Drenthe

Hiking, cycling or mountain biking are excellent in this region! Drenthe is a real cycling region, with an extensive network of cycle paths. These cycle paths often border on our holiday homes, so you can enjoy the landscape right away! An excellent way to savour the real Drenthe! Cycle through the heath, passing plants, sheep and cows. Hiking is also possible here. As it is, there are already three national parks where you can go for a walk: the Drents-Friese Wold, the Drentsche Aa and the Dwingelderveld. The Dwingerveld is a beautiful unique nature reserve, and may call itself the largest continuous wet heathland area in Western Europe. The gently sloping moors with puddles and fens, forest, and drifting sand, are beautiful to see. During your holiday in Drenthe, you can walk a part of the Pieterpad. Another nice tip: the Boomkroonpad. Here you walk along footbridges along the tops of the trees. Fun for young and old! Your holiday home in Drenthe is the starting point for a family holiday in nature!

What to do from your holiday home in Drenthe

A holiday in Drenthe means enjoying nature, culture and activities to the fullest. The rich history has left behind many beautiful sights, but contemporary life in Drenthe also has much to offer. Visit the Drents museum in Assen, the Boomkroonpad in Borger, Bartje in Assen, the Kabouterland in Exloo, the Sprookjeshof in Zuidlaren, the Verkeerspark in Assen, or the van Gogh house in Nieuw - Amsterdam. Visit one of the many authentic villages and towns in the region. Orvelte is perhaps the most beautiful village in Drenthe! Are you going on holiday with the kids? Make a day trip to Dierenpark Emmen and Speelstad Oranje. For rest and relaxation, visit one of the many wellness centres in Drenthe, for example Beauty Sauna Peize. There are many more fun activities to do in the region. Discover them all from your holiday home in Drenthe! 

Your holiday home in Drenthe between the dolmens!

Drenthe is of course known for the magnificent dolmens left behind by history. With sixteen dolmens, the city of Borger is the most visited megalithic area. That's also why the Dolmen centre is located here. From your holiday home in Drenthe, you can easily visit these immense stone cemeteries.

Water sports during your holiday in Drenthe

The many lakes, ponds and brooks in Drenthe, are a great place to have fun in the water. The most famous and largest lakes are the Zuidlaardermeer, the Leekerstermeer, and the Paterswoldsemeer. You can sail and surf endlessly here. Swimming enthusiasts can visit the many recreational lakes in Drenthe. For a relaxing canoe trip through the beautiful brook landscape, go to the Hunze. Dive into our offer and book a holiday home in Drenthe, directly on the water!

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Holiday in Drenthe, Netherlands - FAQs
How many Belvilla holiday homes can I choose from to stay in Drenthe?

There are 130+ Belvilla holiday homes in Drenthe.

What are the most important places for travelers to visit in Drenthe?

Drents-Friese Wold, the Drentsche Aa, the Dwingelderveld, Boomkroonpad, Drents museum in Assen, the Boomkroonpad in Borger, Bartje in Assen, the Kabouterland in Exloo, the Sprookjeshof in Zuidlaren, and the Verkeerspark in Assen are some of the most important places to visit in Drenthe.

Any activity that I must include during my stay in Drenthe?

Some of the must-try activities in Drenthe are:

  • Visiting museums and parks
  • Exploring villages and cities
  • Cycling through the heath, passing plants, sheep and cows
  • Hiking
  • Nature walks
What are the recommended dishes in Drenthe?

Some of the recommended dishes in Drenthe are Stroopwafel, Soused Herring, French fries, Croquette, and Patat.

When is the ideal time for the travelers to visit Drenthe?

The ideal time to visit Drenthe is in the months of May to September.