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Gelderland

Your holiday home in Gelderland is located in the largest province in the Netherlands. Gelderland is bordered by six Dutch provinces, a German state, and the Veluwemeer. Because of this unique location, there is an enormous diversity of experiences to undertake near the characteristic holiday homes in Gelderland. A wide range of possibilities is offered to discover during your holiday in Gelderland.

Gelderland is a province of many beautiful estates and castles. You can visit them, but at Belvilla you can even rent a holiday home on an estate. You spend your holiday in a wooded area, where the squirrels come in the morning to take a look in the garden of your holiday home in Gelderland.

Your holiday home in Gelderland, near the Veluwe

Your holiday home in Gelderland is located near the Veluwe nature reserve. This beautiful nature is the most characteristic of Gelderland. The famous nature reserve of the Veluwe invites you to make long walks, long bike rides, water sports, horseback riding and golf. Enjoy the beautiful nature, the tranquillity, the space and the cosy villages and towns.

Holidays near the Veluwe guarantee endless enjoyment! Besides the beautiful nature with its flora and fauna, Gelderland also offers many culinary and wellness opportunities for your holiday. After a visit to the spa, enjoy a delicious wine and a delicious meal by a crackling fire. That's the best way to relax in your holiday home in Gelderland!

Excursions from your holiday home in Gelderland

There is of course much more to discover from the holiday homes in Gelderland, besides the various possibilities of the Veluwe. Visit the Kröller-Müller Museum, or the magnificent Paleis het Loo. For the children, there are several amusement parks within a short distance, like the Queen Juliana Tower. During your holiday, you can also visit all kinds of museums and animal parks, like the Dolfinarium in Harderwijk, the Apenheul in Apeldoorn, Burgers' Zoo, and the Open Air Museum in Arnhem. From your holiday home in Gelderland, you can also go on various cycling and car trips through the beautiful landscape, passing all kinds of sights.

Even more possibilities from your holiday home in Gelderland!

Do you really want to experience Gelderland during your holiday? If the weather permits, take a horse-drawn sleigh ride through Garderen. A romantic ride through the beautiful nature of the Veluwe. At the end of January, you can also attend the traditional slip yacht in Hoevelaken, or visit the Achterhoek wine tasting with its extensive golfing possibilities. At this wine tasting, you can also do interesting activities such as clay-pigeon shooting, toilet brush hockey or a scooter-ride. In Ede, you can go on unique excursions through nature with the forest ranger: 'In search of wildlife' or the 'Snert walk'. From the Polysport Activity Park, you can even go cross-country skiing with the whole family during your holiday in Gelderland! Or would you prefer a canoe trip or a 'saga safari' from one of the holiday homes in Gelderland? The Saga Safari is a spectacular journey where you will hear a voice telling you how to drive in your own car. During this tour, you will hear stories from the rich history of Gelderland, get exciting assignments and you will discover different landscapes, villages and cities. A real experience for the whole family, from your holiday home in Gelderland!

During your holiday in Gelderland, you will always find an interesting event or festival somewhere, such as: Farm & Country Fair (Aalten) or the Blues festival (Wageningen). The culturally rich cities of Nijmegen (the oldest city in the Netherlands), Arnhem and Apeldoorn are also located within driving distance of the holiday homes in Gelderland. In addition, Gelderland borders Germany, making it perfectly possible to combine your holiday with a holiday in one of the unique holiday homes in Germany.

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Holiday in Gelderland - FAQs
How many Belvilla holiday homes can I choose from in Gelderland?
There are 260+ Belvilla holiday homes in Gelderland.
What are the most important places to visit in Gelderland?
Some of the best places to visit are the cities of Arnhem and Nijmegen, Actherhoek, the natural landscapes of Veluwe, the Gardens of Appletern, De Hoge Veluwe National Park, and the Museum De Bastei.
Any activities that I must include during my stay in Gelderland?

Visit Arnhem and Nijmegen for history and architecture. Gelderland also has some of the most stunning landscapes around – ideal for walks and exploration on foot or cycle.

What are the recommended dishes in Gelderland?

The Arnhemse Meisjes or traditional Dutch cookies are a must-try in Gelderland.

When is the ideal time to visit Gelderland?
June to August are the best months to visit.