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Veluwe

You can enjoy it from your holiday home on the Veluwe! This beautiful wooded region is the pride of Gelderland and the ideal holiday destination for the whole family! The Veluwe, in the province of Gelderland, is a popular holiday region for a weekend trip or holiday thanks to the versatile range of tourist possibilities. With plenty of attractions, sights, museums, cycling and walking routes and wellness centres, there is plenty to do! Moreover, you look your eyes out through all the natural beauty for which the Veluwe is so famous. And last but not least: the offer of beautiful holiday homes in the middle of the woods, in the countryside and even on the water! From detached villa and characteristic thatched farmhouse to spacious group house and holiday home on a holiday park. Whether it's just the two of you, the family or the extended family, there's always a holiday home and outing to suit your needs. So quickly dive into our offer and find your ideal holiday home on the Veluwe!

Your holiday home on the Veluwe surrounded by nature

Nowhere else will you be so spoiled with natural beauty than on the Veluwe! This is the region where you can walk for hours without meeting anyone. Did you know that the Veluwe is the second largest nature reserve in the Netherlands after the Wadden sea? Here you can optimally enjoy a diverse and extensive landscape: pine and deciduous forests, heathland, meadows and typical beach drifts. Not to mention the nature parks, such as the Hoge Veluwe National Park and the Veluwezoom National Park. You can study animals at the special wildlife observation points and at Het Aardhuis, next to a museum, there is a special Wildlife Park, where you can see deer, roe deer and wild boars. Whether you visit this region in summer, autumn, winter or spring, you can enjoy it endlessly in every season. So book a holiday home in Gelderland, or even better, a holiday home on the Veluwe and get closer to nature!

So much to see and do, for the whole family!

Fancy an active holiday? Then you are absolutely right on the Veluwe! This beautiful region will be pleased to show you all the multifaceted attractions. How about a day trip to the Apenheul, a royal visit to Paleis het Loo or an exploration of the Kröller-Müller Museum. The diversity of museums, historic towns, castles and country houses, zoos and amusement parks complete the tourist offer! Young and old alike can enjoy themselves in the Dolfinarium Harderwijk, Burgers' Zoo, Ouwehands Dierenpark. Even more entertainment for the children can be found in the Family amusement park Koningin Julianatoren, Kinderparadijs Malkenschoten and SchatEiland Zeumeren. The climbing routes between the trees at Klimbos Ermelo will help you to push back challenging boundaries. And how about a ride on the steam train or a visit to a sheepfold? Of course, there are also many smaller museums, playgrounds and attractions to be found and discovered. Young and old do not have to be bored during a holiday on the Veluwe! Moreover, the Veluwe has a large and varied range of shops, from spacious department stores to cosy shops with regional products and antiques. Take a quick look between our holiday homes on the Veluwe and the holiday fun can begin!

Cycling and walking on the Veluwe

Doing nothing during a holiday on the Veluwe is not actually an option! Especially when the sports facilities and possibilities are as good and extensive as here. Because on the Veluwe you can enjoy the most beautiful cycling area in the Netherlands. Travelling through the beautiful forests, past meandering streams and moraines and vast heathlands. You will also experience impressive hours on foot, with or without a forest ranger! Along the way you will pass through historic villages, along different landscapes, over picturesque country roads and past centuries-old castles and country houses. Thanks to the extensive cycling and walking network, you will be taken to the most beautiful spots of the Veluwe. After a day of action you can relax in your holiday home on the Veluwe.

Taste the local products, experience the country life, from a holiday home in the Veluwe

A wonderful bike ride through nature. But you will experience the pure country life even better if you also stay in the countryside. Rent a holiday home or a (part of a) farm, as a starting point for a weekend in Veluwe. On the culinary tour? In the Veluwe you will also find farm shops here and there with natural local products such as honey, fruit, vegetables, jam, juice, farm ice cream, trout, organic meat, wine, beer, dry sausage and cheese. A nice break from the bike ride! And don't forget to bring some for the picnic. Enjoy all that this region has to offer, and relax in a rural farmhouse or holiday home on the Veluwe!

Hoge Veluwe National Park

This special national park deserves to be mentioned separately. The Hoge Veluwe National Park is home to 5,400 hectares of forest, heathland, fens and drifting sand, as well as a rich flora and fauna, and forms a unique and (inter)nationally renowned combination of nature, art and architecture. The park is home to red deer, roe deer, wild boars and moufflons that you may encounter during your visit. Game observation posts have also been set up at various locations. The park has several marked walking routes (including GPS routes), many kilometers of bridle paths and there are over 1700 White Bicycles ready for visitors who want to explore the park by bike. The park also has a visitors' centre and no less than three museums: the Kröller-Müller Museum, the Museonder or the hunting lodge Sint Hubertus. The Kröller-Müller Museum is world-famous for its collection of paintings by Vincent van Gogh and the Sculpture Garden, with a magnificent collection of sculptures. In short, a visit to the Hoge Veluwe National Park is a must for nature lovers!

Holidays on the Veluwe: pure enjoyment!

A holiday home in the Veluwe is the ideal starting point to discover this beautiful area. It is a region that is characterized by beautiful nature, but also by numerous attractions and sights. Belvilla offers a wide range of holiday homes on the Veluwe. Whether you are looking for a holiday home with your friends for the annual friends weekend, or whether you would like to stay in a comfortable home with your family, at Belvilla you will find a matching holiday home for every holiday occasion. Curious about a holiday home in Gelderland? Then quickly find your ideal holiday home in the Veluwe, or perhaps your ideal holiday home in the Achterhoek! Because this region is also absolutely worth a visit.

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Holiday in the Veluwe - FAQs
How many Belvilla houses can I choose from in the Veluwe?

There are 150+ Belvilla houses in the Veluwe.

What are the most important places to visit in the Veluwe?

Some of the most important places to visit in the Veluwe are Julianatoren, Kröller-Müller Museum, Hoge Veluwe National Park, and Dolfinarium Harderwijk.

Any activities that I must include during my stay in the Veluwe?

Some of the must-try activities in the Veluwe are -

  • Shopping
  • Cycling
  • Biking
  • Walking
If I'm coming from the UK, what are my options?

Travelers from the UK can reach the Veluwe by train or bus. They can also opt for a combination of flight, train, and bus or a combination of car and car ferry.

When is the ideal time to visit the Veluwe?

The best time to visit the Veluwe is from May to September.