The Veluwe today



In this huge protected area, nature has free rein. The Dutch big five, such as red deer, foxes and wild boars, get all the space they need here. And so do you! Walk over sand drifts and through pine forests. Cycle past blooming heathlands and beautiful sandy beaches and lakes.

Beautiful photo of a herd of zebras and giraffes in Burgers Zoo
Burgers Zoo, © Shutterstock

Discover attractions

Discover the diversity of the Veluwe during a day trip. The theme parks and amusement parks offer countless attractions for young and old. Spotting monkeys at Apenheul, screaming in a fast roller coaster at Children’s Amusement Park Julianatoren or enjoying art at the Kröller Müller Museum, the Veluwe has so much fun to do!


What are you looking for?

Discover the Veluwe: enjoy culinary delights, visit unique sights, experience exciting activities or relax in atmospheric accommodation.

A group of people look at a work of art at museum CODA Apeldoorn
CODA Apeldoorn, Apeldoorn © Hetty van Oijen


With numerous large and small museums, the Veluwe has a rich cultural heritage in the midst of beautiful nature. Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of art, history and creativity that is brought to life in the region’s museums!



Looking for an adventurous exploration of the Veluwe? With over one hundred hiking, biking and horseback riding trails, the Veluwe offers something for everyone!

A sales assistant shows off a pair of trousers at a clothing shop in Apeldoorn
Fashion Café Store, Apeldoorn © Jurjen Drenth

Shop 'till you drop

Discover the best stores in the Veluwe. It is teeming with fashion stores with beautiful brands, surprising gift shops and unique boutiques. Piece by piece gems where you can find something different than the average thirteen-in-a-dozen items.


Want to stay longer?

There are numerous charming holiday parks, campsites in all shapes and sizes, cosy bed and breakfasts and comfortable hotels ready to extend a warm welcome to you. Where are you going to stay?