Welcome to Apeldoorn
Apeldoorn, a city with an extraordinary combination of nature, culture and urban amenities. Together with the beautiful, picturesque villages a stone’s throw away,
this city will show you the best of the Veluwe region.
Here you’ll find out all you need to know for an unforgettable visit to Apeldoorn.
Do you want to know what there is to do in Apeldoorn today or in the coming period?
Check out the events calender! You can specify when you want to do something or search by keyword.
To see & to do
A day out in Apeldooorn means that you have to choose. There is a lot to see and to do here. Visit the monkeys in Apenheul, discover amusement park Julianatoren or go back in time with a ride on the steam train. For those who want to be active, there is the Klimbos Veluwe or stroll through the largest sand drift in Europe and see the impressive building Radio Kootwijk.
New in Apeldoorn this month
From new attractions to new restaurants. Check out our latest hotspots and fun activities
Events come in all sorts and sizes: from a foodtruck festival to music spectacles. There are about 200 events in Apeldoorn each year. Discover your favorites!
Apeldoorn is a royal city. We have a special bond with the Dutch royal family. Experience what the family has done for this beautiful city and discover the extraordinary royal gardens in Apeldoorn.
Apeldoorn is a above all a green city. Enjoy beautiful walking, cycling and riding routes in nature in and around Apeldoorn.
Apeldoorn has a variety of shops. From well-known bigger stores to small boutiqes!
Those who want to eat out in Apeldoorn will have difficulty choosing. The range of restaurants is huge. Italian, Greek, International, Eastern, with or without Michelin star and in all price ranges, ambiances and tastes. In the culinary field, Apeldoorn has everything that a foodie could wish for.
Would you like to experience culture in the municipality of Apeldoorn? Here you will find an overview of tips about architecture, galleries and museums.
Apeldoorn is full of cozy bars, pubs and music stages for a fun night out.
But you can also go bowling, laser gaming, visit the theater or catch a movie at the cinema.
Staying the night
Apeldoorn offers too much to experience in one day. Staying the night is recommended. Instead of an afternoon at the amusement park, seeing art or going shopping, your stay suddenly becomes a short vacation.