Get on your bike, in a boat or get your hiking shoes and discover the beautiful Waterreijk Weeribben Wieden with its many picturesque towns and villages. Hear the silence, feel the space, smell the scent and taste the typical hospitality of Waterreijk Weeribben Wieden. This is the area where's you're really away, but still a little bit at home.
A resting point is a possibility for a short stop at local residents in the area of Waterreijk Weeribben Wieden, where you will receive a surprising look at their yard. At the Resting Point you'll find a bicycle pump, repair set, two charging stations for your e-bikes. There also is a table with two benches, a striking bicycle rack in the shape of a log, coffee, tea and lemonade with a nice snack. You'll find your Resting Point in Vollenhove at Overijssel holiday park`t Akkertien at de Voorst - Noordwal 3 - Vollenhove
Historical city walk:
This is a walk along the most important monuments in Vollenhove. A visit to the St. Nicolas Church (the Great Church) is included. Here we'll pay attention to architecture, church interior and church practices.
In the historical garden of "Marxveld" we'll talk about the many centuries of garden landscaping.
Vollenhove is a small town with a rich history. In the year 994, the town was mentioned for the first time in the Netherlands under the name Fulnaho (bird forest). It was a large forest and an important area for hunting. In the following years, the town of Vollenhove grew bigger. In the 12th century a fortress and a church were built.
Weerribben Wieden is a beautiful region in the northwest of Overijssel. A region where you can sail, cycle, and hike through the beautiful forest, reeds, water landscapes, and picturesque towns, such as Giethoorn and Blokzijl. The area is also known for the Weerribben-Wieden National Park, the largest lowland peat moor area of northwestern Europe. In this versatile area, plants, animals and people feel at home.
There are many miles of hiking and cycling routes spread across the beautiful nature reserve. These will lead you past the most beautiful parts of nature and many unique villages and towns in this fantastic piece of Overijssel.