Welcome to Apeldoorn

Explore the unique blend of history and modernity, from the royal Paleis Het Loo to the tranquil nature of the Hoge Veluwe. Be surprised by local culture and enjoy the versatility Apeldoorn has to offer. Whether you love history, nature or new experiences, Apeldoorn is waiting for you to be discovered.

Apeldoorn, The green and generous capital of the Veluwe

Here, in area, you will find the space to live, work, try and learn. With the Veluwe as its backyard; the largest contiguous nature reserve in the Netherlands. Generous, because the royal family settled here in the world-famous Paleis het Loo, but above all grand, wide, quality, spacious and hospitable.

Apeldoorn, Centrally located in the Netherlands

Apeldoorn is number 1 in the list of greenest cities in the Netherlands. Green is in our DNA. We make grateful use of the many green spaces we already have. Our spacious leafy neighbourhoods with beautiful houses. The many city parks. Centrally located in the Netherlands, Apeldoorn also has many innovative companies, such as Remeha and Achmea, and excels in the energy transition, security, tourism and government sectors. This also makes the city the perfect setting for organising a business conference or event.

Visit and Discover Apeldoorn

Visit Apeldoorn and discover the green and generous city in the middle of nature and centrally located in the Netherlands. Discover the best of Apeldoorn! You will find local tips, an overview of all outings and activities, the most beautiful places to walk, the nicest markets, the hotspots of Apeldoorn and much more. From the city, for our visitors and residents.

Visit an exhibition in one of the museums, have fun in one of the indoor playgrounds, wander through Europe’s largest sand drifts, cycle through kilometre’s of uninterrupted nature reserves or marvel at the impressive Radio Kootwijk transmitter building. Or would you prefer a lovely winter walk through nature or an instructive audio tour of the city centre?

An extraordinary combination of nature, culture and urban amenities

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.

Visit Apeldoorn for a city trip!