Just take a look at the beautiful province of Overijssel to see and understand the charm of Holland! A varied landscape and fascinating ancient cities make this an ideal destination for any type of holiday.
The province of Overrijssel is also called "the garden of the Netherlands." This is because of the forests, hills, meadows, farmland, cows, foxes, birds and geese.... With a wide network of cycle paths, this is a great area for cycling. The Weerribben-Wieden National Park is a marshy area and a destination for many migratory birds. The green hills of Salland Twente with its rich forests and farmland will not disappoint!
They have seven Hanseatic cities: Hasselt, Kampen, Zwolle, Hattem, Deventer, Zutphen and Doesburg. Each shows their extraordinary character. With thier old streets with historic buildings and traditional shops. Enjoy a delicious snack in one of the charming squares. The city of Zwolle is lively and friendly and has a medieval centre, a splendid theatre, many shops, hotels, restaurants and lovely parks to choose from...
Average summer temperature: 22 degrees
The Proosdij Deventer: the oldest stone house in the Netherlands (1130)
Weerribben-Wieden National Park
The famous Gingerbread.
A jar of mustard from Zwolle.
The Adventure Park Hellendoorn is situated in the forests of Overijssel.
Here you can take part in an adventure with pirates, ride the river rapids, go on laser games, and go on roller coaster rides.....Fun for the whole family!
You must try pannenkoeken- a pancake with bacon and cheese!
The Dutch love this sweet with the so-called "stroop" sugar syrup.
Zwolle is the ideal destination for shopping. The city offers a wide range of shops, also one of the largest markets in the province is here.
Giethoorn, "Venice of the North" or the "Venice of the Netherlands" is located in the province of Overijssel and is accessible by foot ,bike or canoe.
The typical houses with thatched roofs are located along the canal .
A really fascinating town to visit!