Bed & Breakfast in Gelderland, Netherlands
Gelderland is by far the greenest and largest region of the Netherlands. Its easy accessibility, beautiful nature and interesting landmarks attract hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. Staying at a bed and breakfast in Gelderland is a very convenient way to immerse in the authentic atmosphere of the region and enjoy its numerous delights. Expansive moors, thick forests, hills, polders, rivers and cultivated farmland form the picturesque landscape of Gelderland. The largest concentration of forests and moors is located in the Noord-Veluwe region, part of which is the first and largest national park of the Netherlands - the Hoge Veluwe National Park, which is preferred for walking, cycling, hiking, camping, horse riding. Convenient starting points for visiting the park are Arnhem, Hoenderloo, Apeldoorn, Ede, Brummen, Hattem, Nijkerk, Putten, Wageningen, etc. Fans of water sports, camping and cycling may visit the Veluwemeer with the beautifully preserved medieval towns Elburg, Ermelo, Nunspeet. Those who prefer the gentler landlines of plains, farms and orchards may consider visiting the Rivierenland region and the town of Tiel - the largest fruit producer in the country, or the Hanseatic town Harderwijk famous for its dolphin theme park. Of course Gelderland is not only about unspoilt nature and memorable outdoor activities. Inhabited since ancient times, it is the home of the oldest city in the Netherlands - Nijmegen, which dates back to Roman times. However, the overall appearance of Gelderland is predominantly medieval. Plenty of castles, windmills and watermills, Protestant and Roman-Catholic churches decorate the landscape of its major towns: Doetinchem, Zutphen, Vaassen, Wijchen, Vorden, Groenlo, Rozendaal, Arnhem, Apeldoorn, Doornenburg, Ammerzoden, Nijkerk, Wageningen, Zevenaar, Eibergen. A Gelderland bed and breakfast may be located in a charming farmhouse in the countryside or in an elegant town house with typical Dutch architecture in the towns. In any case, B&Bs in Gelderland demonstrate in the best way the hospitable character of the local people and offer modern comfort and home-like cosiness in a relaxed setting.