Weekend away in nature

Fancy a weekend away? Explore the area and unwind on a weekend away in nature. Explore the area by bike, rent an e-chopper or take a walking tour. Nature is the ideal location to completely unwind.

Discover the Veluwe

Spend your weekend away in nature at Europe's largest interconnected nature reserve: the Veluwe. With an area of 91,200 hectares, a visit to the Veluwe is worthwhile and you won't get bored. The Veluwe consists of two national parks. You can visit National Park De Hoge Veluwe and National Park Veluwezoom. Curious about the history behind the Veluwe? Then do the theme route by bicycle and immerse yourself in the development of paper, among other things.

Visit National Park Lauwersmeer

A weekend or night in the nature of the north of the Netherlands? Located on the border of Groningen and Friesland is National Park Lauwersmeer; a large nature reserve known as one of the most important bird areas in Europe. Spot special birds such as spoonbills, harriers and sea eagles during your weekend away in nature. Apart from spotting different species according to, you also have a chance of meeting the other inhabitants of the park such as royal horses, Scottish highlanders or foxes.

Explore the Utrecht Hill Ridge

Actively explore nature? Then a visit to the Utrecht Ridge might be something for you. The Utrecht Ridge is known as the most beautiful cycling area in the Netherlands. It offers plenty of diversity and an oasis of peace and quiet. You cycle through hilly forests, discover impressive castles and pass many restaurants. The Utrechtse Heuvelrug is located just outside the Randstad, ideal when you want to combine a city trip with a visit to nature.

Stay at Van der Valk

Relax at Van der Valk during your weekend away in nature and enjoy a comfortable stay. Make the most of the luxurious facilities during your stay. Visit the spa, take a dip in the swimming pool and enjoy delicious dishes in the restaurants. Out and about by bicycle or e-chopper? Then make use of the rental service and have a carefree adventure.

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