Campsites in Overijssel


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Campsites in Overijssel

• Discover nature on foot, by bike or by canoe
• Medieval Hanseatic towns Deventer and Zwolle
• National Parks Salland and Weerribben
• Giethoorn, the Venice of the North

The campsites in Overijssel are surrounded by nature and are ideal for a stay with a camper, caravan or tent. There are many campsites along the IJssel, ideal for a nice walk or bike ride along the water. The IJssel forms the natural border with Gelderland in the southwest of Overijssel. Would you like to discover the surroundings from the campsites in Overijssel? Then visit cities like Enschede, Deventer and Zwolle. In these cities, you can shop to your heart's content and enjoy a well-deserved meal in the cozy restaurants and make beautiful trips with the children. The Attractiepark Slagharen, the Adventure Park Hellendoorn and the Ecodroom in Zwolle should definitely be on the to-do list.

The nature around the campsites in Overijssel

The nature lover comes to rest on the campsites in Overijssel. A large part of the province consists of forest and nature areas. Very attractive are the two national parks in the province, the Weerribben-Wieden and the Sallandse Heuvelrug. From the campsites in the National Park De Sallandse Heuvelrug you can go on foot or by bike directly into the nature! In addition, the many private properties and old farms offer unique panoramas. The history and nature of Overijssel are closely linked. So the story has left beautiful castles, farms, windmills and the cozy and atmospheric Hanseatic cities. These can all be reached one after the other from the campsites in Overijssel.

Holiday region Salland
The holiday region Salland lies between the IJssel and the national park Sallandse Heuvelrug. Here you will find beautiful scenery along the IJssel near the campsites in Overijssel, an impressive pine landscape, wooded hills with nature reserves and vast moors in the Sallandse Heuvelrug National Park. In addition, Salland is characterized by a variety of cozy villages, impressive country houses, castles, windmills and not least by the beauty of the Hanseatic city of Deventer.

A bike ride in Salland offers a variety of landscapes while cycling along the IJssel. Cross the IJssel by ferry and enjoy the view during your stay. Salland has about 400 kilometers of signposted bike paths with over 120 bike hubs. The route network consists of approximately 12 kilometers of cycle paths, all linked by numbered white-green signs. In addition, the bicycle network connects seamlessly with the bicycle networks in Twente, Overijssels Vechtdal, Veluwe and Achterhoek.

Camping on campsites in the Twente
Twente is located in the eastern part of the province of Overijssel. Twente is located outside the big cities in a region with great scenic qualities. It has a beautiful landscape with important nature reserves, such as the Lutterzand and the heath on Friezenberg at Markelo. In addition, Twente is known for its many green estates, of which Singraven, Weldam and Twickel are the best known. In Ootmarsum, Denekamp, Nijverdal and Markelo, the landscape is hilly, with beautiful large forests, with many hiking and cycling opportunities around the campsites. Twente is rightly regarded in the Netherlands as a "cozy region" and is very popular with campers. Ask the animation team for the well-known regional Twente: Klootschieten. This game is played by throwing wooden weighted balls as far as possible (underhand) over unpaved roads and flat terrain.

Camping on campsites in Vechtdal
The River Vecht meanders through a beautiful landscape and passes through picturesque villages, estates, forests and heaths. In this beautiful part of Overijssel you will be delighted by the beautiful view from the campsites in Overijssel. A few important places along the Vecht are Gramsbergen, Hardenberg, Dalfsen and Ommen. The Vechtdal is an area that is ideal for sturdy hiking boots and a bicycle with a picnic basket. In addition, the Vechtdal is also very good to explore with a canoe and the forests are ideal for a nice trip with a scooter or a walk with GPS. Would you rather go to the water? Do you fish early in the morning while nature is still resting? And do you like watching the sunrise? In addition to the open agricultural landscape, there are also extensive forests such as Hardenberg, Ommen, Landgoed Eerde and in the north at Staphorst.

Hanseatic cities in Overijssel
Around the campsites in Overijssel are the famous Hanseatic cities. The Hanseatic cities consist of the cities: Hasselt, Kampen, Zwolle, Hattem, Deventer, Zutphen and Doesburg. These cities are all on the IJssel. They are former trading cities from the medieval Hanseatic League. And every city is a tourist attraction. The trade in the Middle Ages consisted of articles such as salt, fish, grain, wood, beer, wine, cloth, beeswax and furs. The sea and the rivers were important in the transport of these goods. There was a lot going on in the Hanseatic cities and the economy was flourishing like never before. This prosperity was in beautiful buildings such. B. Graceful trading houses and impressive trading offices. The originally small towns were transformed into powerful cities with imposing city walls and gates. The traces left from this time can still be found in these beautiful cities.

Camping on campsites in Kop van Overijssel
The Kop of Overijssel is located in the northwest of the province. Well-known places in this area are Kampen, Staphorst and Steenwijk. Characteristic of the nature around the campsites in the Overijssel is water, forest and extensive nature. The campgrounds are fun and often close to picturesque villages such as Giethoorn, Blokzijl and Steenwijk. Steenwijk is originally a fortified town with ramparts and canals dating back to the Eighty Years' War. Giethoorn is the most famous village and is also called "Venice of the North" because of the many canals in and around the village. Be sure to visit the visitor center De Wieden, which consists of several attractive buildings connected by a centuries-old street and a plank path. Various activities such as a cruise and a visit to a duck bait are possible here.

National Park De Weerribben
The National Park Weerribben - Wieden is 10,000 ha and is one of the most important wetlands in Europe. The area originated in places where peat was used in the past. This has created connected lakes. The boat trips through the Beulakkerwijde, the Belterwijde and the Schutsloterwijde are beautiful. Also in the Weerribben and in the rest of the region various cycling and hiking trails were created. The active camper comes here at his expense.

Camping in the IJsseldelta
The IJsseldelta region consists of the municipalities Kampen, Zwartewaterland and Zwolle and is a new tourist region in Overijssel. The region has much to offer: water, history, nature, religion, art and culture. The National Landscape IJsseldelta - the IJssel, the Zwarte Water and the Zwarte Meer with the historic Hanseatic cities of Kampen, Hasselt, Hattem and Zwolle - offer many opportunities for water sports, cycling and hiking. The Mastenbroek region is located in the middle of the National Landscape IJsseldelta. Mastenbroek is known for its linear division. This gives the canoeist the ideal opportunity to discover the IJsseldelta