August 09, 2022


The 5 most beautiful national parks in the Netherlands


Tips for a holiday near a National Park

Fresh air, views of the Dutch countryside and the Veluwe. There is nothing better than holidaying in Dutch nature. Many of our holiday parks in The Netherlands are located near the most beautiful National Parks in the Netherlands. Ideal for an active holiday or just to relax. These are the 5 most beautiful National Parks of the Netherlands and our tips for holiday homes in the area.

Discover the National Parks of the Netherlands

1. National Park Dunes of Texel

2. Biesbosch National Park

3. Hoge Veluwe National Park

4. National Park Weerribben-Wieden

5. National Park Dwingelderveld

The ultimate island feeling in Texel Dunes National Park

Every year, National Park Dunes of Texel attracts active holidaymakers. Nowhere else will you find so much variation in the landscape as here. This unique piece of the Netherlands consists of colourful heathland, dunes and salt marshes.

Not for nothing is Wadden Island Texel also called Bird Island. Some 80 bird species have found their feeding and resting place here. Whether you opt for a dune walk, cycle ride, bird watching, a guided tour or visit the Ecomare: nature lovers will be in for a treat.

Our accommodation tip near National Park Dunes of Texel is holiday park EuroParcs De Koog. Why? The modern holiday homes in this holiday park are located on the edge of the national park. Discover more about our holiday parks at holiday island Texel.

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National Park De Biesbosch: the place for active people

An adventurous labyrinth full of small rivers and streams characterises National Park De Biesbosch. The willow forests, streams and islands make the tidal river delta of De Biesbosch a popular holiday destination.

Looking for adventure? Then this is the place for you. Not only is it the perfect place for walking, you can also go cycling or get into a boat or canoe. You can also dive into the water, explore the area on horseback or go fishing during your holiday. One thing is certain: you will not be bored in De Biesbosch National Park.

Animal lovers will also be delighted by the many water birds and beavers that live here. Our tip: join an excursion organised by the Bezoekerscentrum De Biesbosch in Dordrecht. Find the perfect accommodation to stay at holiday park EuroParcs De Biesbosch. The perfect starting point for an active holiday in one of the most beautiful national parks in the Netherlands.

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Nature meets art in Hoge Veluwe National Park

In Hoge Veluwe National Park, you will find not only nature and an extraordinary landscape, but also history, art and culture.

With a bit of luck, you might spot a rare fritillary or an impressive red deer in the park. What else awaits you as a holidaymaker? How about forest, dry and wet heathland and drifting sand. Moreover, it is a good place for numerous activities: tour on the free white bikes or explore the park via one of the many hiking trails. National Park De Hoge Veluwe also has plenty to offer art lovers and those interested in history. For example, visit the Kröller-Müller Museum with a large Van Gogh collection or make a tour in Jachthuis Sint-Hubertus.

Looking for a suitable accommodation near Hoge Veluwe National Park? For example you can choose from holiday park EuroParcs De Hooge Veluwe, EuroParcs De Wije Werelt and EuroParcs De Zanding. All of them and more holiday parks at the Veluwe are located on the edge of the beautiful national park Hoge Veluwe in the Netherlands!

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Peace and quiet in Weerribben-Wieden National Park

Nature as far as you can see: National Park Weerribben-Wieden covers an area of about 10,000 hectares and is perfect for an active holiday. Ditches, marsh forests, vast reed beds and hay meadows alternate here.

National Park Weerribben-Wieden is considered the largest connected low moor area in north-western Europe. It is home to special plants and animals, such as the great fire butterfly, the otter and the black tern. All this makes National Park Weerribben-Wieden one of the most beautiful national parks in the Netherlands. All these animals and plants are best seen on foot, by bike or in a boat.

Are you curious about this beautiful area? Then rent a holiday home at holiday park EuroParcs De Wiedense Meren. Enjoy comfort at the park with one of the Netherlands' most beautiful national parks just around the corner!

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National Park Dwingelderveld in Drenthe

In the list of most beautiful national parks in the Netherlands, National Park Dwingelderveld cannot be missed. This largest wet heathland area in Europe is located in the south-west of Drenthe.

Here, nature shows its best side. The heathland is dotted with peat pools and swampy areas where many protected plants are found. Moreover, various species of butterflies and birds live here. Not only does this area lend itself perfectly to walking or cycling, you can also go bird watching or take an organised tour. For example, take a covered wagon ride or search for deer with the forest ranger.

Does this sound like a perfect holiday? Good to know: holiday park EuroParcs Ruinen and EuroParcs De Wiltzangh are located right on the edge of National Park Dwingelderveld.

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Nature in the most beautiful national parks of the Netherlands

In the most beautiful national parks of the Netherlands, you are in the midst of beautiful nature. Of course, we want to keep it that way. That is why it is important that you do not leave anything behind in nature that does not belong there, so that everyone can still fully enjoy it in the future.