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Holiday parks near Amersfoort


Discover the medieval inner city of Amersfoort, bursting with history and culture. Wander through the streets and along the Muurhuizen. Enjoy cozy restaurants, take a trip through the canals or take a look at the museums and theaters in Amersfoort.

From Muurhuizen to museums

The inner city of Amersfoort is full of cozy squares like the Varkensmarkt, the Hof or the Groenmarkt. The former business area around the old Prodentfabriek was renamed De Nieuwe Stad, a creative incubator with studios and pop podium FLUOR. Of course you must climb the tower of Our Lady and take a look at the Koppelpoort. Wander through medieval streets and along the Muurhuizen, built on the site of the first city wall. In Amersfoort you can also enjoy cozy restaurants, take a boat trip on the canals or walk into one of the museums or theaters. For example, you can learn all about the painter from Amersfoort in the Mondrian House, discover the history of Amersfoort in Museum Flehite and admire art at Kunsthal KAdE. For an evening out, theaters De Flint and De Lieve Vrouwe are highly recommended, while Dierenpark Amersfoort is a fun outing for young and old!

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Surroundings Amersfoort

Nature begins just outside Amersfoort. Go for a walk along the Eem, wander along a wooden shoe path in the vicinity of Stoutenburg Castle or seek out the heath. On the Leusderheide for example or at the Den Treek-Henschoten estate. Also special is the Pyramid of Austerlitz, the highest point of the Utrecht Hill Ridge, which was built in 1804 as a tribute to Napoleon.