Plan your visit

What to do?

Visit historical museums, get to know stories from the Second World War in Gelderland or explore the rich history of Gelderland together with a guide. Because there is so much to do, we advise you to stay the night and take the time to visit other beautiful attractions in the province. See the activities below and plan your visit!

Accommodation and day trip packages

Airborne Museum Hartenstein - Airborne Experience - Hi-Res-16
€1.800,-

Liberation of the Netherlands bus tour

What a special journey this is going to be! In 2020, the Netherlands will be celebrating 75 years of freedom! Between October 1944 and May 1945, Canadian forces pushed the German enemy out of the…

Memorial Tour
€1.850 p.p.

Memorial Tour

In 2020 we celebrate the liberation of the Netherlands 75 years ago and that we have been living in freedom ever since. The Memorial Tour offers you a diversity in history, culture and nature. Forests, Europe’s largest sand drifts,…

Rats, kuch & beans lunch
€19,90 pp

Walk Battle of Otterloo – 5 km

The 5th Canadian Tank Division set up camp in National Park De Hoge Veluwe. On the night of 16 to 17 April, a German infantry unit of 800 men penetrated the village. A fierce battle…

Market garden bicycle route
€7,50 pp

Market garden bicycle route – 40 and 60 km

Market Garden was the largest operation on Dutch territory during the 2nd World War. Thousands of paratroopers are dropped around Arnhem and also the Ginkelse Hei. The operation was largely a failure because a last…

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Package including a stay at Landgoed de Scheleberg and a visit to Airborne Museum

Experience an unforgettable holiday at TopParken. Combine your stay at Landgoed de Scheleberg with a visit to Airborne Museum Hartenstein and a free route map. Package consists of: One entry ticket per person for the…

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Package including a stay at Bospark Ede and a visit to Airborne Museum

Experience an unforgettable holiday at TopParken. Combine your stay at Bospark Ede with a visit to Airborne Museum Hartenstein and a free route map. Package consists of: One entry ticket per person for the Airborne…

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Package including a stay at Recreatiepark de Wielerbaan and a visit to Airborne Museum

Experience an unforgettable holiday at TopParken. Combine your stay at Recreatiepark de Wielerbaan with a visit to Airborne Museum Hartenstein and a free route map. Package consists of: One entry ticket per person for the…

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Package including a stay at Recreatiepark ’t Gelloo and a visit to Airborne Museum

Experience an unforgettable holiday at TopParken. Combine your stay at Recreatiepark ’t Gelloo with a visit to Airborne Museum Hartenstein and a free route map. Package consists of: One entry ticket per person for the…

Escaperoom voor de Vrijheid
From €38,50

Hideout package; cycle along hideouts and monuments in the Municipality of Aalten.

You feel it immediately when you visit the Achterhoek: history was made here. Stories were born here. If you like stories, you should visit Dinxperlo and Aalten. Due in part to their proximity to the…

Commemorate the Second World War

The Second World War left indelible marks on Gelderland. Visit cities that were badly damaged, places where people made a difference, or visit one of the many museums to learn about stories from during the war.

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Routes

41.6 km

Water as a Weapon – Driel

In October 1944 the German troops decide to flood a large part of the Dutch-German border area to avert an attack from the Allies.

50.6 km

Water als Wapen - Rindern

In October 1944 the German troops decide to flood a large part of the Dutch-German border area to avert an attack from the Allies.

4.0 km

Northern Perimeter Route

The perimeter walk largely follows the frontline of the Allied bridgehead in September 1944.

52.0 km

The well-hidden route

Cycle over the Beekhuizerzand sand-drift dunes, through woodland and heathland towards Vierhouten.

71.1 km

The fight for the Veluwe

After five years of occupation, the Netherlands was liberated in 1945. A lot happened in the Veluwe during the war years. On this route, you cycle along various historical locations that were central to the liberation of the Veluwe by the Canadian army.

50.0 km

Historical Liemers

A route through the thousands of years of Liemers history. You will pass exciting historical and Liberation Route locations. At these locations, you will find a marker, and a video or audio story will bring history to life.

Liberation Route Arnhem

There was a lot of fighting in the Arnhem-Wageningen area during the Second World War. The failed Allied operation Market Garden cost thousands of lives in September 1944.

46.0 km

Liberation route Heumen & Mook

The Liberation Route Europe gives you an impression of what happened in 1944 and 1945 in Noord-Brabant and Gelderland.

55.0 km

Nunspeet Memorial Tour

Tijdens deze fietsroute kom je langs verschillende plekken in de gemeente Nunspeet waar iets te vertellen is over de gebeurtenissen uit de Tweede Wereldoorlog. Fiets langs crash-sites, monumenten en locaties waar iets speciaals gebeurd is….

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