Flevoland is the youngest province in the Netherlands and is fully surrounded by water. It was made by draining the former Zuiderzee with the former islands Urk and Schokland. Flevoland consists of two polders: the Noordoostpolder and the Flevopolder. The region offers you an amazing holiday in the Netherlands and is perfect for getting fully rested. Look forward to the many nature hike and the countless water activities that are available in this province.
Are you sporty or more looking for a kick? During your stay or weekend away in Flevoland you can surf or sail on the Eem lake. Or try the Via Ferrata climbing trail. The surrounding nature is perfect for biking trips and hikes. So don't hesitate to discover the local fauna and flora. Are you looking for a unique experience? In the forest Hosterwold you can definitely find what you're looking for: you can walk through the gigantic poplars, go canoeing, mountain biking or mushroom picking.
At Aviation Theme Park Aviodrome there's not just a lot to see. Step on board of a mega large Boeing 747, the flight simulator and learn to sign morse code. Children can enjoy themselves with one of the children attractions and learn through playing how baggage is handled in an airport.
Walibi Holland in Biddinghuizen is a fun attraction park with various roller coasters, a swinging ship and a cart track. Step into the roller coaster Robin Hood and have an amazing ride in this fantastic wooden roller coaster. Or experience how rough the sea can be and climb aboard the swinging ship. Visit Merlin's Magic Castle and let him show you his magic tricks. Step into the tree logs of the Crazy River and have a lot of water fun or step into the El Rio Grande an be carried along the river. Walibi Holland offers you a whole day filled with entertainment and fun.
Have you always wanted to know what it feels like to be standing on a VOC ship? Then set sail to the Bataviawerf in Lelystad. Here the authentic reconstruction of the VOC ship Batavia from 1628 is moored and a replica of the biggest ship from the 17th century of Michiel de Ruyter is being built: The 7 Provinces. Go back in time and discover how exciting a visit to this enormous ship is.
Lighthouse of Urk
One of the sights of Urk in Flevoland is of course the Urk lighthouse! This lighthouse was built in 1844 and is now a national monument. On the first floor of the lighthouse there's a small exhibition about the lighthouse guards, what they did and interesting events. The lighthouse of Urk is a really must see in Flevoland!