Hardenberg is a city and the same municipality at the Overijsselse Vecht with approximately 20000 inhabitants in the city, where also the municipality of the municipality is located. There is little to be said about the emergence of Hardenberg, but objects have been found in and around Hardenberg from the period before our era.
In the 80's of the 20th century, the importance of tourism around Hardenberg increased significantly. Close to Hardenberg and the campsites is the recreation pool De Oldemeijer. In the summer months, Hardenberg profiles itself as a "valve city" (to the valve man) and organizes under this flag many activities, such as the evening celebrations, the annual air balloon festival and various small activities and parties. Since 1989, the Bouwvak festival has been organized annually.
A major attraction is the Events Hall, where many different events and exchanges are organized. In Hardenberg there is also one more to see mill: De Oele Mölle. In the center of Hardenberg, the Stephan church is still a landmark. The Jodenberg at Hardenberg and the White or Saint Lambert church in Heemse are also worth a visit. The church used to be a Catholic church but later became a Protestant church. Furthermore, De Vecht attracts a lot of public with the grazing cattle.
The city of Hardenberg has thirteen entries in the national register. These include the City Pump as part of a monastery, the Hardenberg Town hall, the Stephan church and its tower, the Jodenberg and the city wall.