Palace Het Loo
Palace Het Loo
‘Paleis Het Loo’ is a 300 year old palace near Apeldoorn. This former residence of the Royal Family has been open to the public since 1984. The decorations on the inside of the palace alone are worth a visit and the gardens are an absolute highlight.
Stadtholder William III had Het Loo Palace built on the Royal Estate Het Loo as early as 1685. It served as the royal family’s summer residence for a long time, but has been converted into a magnificent museum since 1984. The palace’s decorations alone are worth a visit, and the gardens are absolutely stunning.
- Stroll through the stunning palace gardens and park.
- View the splendid coach stables and collection of antique cars.
Royal History at the Palace
The best way to get an impression of how the Royal Family lived throughout the last few centuries, is by visiting Palace Het Loo. The palace can be divided into three sections:
- The museum: has a splendid collection of historical objects, art and fashion.
- The former stables and coach houses: present a great line-up of carriages and old timers.
- The gardens and palace park: are still in their original 17th century style.
Visit Royal Palace Het Loo
Needless to say, the Palace Het Loo in Apeldoorn will take your breath away. You can visit the palace any day of the week, except on Mondays. A tour takes three hours and shows you every detail of Holland’s most stunning palace.
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Holland is home to many scenic areas and national parks with great walking tracks.