Things to do
Tulip Festival + Tulip RouteAdd to itinerary
Discover the longest and most colourful tulip route in Holland.Read more
Eating & drinking
Are you going to eat a lovely fish dinner in the traditional fishing village of Urk or would you prefer a terrace with a view of the Noorderplassen in Almere? There are many places with a view of the water in Flevoland. The Houtribdijk dam connects the province with North Holland on the other side. On the docks in Lelystad, there are several restaurants where you can enjoy the view of the Markermeer and Lake IJssel.
Eating by the water’s edge in Flevoland
Flevoland has the most special places where you can eat at the water’s edge. Take a look at our tips here!
Where to stay
Hotels in Flevoland
Check out the wide array of hotels, B&Bs and apartments in and around Flevoland. Enjoy the multifaceted destination of Flevoland with its beautiful natural landscapes, history, water sports activities, and modern architecture.
Sleep between the rollercoasters!
Want to stick around after a day at Walibi? You can! The amusement park has its own holiday park, where you will literally be sleeping between the rollercoasters. Young and old will have fun at the holiday park, for instance in the indoor swimming pool and recreation space.
Spend the night on the water in Flevoland
Sleep inside a floating ‘water bubble’ or wake up to a gorgeous view of the water.
Places to visit in Flevoland:
Visit this former island in Flevoland and discover its many monuments and archaeological treasures.
Visit this former island in the Zuider Zee and discover the unique culture and history of Urk.
A new city full of architectural highlights.
Find out what the capital of Flevoland has to offer.
Flevoland came into being in the 20th century when a dam transformed the Zuiderzee into the IJsselmeer lake, and is Holland’s newest province. And it’s beautiful!
Nature in Flevoland
Flevoland is characterized by beautiful nature reserves with unique flora and fauna. It has the biggest single deciduous forest in western Europe and wide open morass regions in which unique animals live. Countless waterfowl breed here, and you can even encounter several of Holland’s ‘big five’ wild animals (roe deer, red deer, wild boar, seal and beaver) on a regular basis.
Activities in Flevoland
There are a lot of cultural attractions in Flevoland as well. From UNESCO World Heritage Site Schokland and the former island of Urk, to museums like Bataviawerf and Nieuw Land Erfgoedmuseum in Lelystad, where you can learn all about the beginnings of Flevoland. Moreover, the city of Almere is one of the three architectural cities in Holland where you can also enjoy great beaches for recreational and water sports activities. If you like shopping, then don't miss out on Bataviastad, Holland’s biggest fashion outlet! In short, Flevoland is a multifaceted destination for a great holiday with the entire family.
Accessibility of Flevoland
The province of Flevoland is easily accessible by public transport and car. From Amsterdam, it is a 20 minute drive to Flevoland. From Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, you can get to Lelystad by public transport in just one hour. There is also a direct train connection from Amsterdam to Almere and Lelystad.