Almere is a city raised from the sea. The whole province of Flevoland used to be the Zuiderzee, before the Dutch reclaimed the land in 1976 and made the country bigger. The city was constructed in the seventies and became a spacious area, with many modern and innovative architectonic highlights.
- Visit the developing city of Almere, near Amsterdam, and admire its beautiful architecture.
- With 42 kilometers of coastline, Almere is perfect for beach and water sports enthusiasts.
- Discover the beautiful Oostvaardersplassen and Lepelaarsplassen nature reserves.
Highlights of Almere
Almere and the surrounding areas are like an architect’s dream. Imagine being given the opportunity to design an entirely new landscape and town from scratch. Add in a dash of Dutch design and ingenuity and you come up with a mind-boggling array of architectural feasts for the imagination. From the city of Almere it’s just a short trip to nearby forests and water sport facilities. Ideal if you like diving, fishing, sailing and wakeboarding.
Located on a polder raised from the sea, Almere now has roughly 200,000 residents. The city attracts thousands of architecture fans. You can arrange a guided tour or get information about the architecture of Almere at the tourist information office (VVV).
Spending the night in Almere
Are you searching for a hip design hotel, a romantic bed & breakfast, or a pleasant holiday home for your family? Almere has suitable accommodations for every taste and budget. Check out the comprehensive selection and book your perfect holiday here!