Lelystad is the capital of Flevoland. Besides shopping, water sport facilities, two history museums and a funpark, you can forget about time in its surrounding nature. The lakes Oostvaardersplassen and Natuurpark Lelystad present a wild landscape with swamps, dunes, grasslands and a varied wildlife, including hundreds of bird species and Przewalski's horses.
What to do in Lelystad?
Visit Lelystad and it's hard to ignore its rich past. Batavialand takes you on a trip through 7000 years of Dutch history. At the shipyard you can see the replicas of famous VOC vessels and even climb aboard. In the Batavialand museum, the prolific history that sailed the past and future of the Zuiderzee is uncovered.
People travel from far away to spend a day shopping at Batavia Stad Fashion Outlet. A great funpark is Aviodrome, where the world of aviation is explained to young and old.