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Heel Holland slaapt in... Gelderland! Alle leuke tips op een rijtje.

Spend the night in... Gelderland! All the best tips in one row.

08 June 2022

Gelderland is the province where you can enjoy the city, the nature, museums and activities for every age. From the Kroller-Muller museum, numerous bicycle- and walking routes on the Veluwe, the Apenheul to Burgers' Zoo. Gelderland is home to the most popular activities in the Netherlands. Bastion Hotels has three unique hotels in Apeldoorn, Arnhem and Nijmegen where you can stay for an affordable and comfortable night. This is possible alone, with friends, family and the whole family. We have listed all the great tips for Gelderland for you.

Versatile Apeldoorn: from Paleis het Loo to the Veluwe

Apeldoorn is a beautiful and versatile city, where you can visit for young and old. The cosy city centre offers nice shops and restaurants. Bastion Hotel Apeldoorn het Loo is the place to be for an overnight stay. You can park your car for free in front of the hotel, on our own parking. The hotel has family rooms, bicycle rental and a heated indoor pool where you can relax after a busy day. 

One of the best tips of Gelderland is to visit the green surroundings of National Park de Hoge Veluwe. In the middle of this area you will find Kootwijkerzand, Radio Kootwijk and the Kröller-Möller Museum where you can admire paintings by Van Gogh, among others. The hotel in Apeldoorn is only 20 minutes by bike or 10 minutes by car from these hotspots. The Paleis het Loo has recently been renovated and is open for visitors again. In 10 minutes by foot or 5 minutes by bike, you'll be at the entrance where you can choose to take a guided tour or walk around on your own. 

Te do in Apeldoorn

Bustling Arnhem: shopping and fun

Arnhem is a cosy and old city where you can combine shopping with nature, museums and nice trips. The Bastion Hotel Arnhem is situated in the centre, at the Rijnkade, a 5-minute walk from the Korenmarkt.  The hotel has bicycle rental and private parking facilities. You park your car in our garage or you are in front of the door in 10 minutes from the station. You pick up your bicycle and within 20 minutes cycling distance you have the Burgers' Zoo, the adjacent Dutch Open Air Museum and you can cycle to the Posbank. The beautiful Eusebius Church is located behind the hotel, this church has something very special... you can climb the tower and enjoy the view from the glass balconies. Are you up to it?

Things to do in Arnhem

Authentic Nijmegen: the oldest city in the Netherlands

Nijmegen is a world-famous city; every year more than 45,000 people come to take part in the Nijmegen Marches. Not only is that very special, but Nijmegen is the oldest city in the Netherlands. If you like culture and history, this is the city to visit. Museum het Valkhof is a wonderful museum to visit, where you will find a collection of antiquities. Bastion Hotel Nijmegen is located a 10-minute drive from the city centre and a 5-minute walk from station Goffert. By train you are in the old centre in a few minutes. You can park your car for free in front of the hotel, this way you can discover this beautiful city.

Things to do in Nijmegen

  • Groesbeekse bossen
  • De Ooijpolder
  • Stadswandeling
  • Goffertpark

Gelderland has plenty to offer, from beautiful cities and nature to fun museums and lots of history. 
Book your weekend away in one of our 3 hotels in Gelderland, check them here. 


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