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Apeldoorn

3.8
Zoos · Gardens · Theme Parks
Situated in the picturesque district of Gelderland, Apeldoorn is known for its family-friendly atmosphere and lush greenery. Most visitors come here to see the Paleis Het Loo, a palace for the royal Dutch family that has been converted into a museum. Apeldoorn has gained national attention for the "Apenheul," the first-ever zoo for apes and monkeys who roam free with visitors. With our custom trip planner, The Netherlands vacations can be built around trips to Apeldoorn and other destinations in The Netherlands.
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Popular things to do in Apeldoorn

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Paleis Het Loo ©
Garden
Paleis Het Loo
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
Apenheul ©
Zoo
Apenheul
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
Klimbos Veluwe ©
Hiking Trail
Klimbos Veluwe
4.7
Duration: 4 hours
Park Berg en Bos ©
Park
Park Berg en Bos
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Apeldoorn

Nederlands Openluchtmuseum ©
History Museum
Nederlands Openluchtmuseum Arnhem
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
Kroller-Muller Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Kroller-Muller Museum Otterlo
4.5
Duration: 3 hours
Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
National Park
Hoge Veluwe National Park Gelderland Province
4.6
Duration: 8 hours
Burgers' Zoo and Safaripark ©
Zoo
Burgers' Zoo and Safaripark Arnhem
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min

Hidden gems in Apeldoorn

Paleispark Het Loo
Forest
Paleispark Het Loo
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
Kinderparadijs Malkenschoten ©
Theme Park
Kinderparadijs Malkenschoten
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
Kroondomein Het Loo
Wildlife Area
Kroondomein Het Loo
4.5
Duration: 4 hours
Kinderboerderij Laag Buurlo ©
Farm
Kinderboerderij Laag Buurlo
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min

Museums in Apeldoorn

Veluwsche Stoomtrein Maatschappij ©
Specialty Museum
Veluwsche Stoomtrein Maatschappij
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
CODA Museum ©
Specialty Museum
CODA Museum
3.5
Duration: 1h 30 min
Museum In De Zevende Hemel ©
Specialty Museum
Museum In De Zevende Hemel
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min

Kid-friendly things to do in Apeldoorn

Julianatoren ©
Theme Park
Julianatoren
3.2
Duration: 8 hours
Aquacentrum Malkander ©
Water Park
Aquacentrum Malkander
3.5
Duration: 8 hours

Parks in Apeldoorn

Oranjepark ©
Park
Oranjepark
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
Monkey Town Apeldoorn ©
Playground
Monkey Town Apeldoorn
4.1
Duration: 2h 30 min

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