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Hiking through Harderwijk and the Veluwe

Take a short but educational and interesting walk through Harderwijk’s inner city, or put on your hiking boots for long walks through the Veluwe. Harderwijk is a perfect starting point for beautiful walks.

Walk through historical Harderwijk

Within the city of Harderwijk, two organisations offer city walks: Stichting Rondeel (Rondeel Foundation) and the Gilde van Harderwijker Stadsgidsen (Guild of City Guides in Harderwijk). With enthusiasm and joy the passionate city tour guides lead you to the most attractive places, as they tell you about the fascinating history and secrets of the city. Of course you can also organise your own walking tour.

Walking on the Veluwe

On the Veluwe you will find the most beautiful forests, heaths and sand drifts of the Netherlands. It a fantastic spot for hiking. Harderwijk is the ideal starting and finishing point for endless walks. In the end a delicious cup of coffee on the terrace, what do you think?

Hanseatic city walk

Harderwijk is a Hanseatic city. The Hanseatic city walk gives insight into the fascinating Hanseatic history. How many towers did Harderwijk have, what were the primary trade goods and what happened at the lovely square De Smeepoortenbrink? The Hanseatic city walk leads you to places which played a role during the time of the Hanseatic League. Almost literally you follow the footsteps of the traders, merchants and the Count of Gelre. 

Click at the link below to download the Hanseatic walk in Harderwijk and use the discount vouchers.

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Walk through the forest

Harderwijk borders the Veluwe. A splendid natural reserve, where you can have endless walks on the paved and unpaved paths. Several routes are available. For example, you could park along the Watertorenweg and visit the natural playground or take a walk to the Beekhuizerzand sand drifts.

Watertorenweg Speelplaats Beekhuizerzand Harderwijk