Vierhouten, a town in the municipality of Nunspeet in the Dutch province of Gelderland, carries the honorary title “Culinary pearl of the Veluwe” due to its welcoming hotels, restaurants and of course the Wilddagen (Wild Days). The name Vierhouten probably refers to the four forests, ‘four woods’, that surround the village: the Vierhouterbos, the Vreebos, the Elspeterbos and Gortelsebos. This is where you can find gnarled trees, shifting sands, heaths, quiet lakes and open spaces. Red deer, roe deer, wild boar, mouflon sheep, badgers and hawks may cross your path here.
You will never be bored in and around Vierhouten, whether you are looking for activities during the day or during the night. From theatre to cinema, from terrace to small pub. Moreover, it is a perfect city to go shopping.
Hotels near Vierhouten
There are a couple of hotels in Vierhouten. It is a small city, so no matter where you will stay, you will always be close to the city centre, nature, the public transportation to surrounding cities and the sights around the city. Choose a hotel just outside of Vierhouten for a relaxing stay in nature.
Popular sights around Vierhouten
The Hidden Village A well-known attraction is the former hiding camp "Hidden Village" located at the Pasopweg. During the Second World War many people were secretly hiding here. Three of the original cabins were recreated and remnants of the old cabins can still be found. The camp houses two memorials. A little closer to Vierhouten, on the Tongerenseweg, a monument that commemorates the fusillade of a number of Jews is located. In the reception of hotel-restaurant "De Vossenberg" at the Elspeterbosweg 1, in the village of Vierhouten itself, a small museum is arranged that commemorates this camp and WWII.
Vierhouten is located in a region well-known for its green nature, with the Veluwe only being minutes away. There are many great activities you can participate in during the summer, such as running or skating. But you can also admire nature while going for a (long) walk or a relaxing bike ride. There are several routes that you can follow.
Hotel Facilities in Vierhouten
You can choose from a diverse range of hotels if you decide to stay in the city of Vierhouten. Each hotel in Vierhouten has its own qualities and specifications, so make sure to pick a hotel that matches your preferences. Stay closer to the border of the city to experience the nature in the area, or pick a hotel in the city centre to experience the daily hustle of the locals.