- Small-scale holiday park Overijssel
- Holiday park with outdoor pool
- Sallandse Heuvelrug De Holterberg
- Living room for coffee, tea and soda
Holiday in Holten
Holten is located in the province of Overijssel, at the foot of the Holterberg (Sallandse Heuvelrug). Holten lies in Salland and borders Twente in the east and the Achterhoek in the south. It is a tourist village with several supermarkets, shops and on Friday afternoon there is a village market.
The village counts about 9100 residents and belongs to the municipality of Rijssen-Holten. In 2001 it was an independent municipality and had several hamlets of its own. If you are looking for a holiday park in Rijssen or Holten you are in the right place.
Holten attracts a large number of tourists during the holiday period and is therefore known in the area as the tourist village for young and old. All kinds of activities are organized and the renovated village square provides a cozy atmosphere during a beautiful spring or summer day.
What can you do in Holten?
Are you soon at our holiday park in Holten and would you like to get to know the village and its surroundings better? The village has a number of places of interest that are definitely worth a visit, but also the events that are organised every year are definitely worth a visit.
Holten has a large amount of facilities:
- Different primary schools
- Train station - Holten
- Agricultural and industrial companies
- Centre with supermarkets and shops
- Restaurants & Cafe
- Different sports associations
Visit Website Beleef Rijssen-Holten
Canadian War Cemetery
This is one of the largest military cemeteries in the Netherlands. Here the victims of the Second World War are commemorated. On this cemetery rest 1394 soldiers who died during the war. Visiting the cemetery is free.
Every year on May 4, a memorial service is held at the Canadian cemetery. The service starts in the morning at 11.00 am and is free of charge.
Every year on Christmas Eve (December 24th) schoolchildren place burning candles on all graves. This is tradition to commemorate all the deceased. The ceremony starts at 4.30 p.m. and is freely accessible.
For more information about the Canadian Cemetery, take a look at the website.
Do you like cycling or walking? Then the Holterberg is the perfect place for this. The nature area is beautiful and in season enjoy the colorful purple heather and beautiful views. Leave in the morning in the dew for a beautiful walk and maybe you will discover the special Black Grouse (in this area there are still some specimens of this special bird, can you find the bird?).
Walking and cycling routes are provided at the Tourist Info in Holten, but also in the area there are routes indicated by means of coloured signage.
Nature diorama of the Holterberg
Are you interested in history and do you want to know what it used to be like at Holterberg? Pay a visit to this special museum.
This nature museum has one of the largest collections of European animal species and shows an unbelievable number of unique animals. The nature diorama works with panoramas and in this way shows the animals and their habitat. It seems as if you imagine yourself directly in nature. Throughout the year there are special exhibitions and in the school holidays there are always children's activities.
If you want more information about the special exhibitions, check out the website here.
Annually a triathlon is organized in the centre of Holten in which participants from all over the world take part. An international field of participants and almost every year an important qualification is organized here, for example for the European Championships.
An event that is known throughout the country and where a lot of volunteers work to make this a top event every year. During this weekend the village is closed to traffic, the course starts and finishes in the center of Holten in the evening there are live performances and everywhere there are bars where you can enjoy a delicious drink during sunny days!
Interested in this beautiful event and in this year's program? Visit the website
Outdoor Swimming Pool
Swimming pool Twenhaarsveld is an outdoor pool that consists of a competition pool of 25 meters and a recreational pool with a jumping pit for the jumping / diving boards, which are respectively one and three meters high. A large family slide is the main attraction.
On the large sunbathing lawn in Twenhaarsveld there is a toddler pool shielded from the two other pools. Little ones can play here undisturbed and safely. Various play elements are present in the water, and the adjoining playground provides even more fun. Lovely recreation? That is certainly possible in Twenhaarsveld! Centrally located is the catering area and several terraces where you can relax from the daily worries.
Are you looking for a special swimming hour for babies, the elderly or other activities? Then you are most welcome at swimming pool De Koerbelt in Rijssen. Visit website