Vechtdal Overijssel is a beautiful area known for its picturesque villages and beautiful nature. Old royal roads run past historic hamlets with medieval castles and estates. You will find moraines from the ice age, forests, heaths, fields and meadows. The most beautiful and tastiest ingredients grow here, which are processed by local farmers into delicious products and dishes. Every season there is a nice dish to taste from traditional growers. Here are some tips to do and see in Vechtdal Overijssel. You will find more tips in our Slow living guide Vechtdal Overijssel.
1. Cycling along the Vecht: The Vechtdal has many kilometers of cycle paths along the river Vecht. Rent a bike and enjoy the scenery. The Smaakfiets route Vechtdal is 40 km long and signposted with signs from the cycling junction system. You cycle past castles and manors combined with a number of culinary stops. You can taste regional products from the Vechtdal and you can also visit local producers.
2. Walking in the Vechtdal: There are many walking routes through the Vechtdal, which take you past beautiful places. For example, the Marskramerpad, the Pieterpad and the Vechtdalpad.3. Canoeing on the Vecht: Rent a canoe and explore the Vecht river from the water. You will pass beautiful places that you cannot reach from land.
4. Discover nature in the Lemelerberg: The Lemelerberg is a beautiful nature reserve with heathland, forests and moraines. There are many walking and cycling routes, and you can even go horseback riding.5. Taste local regional products: In the Vechtdal you will find many farms and producers of regional products. For example, taste cheese, honey, fruit and vegetables straight from the farmer.
6. Landgoed Vilsteren is a large private estate where walkers are very welcome. Every third Saturday of the month there is a traditional Farmer's Market with organic vegetables, fruit, cheese, eggs, bread, jam and honey from the estate and from the region. Locally and sustainably produced. And you can taste that.
Discover all the nice addresses in our Slow living guide Vechtdal Overijssel