Experience new land and be amazed!
A trip to Lelystad may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you want to go out. That's a shame. Because Lelystad has a lot to offer. Much more than you think. Beautiful nature, cozy restaurants and comfortable hotels. You can go mountain biking, kite surfing, look for wild animals and enjoy beautiful nature. This overview gives a good impression of the endless possibilities. Click on the images for more information about the outings. So, look further and be amazed.
Ready for take off!
Dive into the history of flying. Aviodrome Lelystad Airport is fun and educational! You learn a lot about aircraft development. From the Wright brothers' aircraft to a Boeing 747. See all the aircraft with your own eyes and take a look at areas where normally only pilots and flight attendants are allowed.
Fairies do exist! Gnomes too!
Discover the traces of real gnomes and go through the doors of the elves. It is possible in the nature in Lelystad! There is a lot to experience and discover in the nature around Lelystad. Great activities for children of all ages. Come to Lelystad and be amazed.
31 kilometers of pure challenge
Mountain biking in Lelystad
Located at the Nieuw Land National Park, Lelystad offers recreation in a green and challenging environment. In the middle of nature and a stone's throw away from the Markermeer is one of the longest and most spectacular MTB routes in the Netherlands.
Challenging and varied. Schotter paths, single tracks, climbs, descents, pump tracks and curves follow each other.
Art with a very big A
Land Art and Street Art in Lelystad
Art lovers will enjoy themselves in and around Lelystad. In the city you can enjoy impressive Street Art with a local touch. Several works have been created by artists with roots in our city. Outside the city you will find two unique Land Art works of art, Exposure and Observatory. One is no less than 26 meters high, the other lets you feel the differences between the seasons. For both applies: you have to see this one!
The unique shopping experience
Fashion, food & much more!
Come shopping in Lelystad! The streets in the center of Batavia Stad Fashion Outlet are attractive, spacious and clean, the squares are green. The 150 stores offer a wide choice of stylish collections with a discount from 30% to 70%. More than 250 national and international brands can be found here with the latest trends in fashion, but also, for example, in jewelry and kitchenware. A complete day out at Batavia Stad Fashion Outlet.
Endless climbing and scrambling
The 'Experience forest' in Lelystad
In the middle of beautiful forests lies the largest and most adventurous adventure forest in the Netherlands. The perfect destination for a day of adventure with the whole family.
Children from the age of six cannot stop playing and parents feel like a child again. There are countless play areas, each more challenging than the other.
Hook a fish!
Fishing at Toms Creek
The large fishing park of Toms Creek is located on the edge of Lelystad and in the middle of nature. A paradise for fishermen! You can cast your rod in no less than 15 different fish ponds. Here you can catch large and beautiful fish such as sturgeon, carp, catfish or (salmon) trout. Some fish are as long as 2 meters!
Face to face with wild animals
Nature Park Lelystad
There is plenty to do in Nature Park Lelystad. For example, you can explore the kilometers of cycling and hiking trails. Keep your eyes open on the way, because Nature Park Lelystad is full of wild animals. You come across all kinds of things.
From a herd of galloping przewalski horses to rooting wild boars. And from storks sitting high in the trees to romping red deer.
Miles of deafening silence
New nature in Lelystad
Everyone who sets foot on the islands of the Marker Wadden gets very enthusiastic. Rightly so. This newest piece of nature in the Netherlands is a unique area, an experience for every nature lover. The silence is deafening and the panoramic view is simply impressive.
Centuries back in time
History in Lelystad
Batavialand is about discovering, about daring and about doing. A visit to Batavialand is a journey of discovery for the whole family.
Let yourself be transported into the world of historic shipbuilding, crafts and the 17th century. You can step aboard an impressive reconstruction of one of the most famous Dutch ships, the VOC ship Batavia.
Always clean wind
Kitesurfing in Lelystad
Attention kitesurfers: the newest kitesurfing beach in the Netherlands. It's where the dutch championship Kitesurfing was also held. That is not for nothing.
Because of its location, this beach is a perfect place to get out on the water and show your skills. Because the wind that blows here has no obstacles and is therefore always clean.
Feel the emergence of new land
'Work Island' Lelystad
Would you like to know more about the origins of the eastern part of Flevoland and Lelystad? Then take a walk on 'Werkeiland'. A unique walk that takes you on a journey through the modern history of the Netherlands.
The place where - literally - a battle has been fought against the water. A battle that started on October 31, 1949 with the driving of the first pile in the IJsselmeer and that lasted until 1957, the moment when the polder Oostelijk Flevoland was officially declared dry.
Experience the largest man-made polder in the world
TOP stands for Tourist Transfer Point. This is a starting point where you can leave the car and enjoy cycling or walking from there. This is the starting point for a wonderful cycling or walking tour through the largest man-made polder in the world. Enjoy the pristine marshland and the wild grasslands, take a trip through the past of Lelystad, spot countless birds from one of the bird hides. Whichever route you choose, a world will open up for you. There are now 3 TOP points in Lelystad.
Experience new land and be amazed!
Visitlelystad.nl is the guide for anyone who wants to get out and about in Lelystad. We hope to make you enthusiastic about the extensive range of activities and possibilities in Lelystad by means of a complete cultural agenda. Register activities? Mail to firstname.lastname@example.org