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A trip to Lelystad may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you want to go out and about. 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, looking 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 surprised.
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 nature near Lelystad! There is a lot to experience and discover in the nature around Lelystad. Great outings for children of all ages. Come to Lelystad and be surprised.
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 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 K
Land Art in Lelystad
Lovers of Land Art will enjoy themselves in Lelystad. They can enjoy two impressive works of art: Exposure and Observatory. One is no less than twenty-six meters high and is located on the border between land and water. The other is a combination of art and architecture and makes the visitor aware of the changing seasons. Two works of art you must see.
150 stores and 230 brands in one place
Shopping is back! Batavia Stad Fashion Outlet is celebrating this with fun promotions and extras. This way you can enjoy tasty poffertjes and delicious ice creams at one of the special food trucks. With 150 stores and 230 brands, this outlet is the nicest shopping experience in the Netherlands. Come by and treat yourself to a completely new outfit and accessories.
Endless climbing and scrambling
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.
Fishing at Toms Creek
Toms Creek is located in the middle of open nature and directly on the beach. A paradise for fishermen. You can cast your fishing rod in as many as nine different fishing ponds. Here you catch large and beautiful fish such as salmon trout, African catfish, sturgeon and various carp.
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
Nicolette van Dam and Bas Smit set foot on the Marker Wadden this spring and were 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 to the world of historic shipbuilding, crafts and the 17th century. You can step aboard an impressive replica 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 where the NK Kitesurfing was also held and 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 Lelystad (Tourist Transfer Point Lelystad)
At Buitencentrum Oostvaardersplassen you will find the Tourist Transfer Point Lelystad. This is the starting point for a wonderful cycling or walking tour through the largest man-made polder in the world. Enjoy the pristine wetlands and rugged grasslands, take a trip through Lelystad's past, spot countless birds from one of the bird huts. Whichever route you choose, a world will open up for you.
Address: Kitsweg 1, 8218 AA Lelystad
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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