New nature in Lelystad
Miles of deafening silence
Nicolette van Dam and Bas Smit set foot on the Marker Wadden this spring and were very enthusiastic. They described their journey in their travel guide as one of the big surprises on their journey through the Netherlands. Rightly so. It is a unique area, an experience for every nature lover. The silence is deafening and the panoramic view is simply impressive.
You can discover the island via the 12 kilometers of hiking trails. From the many vantage points you can enjoy the views and you can spot endless birds, because more than 100 different birds live on the Marker Wadden, such as the wagtail, the sandpiper and the little tern. But in addition to birds, the Marker Wadden is also a paradise for fish, plants and insects.
Tip: pay a visit to it beach pavilion, where you can immediately relax.
You can recover from a wonderful day in nature in this atmospheric restaurant. While enjoying a carefully prepared meal, you can enjoy the impressive nature photos together. Be surprised by top chef Martijn van Wegen.
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Stay in natural atmospheres for a while and stay in this unique place. It is located in the middle of an organic agricultural area. You stay in one of the sturdy buildings in Scandinavian style. Enjoy the peace and space.
Cycling and walking in Lelystad
Discover the beautiful surroundings of Lelystad by bike. Or take a nice, brisk walk. Plenty of hiking and biking trails. And thanks to the smart junction system, you can put together the ideal cycling route yourself.
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. 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.