Just the cityfront of Kampen is already worth a visit. The magnificent skyline that is formed along the river IJssel with in the foreground the Brown Fleet. A pleasant city with many historic buildings that tell more about the watery history of the Hanseatic City.
KAMPEN: HISTORY, CULTURE AND RECREATION
Kampen is located in the IJsseldelta region, an exceptional region full of natural beauty and water. The Hanseatic city Kampen is a lovely and diverse city with a beautiful historical center. The city centre has numerous monuments, characteristic alleyways and lovely little squares. The many museums and attractions, the events, the charming shopping district and the entertainment area an unique countryside guarantee for one or more days of enjoyment.
The historic city of Kampen is perfect for exploring on foot, with or without the guidance of a professional guide. Outside the historic center there are plenty of options for cycling or walking through the IJssel area along the beautiful landscape with river floodplains. Also the seven cores of Kampen and Kampereiland with many farms, makes a visit to the region IJsseldelta definitely worthwhile.
Kampen has many monuments in the attractive old city centre: the three city gates and the old City Hall are good examples. A walk through the centre is highly recommended! Click here for some popular routes. The many marinas, sailing routes, Bruine Vloot (Brown Fleet) and historic sailing ships at Kampen’s quayside make it an excellent water sport town.
THE IJSSELDELTA NATIONAL LANDSCAPE
Kampen is situated in the IJssel Delta National Landscape, one of twenty Dutch landscapes officially designated as having rare or unique qualities (nationally or internationally). Characteristic of the IJssel Delta National Landscape are its river area, ancient polders, farms built on mouds and so-called creekbacks (which are sandbanks in the sea-clay landscape).
HOTEL VAN DIJK
Being as it is favourably situated in the centre of Kampen as well as on the IJssel, it remains quite alluring to visitors/guests. This attractive Hotel offers all rooms with a shower, toilet, telephone, tv and wireless high-speed Internet access (free).
Abundant recreation facilities are available in the city and surrounding areas, such as water and forests.
We are looking forward to welcoming you.
Irma en Herman Wessels