Gooi & Vecht

Where life is good and beautiful

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Gooi & Vecht

The Gooi and Vecht region - Where life is good and beautiful

Have a drink in a comfortable riverboat lounge overlooking the country estates and wander through Gooi Nature Reserve. Cycle past fortresses, enjoy a sunset dinner beside the Loosdrecht lakes and lunch at one of Hilversum’s culinary hotspots. There are plenty of great things to see and do on a lovely day trip or weekend getaway. Life is good and beautiful in the Dutch Gooi & Vecht region. Come and experience it for yourself!

Experience Gooi & Vecht - Memorable activities in a green setting steeped in history

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Unique fortresses and history

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Fun on and along the water

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Outdoor living and impressive natural beauty

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Exceptional culture and architecture

A world of sound and vision

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Gooi & Vecht, where beautiful nature and unique culture come together. Click on the place you want to discover.

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If you can imagine a historic Zuiderzee town steeped in the past, then imagine yourself in the old village of Huizen and the Nautical Quarter.

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With 200 listed buildings and old facades and cosy squares appearing around every corner, it is for good reason that Weesp is nicknamed ‘Little Amsterdam’.

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Gooise Meren

Explore the Fortress Stretch, and visit fortified towns Muiden en Naarden, Muiderslot Castle and Fortress Island Pampus

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Wander through the magical heathlands of Gooi Nature Reserve and admire the diverse, beautiful environment of Blaricum.

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Visit the exclusive shops in the artists’ village of Laren and be inspired at the Singer Laren Museum.

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Experience Hilversum, the Netherlands’ media city. Marvel at the architectural splendour of the Dutch Institute for Sound and Vision and the Dudok town hall.

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Hire a boat and explore the vast Loosdrecht lakes or the imposing 's-Graveland country estates maintained by the Dutch Society for Nature Conservation.

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Stichtse Vecht

Glide along the river Vecht in a sloop and admire the country estates of Stichtse Vecht in style.

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