Are you in the mood for a good long walk? If so, Drenthe is the perfect place for you. Nowhere else you will find such a diverse landscape filled with broad views and cosy traditional villages – you’ll discover a new vista around every corner!
Drenthe is a true walking province. Go for a long walk through the natural landscape, or enjoy a short city or village tour. There are all sorts of routes in Drenthe – pick a route and follow the markers or download a route here. We hope you’ll enjoy lots of walking fun!
You can explore Drenthe on foot just like Vincent did. We have created four special walking routes. They take you past places where Vincent left his footprints 140 years ago.Discover the routes
If you want to be well prepared before you set out, start your walk at a visitor centre where you’ll find all of the necessary information about the nature reserves and the Natural Parks. There are plenty of fun activities for children and you can also participate in guided excursions and take a tour with a forester.
The largest uninterrupted wet heath in the Netherlands. Experience true peace and quiet, meet the sheep that roam the area and visit idyllic traditional villages.More information
The Drents-Friese Wold is one of the largest nature reserves in the Netherlands. Walk or cycle through 6,000 acres of forest, heath, sand drifts, and stream valleys.More information
The beautiful stream Drentsche Aa meanders through the landscape. Meet the biggest flock of sheep in Drenthe and enjoy the characteristic Drenthe hospitality in the traditional local villages.More information