Surroundings

Explore Harderwijk by bicycle
In our hotel it is possible to rent a bike a day. Make use of optimal quality bicycles and enjoy the beautiful open nature and surroundings around the hotel. For €11,50 only, you can rent a bike for one day, simply by asking the reception. Furthermore, free cycle- and walking routes are at your disposal and we sell a node map for € 2,50.

Around hotel Baars, you can visit different locations by bicycle. For example, the authentic fishermen town Elburg is a nice place to visit, on the way to the National Park, de Hoge Veluwe, which is the biggest and most active maintained natural area in the Netherlands. It contains up to 5400 hectares of forest in which beautiful landscapes complement each other, like heaths, fens and drift-sand; ideal surroundings for a nice bicycle ride!

Via the contryroads and old beech avenues, Castle Staverden can be found, which is a stunning location to visit. The white, fairytale-like castle is perceived as the most beautiful castle of Holland. It is located in a moat and a beautiful garden, in the middle of a varied forest and cultural landscape. 

Activities nearby Harderwijk
Best Western Hotel Baars is centrally situated in the almost 800-year old town of Harderwijk. Because of the Dolphinarium, the historical and lively center, the cosy boulevard and the many beaches, the century-old hansaetic city has the perfect location for a nice day out.

Dolfinarium
Walibi Holland
Zwaluwhoeve
Kasteel Essenburgh