Elburg

Elburg, tourist information

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Coat of arms of Elburg
Coat of arms of Elburg

Number of inhabitants: 23.086
Number of national monuments: 279

Summary of Elburg

The Mheenpoortstraat in Elburg
The Mheenpoortstraat in Elburg

The fishing town of Elburg is located in our province of Gelderland.

About 12.105 people live in this pleasant town. The city is located on the Drontermeer and the Veluwemeer.

Elburg is one of the Dutch fortified towns and also a Hanseatic city.

The town has a nice atmosphere and partly because of that we definitely recommend this town!

Elburg is small but nice. but enough hidden stories what? you have to discover that for yourself. ;p

Interesting history of Elburg

The City Wall of Elburg
The City Wall of Elburg

Elburg is a fortified city and used to be on the Zuiderzee Elburg used to be a fishing city / trading city the city received city rights in the year 1233, these were issued by Count Otto II of Gelre

The city of Elburg had an important status as mentioned, Elburg was really a fishing town. And looked out over the Zuiderzee, now they look at a beautiful lake. But the city of Elburg was in a different place in the past. The city is at the end of the 14e century moved.

The reason for this is actually quite unknown.

Elburg Landmarks

The Beekstraat in Elburg
The Beekstraat in Elburg

The city has many monuments, so also many places of interest. The main attractions include the city walls, the Sint-Nicolaaskerk, followed by the Reformed Church, and finally you must have seen the Vischpoort.

Don't forget to check out the wall house, which you can find opposite the Museum Elburg

There are of course many more places of interest because the city has 296 national monuments enough to discover!

Shopping in Elburg

The Bloemsteeg Elburg
The Bloemsteeg Elburg

You can't really find shops in this Vestig town. In any case, not to go crazy with shopping. There are some shops but Elburg is more for the culture fanatics among us.

If you still want to go wild with Shopping, you can visit surrounding cities including
Zwolle of  Lelystad

Elburg:
Shopping evening: Friday

Activities in Elburg

Museum Elburg
Museum Elburg

Unfortunately, there are few activities to do. but don't stress there are a number of museums! or visit the castle or climb the Sint-Nicolaas church or go on the water and plan a cruise.

There are also various activities in Elburg. Discover what these activities are, view the window below.


MUSEUMS ELBURGATTRACTIONS ELBURG
  • Museum forge Hoefhamer. Click right here for the site.
  • Museum Shul Elburg. Click right here for the site.
  • National Historic Organ Museum. Click right here for the site.
  • Museum Hellege. Click right here for the site.
  •  Museum Elburg. Click right here for the site.
  • Climb the Saint Nicholas Church. Click right here for the site.
  •  Randmeer shipping company. Click right here for the site.
  •  Estate Old Putten. Click right here for the site.
CINEMAS ELBURGTHEATERS ELBURG

There are no cinemas in Elburg, so you can go to: Zwolle or to Lelystad the other option is Harderwijk

There is also no Theater in Elburg, you can also go to: Zwolle or to Lelystad the other option is Harderwijk

Nature & Parks in Elburg

The City Walls of Elburg
The City Walls of Elburg

Still looking for greenery in Elburg? no lack of greenery because Elburg is in the middle of the Veluwe, but that's just the area!! in Elburg itself you can certainly go to green.

Steps in Elburg

The Inn of Elburg
The Inn of Elburg


Before stepping out, we also recommend diverting to: Zwolle or to Lelystad the other option is Harderwijk

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