Title image Harderwijk ©Gijs Versteeg


Harderwijk is a city which surprises in many different ways. Not just thanks to the large number of activities, but also because of the historical inner city with its many sights. Like the Vischpoort and the historical city wall. That little Linneaus torentje next to the academic gate. Of course the Vischmarkt cannot be missed, without a doubt one of the most beautiful squares in the Netherlands. Thanks to a properly filled event calendar, a great shop-till-you-drop offer and restaurants to satisfy every taste, you find joy, adventure and romance. Thanks to the diversity of shops Harderwijk you can shop till you drop! Hanseatic city Harderwijk Hanseatic city Harderwijk borders the lake and the Veluwe. That means: natural surroundings where you could either relax or sport. Or even do both.

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Year 1231

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52.33599 latitude and 5.640271 longitude

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What is the city known for?



  • Aaltjesdagen
  • Blije Bietjes Foodfestival