The historical Hanse city Deventer sits on the river IJssel, a river described by many as one of the most beautiful in the Netherlands. A visit to Deventer therefore always means finding a little relaxation and enjoyment near the river. Over the last couple of years Deventer has put a lot of effort into renovating and maintaining the historic town centre. The old street layout is virtually still intact and hundreds of monuments have been restored. Deventer calls itself ‘hospitable’ and you will indeed find it very welcoming.
The theater in Deventer. Various productions are staged here every week, including musicals, plays, cabaret and dance. For a special evening out, you have have to visit one of the plays in the most beautiful theater of Overijssel.
Fooddock is the first food hall in the East of the Netherlands. You will find all kinds of food stands here, each with their own specialties. Noodles, tapas, sushi, burgers and more. At Fooddock you can go for a delicious lunch, dinner or drink. In addition, food-related events regularly take place, suitable for the whole family.
Sports and Experience Center De Scheg includes a subtropical swimming pool, a skating rink and several sports halls. With, among other things, 2 slides and an 80-meter white-water rink, the sub-tropical swimming pool is a great day out for the entire family.
Museum De Waag is an icon in the city and is located in one of the oldest waag buildings in the Netherlands. Museum De Waag has exhibitions based on the urban collection and a changing arrangement. Every year there are different exhibitions in the museum.
Toy Museum Deventer is the ultimate toy experience for young and old. With 13,000 objects, this museum has the largest public toy collection in the Netherlands. A surprising and special gift is quickly found in the toy store next to the museum.
Do you want to go shopping for a new wardrobe? A day of shopping in Deventer means a day of varied shopping with many shopping streets and boutiques. Versatile, interesting and diverse are cries that best describe the range of shops in Deventer.