Ommen lies concealed in the woods on the banks of the Vecht. An ancient city with a rich heritage, wonderful natural surroundings and enjoyable attractions. Ommen has a vibrant centre, diverse countryside and beautiful attractions. Looking for peace and quiet? Nature? Relaxation? Conviviality? Then you have come to the right place.

The characteristic city of Ommen is the kind of place you want to wander around. Stroll through the little streets and picturesque alleys and discover the loveliest little places. The vibrant centre caters for all types of shoppers. From large fashion chains to little boutiques. Museum lovers can get their fill here too. Visit the Nationaal Tinnen Figuren Museum (figurine museum), the Streekmuseum (with objects from the area), or the Dutch Kite Museum. There are inviting terraces and catering outlets on the Kerkplein square in Ommen where you can take a break and treat yourself. Pick up great walking and cycling routes and information about the city and surroundings from the Tourist Information Point in Ommen.

Things to do in Ommen

Eat ice cream at IJssalon Ekkelenkamp! This is the place to be on a warm summer’s day. You can find the most delicious ice creams at this ice cream parlour – that one scoop soon turns into three. Uniquely, they prepare all ice cream according to their own recipe. Or you can explore Ommen by boat. You can go walking, cycling or sailing in and around Ommen. Explore Ommen from the Vecht in a sloop or whisper boat! Visiting Ommen with children? Visit De Sahara sand drift. Children can entertain themselves endlessly here, but you can also go for a lovely walk or picnic. Do not forget to visit the historic windmills and wonderful country estates of Ommen. Be sure to explore the countryside, because the area is beautiful! A visit to Landgoed Het Laer country estate is a fun outing for the family. In addition to a coach house and a peacock coop, you can find Hertenkamp Ommen petting zoo here too.

Overnight accommodation in Ommen

Spending a weekend in Ommen? Good idea! Stay at De Zon hotel and restaurant. This hotel is situated on the banks of the picturesque Vecht. Have a cup of coffee, relax in the sauna, enjoy a superb dinner, or climb under the covers. Is camping more your thing? You can do that at De Beerze Bulten or De Kleine Wolf campsites.

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