1. Located in a rural environment
  2. Close to Rotterdam and Gouda
  3. Weekly cheese market in Gouda (Apr - Aug)

vacation in Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel

In Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel, you can find the quiet of the country side, while large cities Rotterdam and Gouda are close by. Parc de IJsselhoeve is located in recreation area Hitland, where you can cycle and stroll through the landscape to your heart's content. At the reception of the park, you can get various (free) cycling and strolling routes to discover the varied landscapes. From forests to pastures and from water to moors. With the sludge that was dredged from the IJsel, yellow bricks were baked in the brick ovens, which were stoked with the peat from the moors. The stone factory Mijnlieff in Klein-Hitland is one of the forty stone factories still standing and is a national monument now. Enjoy a vacation in Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel for an ideal mixture of rest, relaxation and activities.


Tips for a day out during your vacation in Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel

Besides inthe park, there is also plenty to do in and around Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel During your vacation near Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel, visit one of the many museums, animal parks, attraction parks or indoor and outdoor playgrounds.In cooperation with Ticketsplus, we offer the best days out in the environment. For many great day outs, you can buy tickets at the reception of Parc de IJsselhoeve.


Zoo: You can find one of the oldest zoos of the Netherlands in Rotterdam. Taking a vacation in this region is extra fun for animal lovers. A trip to Blijdorp takes no effort and is possible all year round.

Attraction park: Both young and old have a great day in attraction park Duinrell. From our park, it is only a 40 minute drive to Wassenaar, where Duinrell is located. The best attractions are combined with a lot of water fun in the Tikibad. Do you dare to conquer all the water slides?


Cheese market: In the spring and summer (April to August), there is an old Dutch cheese market in Gouda. A spectacular nostalgic scene which you must have seen during your vacation in Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel.

Vintage car ride: Every year on 5 May, the Dutch IJselrit is organized in Nieuwerkerk aan den IJsel. More than hundred classic and antique cars and motors can be admired during this vintage car ride.

Music events

Summer Carnival: What started out as a small party, turned in to a multiple day event full of passion and grandeur, representing more than 30 cultures. Experience also the sultry summer Carnival in Rotterdam and spend the night at Parc de IJselhoeve. 

Ahoy: All year round, various concerts and music events are organized in Rotterdam Ahoy. Is you favorite artist performing in Ahoy? Make it extra agreeable by staying at Parc de IJselhoeve for a really relaxed day out.


Rotterdam: A stay at our park means a vacation near Rotterdom. Ideal to visit the Euromost, the Markthal or the cube houses. Stroll over the Erasmusbrug, or sail under it with a boat tour on the Maas. You have always a new perspective during your vacation near Rotterdam.

Gouda: After only 20 minutes driving along the IJsel, you arrive in Gouda. Go shopping, visit a museum where you can learn about the rich history of this town or have a bite in one of the many restaurants.

Vacation near Rotterdam

TopPark - Parc de IJsselhoeve - is, with a holiday home in Zuid-Holland, an ideal place for a vacation near Rotterdam. Do you want to visit an event, make a city trip or take a week vacation? At Parc de IJsselhoeve, you are at the right place! Choose one of our luxurious holiday homes. From our park, you can easily reach the hustle and bustle of the city to return to the rural and quiet environment of our vacation park in Nieuwerkerk aan den IJsel. In the nearby villages Ouderkerk aan den IJsel and Capelle aan den IJsel, you can visit various (monumental) mills and farms. In short: in and around Nieuwerkerk aan den IJsel is plenty to do!

Also for a day at the beach, Parc de IJselhoeve is the place to go. At only a ten minute drive, you can experience the feeling of a South European seaside town on the beach of the Zevenhuizerplas. The beach is a great alternative for the crowded seaside town in the summer. At the Siciliëboulevard and the Maltaplain, you will not only find restaurants and ice cream parlors, but also supermarkets and drugstores. In the Zevenhuizerplas, there is a clear separation between the areas for swimming and water sports. You can safely enjoy wind surfing, sailing, diving and rowing.

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