Surrounding area

Aalst: a charming village in the extreme tip of the province of Gelderland. The village is located in the river clay area of the Bommelerwaard, near the city of Zaltbommel, and has a rich history. The old brickworks is still intact and there is even a part of the original moat of Kasteel Aalst.

There's plenty for nature lovers and water sports enthusiasts to do in the area around the holiday park. From the holiday park, there are beautiful walking and cycling routes along the water and through the beautiful recreation area of 'de Neswaarden' and Bommelerwaard. You can discover the versatility of the area, with its rivers, dunes, bikes, floodplains, villages and castles.

Aerial photo of Holiday park the Esmeer
Playground at the Neswaarden

The charming city of Zaltbommel is just a 20 minute drive from the holiday park. The city has many surprising side streets, shops and restaurants and is definitely worth a visit during your stay at Recreatiepark het Esmeer. During the tourist season, you can also explore this distinctive city under the guidance of a professional city guide.

The water-rich environment is also perfect for water sports enthusiasts and anglers. At the Esmeer recreational lake/beach, you can sail, surf, swim or go on a day trip by boat to the Biesbosch National Park.

On the Esmeer you will find a real marina, a restaurant with large terrace, a beach and play area. There is plenty to do for all ages in the area surrounding Recreatiepark Het Esmeer!


Day trips

There are all kinds of things to do on the park itself and in the area surrounding Aalst, for all ages. For example, you could visit one of the many museums, zoos, amusement parks or indoor and outdoor play areas.

In cooperation with Ticketsplus, we offer the best day trips in the surrounding area. Tickets for many of these great day trips can be purchased from the reception at the park.

Boat on the Meuse