Find the best place to stay — Overijssel

Where to stay around Overijssel?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 386 holiday lettings near Overijssel. From 215 houses to 38 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Overijssel is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Overijssel?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Overijssel. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Nederland: 154 holiday homes
  • Giethoorn: 134 holiday homes
  • Deventer: 190 holiday homes
  • Holten: 147 holiday homes
  • Vilsteren Windmill: 372 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Overijssel! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Overijssel?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Overijssel with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Nederland: 154 holiday lettings
  • Giethoorn: 134 holiday lettings
  • Deventer: 190 holiday lettings
  • Holten: 147 holiday lettings
  • Den Ham: 162 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Overijssel?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Overijssel. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Vilsteren Windmill: 372 holiday rentals
  • Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross: 348 holiday rentals
  • Goossenmaatspark: 271 holiday rentals
  • Hengelo (QYH-Hengelo Train Station): 233 holiday rentals
  • Konijnenbelt Windmill: 283 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Overijssel listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Overijssel, Netherlands your home away from home

The province of Overijssel is in the east of the Netherlands and the capital, Zwolle, is on the banks of the river Ijssel. The river was the reason the area was developed around 800AD when Frisian merchants used the location as a trading point. The area remains largely agricultural although cities such as Zwolle have buildings dating back to the 13th and 15th centuries. It has a varied landscape from river plains, moorland, ridges of hills, arable and sandy areas and the Nature reserves extensively protect wildlife and birds. It is an attractive area for Overijssel holiday rentals.

Things to Do in Overijssel

Walking, driving and cycling in this area are wonderful ways to enjoy the pastoral scenery and local towns. The cities of the Overijssel region offer a pleasant balance of history and activities. Enjoy the many local bars and cafés such as the Public Grand Café along the Zwolle Canal. The café culture includes many pavement tables and cannabis is available for personal use. The area has many sports events for those wanting to participate in or watch football, field hockey and basketball. The area hosts several concerts and festivals including the Street Festival, the Rhythm and Blues Festival and the Student Cabaret.

Places to Visit Around Overijssel

Zwolle has the atmosphere of a large village rather than a city of 112,000. The Roman Catholic Church dates back to 1399 and the church tower, which is known as the pepperpot, is one of the tallest in the Netherlands. The moated castle is worth a visit in Almelo along with the 14th chapel which has a timber spire and the splendid tomb of Count van Rechteren. The pretty town of Giethoorn has more canals than streets and is known as the "Venice of the North". Amsterdam is also within easy reach on a day trip from Overijssen where canal boat trips, museums, churches, flower markets and old houses can all be enjoyed.

Weather in Overijssel

Overijssel has a typical temperate climate with warm damp summers and cool winters. Temperatures generally reach 22°C (72°F) in mid summer and drop to an average 3°C (38°F) in the winter. The Zwolle area can be rainy at any time of year, with around 6-7cm of rainfall.

Travel to Overijssel

The nearest airport to your Overijssel holiday rental is Schipol (AMS) Airport which is in the capital city of Amsterdam. Rotterdam (RTM) Airport also has regular flights from all over Europe.