The Achterhoek is situated in beautiful surroundings and is ideal to experience on foot. Around Winterswijk you will find many beautiful hiking trails. The countryside with its many dirt roads and forest paths is waiting to be discovered. There are organized walks, excursions in nature reserves, pre-described walking routes and a great walking network: you can hike to your own insights and wishes. In the village centre passionate local guides offer great village walks. Throughout the area are nice restaurants, so take a break, have a bite and enjoy a wonderful day in Winterswijk. For families with children, the Winkie gnome route in the centre of Winterswijk is highly recommended.
Hiking for a couple of days? Check the walking network, in which different routes in and around Winterswijk are included. You follow the route via marked poles and the map, which is for sale at the VVV Tourist Information Office Winterswijk.
“ “Every day feels like a holiday when I walk in my own hometown Winterswijk.” ”Will de Graaff, retired and passionate walker