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Highlights Almelo

Almelo, a city with many faces and character. A tad quirky, adorned with typical 'Twentse' soberness and very hospitable. Almelo is a special mix of old and new. Back in the days, Almelo was the thriving center of the regions textile industry. Numerous old buildings have been preserved and reminds of the time when the textile city formed the heart of industrial development along the Overijsselse channels. Visit the surroundings of Castle 'Huize Almelo', the Museum of Old Weaving Exhibitions 'Het Wevershuisje' and the 'Bolletje' Bakery Museum. You will discover more historical, but also beautiful modern buildings when you walk the Architectural Route. Theaterhotel Almelo is perfectly located; As soon as you step outside you walk into the inner city, but you are also just minutes away from the 'Gravenallee', a beautiful nature reserve with a versatile landscape. Visit the 'Groeneveld' Gallery and Sculpture Park, where you can find the largest collection of images in the Netherlands. The city counts about fifteen galleries with a variety of collections and artists. Also in the 'Doelenstraat' you will find several galleries that are worth visiting. With the art route Almelo presents a hiking trail that leads you along inspiring, remarkable and challenging art objects in public spaces. Want to go for a walk along the water? The waterpath hiking trail leads you from the Theaterhotel to the channel Almelo-Nordhorn and 'Beeklustpark'. Almelo is also very accessible to water enthusiasts, there are as many as three marinas, one of which is in the center of the city. On a summer day, you can step into the canoe and paddle along the river 'Aa'. At the Theaterhotel you can rent a 4-person canoe for only € 35.00 per day. Or discover the center just outside the entrence of the hotel; a vibrant and colorful full city centre with special boutiques, beautiful houses and various nightlife. Like mentioned; Almelo, always something to do! Get informed about all the possibilities, arrangements and events by our reception staff. Or check out our highlights!