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Walibi Goliath

The fastest, highest and longest roller coaster in the Benelux

Did you know that the fastest, highest and longest roller coaster in the Benelux can be found at Walibi Holland theme park in Flevoland? The...
Ommelebommelestein

Baby folktale from Urk

Did you know that according to a folktale babies in Urk are not brought by a stork or grown in a cabbage patch, but...
Dunkirk 2017

Hollywood blockbuster scenes shot on IJsselmeer near Urk

Did you know that some combat scenes of the new blockbuster Dunkirk were shot on the Dutch IJsselmeer near Urk? This includes some of...
Urker vistaart

Awful non-existent recipe features on Top Chef

Did you know that three high school students from Enschede posted a recipe for the non-existent 'Urker fish pie' on Wikipedia in 2009? Dutch celebrity...
Did you know that Flevoland is the largest flower bulb region in the Netherlands? With more than 3,500 hectares of colorful bulb fields, the Netherlands' youngest province is truly pleasing to the eye. The farming land on the former seabed of the Zuiderzee is among the most fertile land in Europe.

The longest continuous tulip route of the Netherlands

Did you know that Flevoland is the largest flower bulb region in the Netherlands? With more than 3,500 hectares of colorful bulb fields, the...
Did you know that 435 shipwrecks have been found in the soils of Flevoland? This makes the youngest province of the Netherlands one of the world's largest dry ship graveyards.

Sunken treasures at the Batavialand Museum

Did you know that many surprising archaeological finds have been excavated from the soils of Flevoland? Over the decades activities like constructing buildings, drainage...