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Batavia Lelystad

Replica of the shipwrecked Batavia

Did you know you can visit a replica of the Batavia ship in Lelystad? The original ship was built in 1628 but was shipwrecked...
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...

Vlaggetjesdag in Urk

Did you know that coming Saturday is 'Vlaggetjesdag' (Flag Day) in Urk? The fishing village in Flevoland celebrates the arrival of the first harvest...
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...
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...
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...


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