Around Van der Valk Hotel Gorinchem


Are you looking for the best family outings in the vicinity of our hotel? In the area surrounding our hotel, there's plenty to do for children of all ages. For example, you can visit the enchanting Slot Loevestein, enjoy some swimming at the tropical Caribabad, or immerse yourselves in the adventurous world of pirates at Piratenland. Read more about the most enjoyable activities for children in and around Gorinchem here.

Out and about!

To walk

Do you want to take a detour? Go for a walk in the vicinity of Van der Valk Hotel Gorinchem and take a detour along the Waterlinie and get lost in the history of this fortified city. Did you know, for example, that there were 17 mills on the ramparts of this historic fortified city? Hit the road after a wonderful overnight stay and a hearty, nutritious breakfast!

Out and about!


Cycling is truly a pleasure with a planned excursion in the surroundings of Van der Valk Hotel Gorinchem! Get lost (together) and discover that cycling will be anything but boring in the surroundings of Gorinchem! Relax afterwards in our hotel bar or in our beautiful wellness area!

Discover Gorinchem

Map of the city

Explore Gorinchem at your leisure with a clear city map. Discover the historical landmarks and charming spots. With this map, you won't miss out on anything that this beautiful city has to offer!

Stroll through the charming shopping streets, walk along the winding dikes, or enjoy a drink on the terrace. In Gorinchem, it's all possible! This exceptional city was rightfully declared the most beautiful fortified city in the Netherlands in 2021. Read on to discover the best activities for a day in Gorinchem.

Spend a day on the water

Boating and sipping wine

Step into an electric whisper boat in the village of Arkel, located right next to Gorinchem, and spend a delightful day on the water. The eco-sloops are equipped with all the comforts and can accommodate up to 9 people. As you cruise in your whisper boat, you can enjoy the natural surroundings and admire the beautiful buildings along the banks of the Linge River, which you can appreciate from the water. Enjoy!

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Enjoy port city Rotterdam

What is the most beautiful city in the Netherlands (After ofcourse Gorinchem)? Rotterdam! View the cubic houses, the Markthal or go monkey watching in Diergaarde Blijdorp. Relax in the wellness area after a day in Rotterdam at Van der Valk Hotel Gorinchem. It is the ideal location for a night away and close to this fantastic metropolis!

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Breda the place to go?

Brabant the craziest! Enjoy the Brabant cosiness in Breda, shop in the shopping streets with a delicious Brabant sausage roll for lunch or go out for the Brabant culture. There is so much to do in Breda and only 35 minutes by train! Are you hungry after a day of shopping? Then settle down in our restaurant and then dive into our swimming pool to relax!

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Day out Utrecht

Looking for a trip to a nice city? Say no more.. go for a day out to Utrecht. Known for the Dom and, of course, its beautiful canals. Enjoy beautiful walks through the historic city centre, endless shopping or visit nice restaurants. Of course, you can also settle down at the hotel bar of Van der Valk Hotel Gorinchem and end the evening with a good movie in our own cinema!

Have a look!


If you are not yet bored by the stunning surroundings of Van der Valk Hotel Gorinchem, come and have a look at the various museums in the area: Hendrick Hamel Museum and Gorcums Museum for example! In addition, Gorinchem itself also has beautiful fortresses to visit: Fort Vuren, the Geofort and Fort Altena.