Heijen - an incredible family holiday in the jungle
A small village in Limburg in the Netherlands, a stone's throw from the German border, Heijen is a charming municipality surrounded by forests and pastures. Aimed at ensuring relaxation and restoring your energy, a holiday in Heijen promises to be a tranquil break from the busy everyday life experienced by families. Heijen is a stone's throw from the carousel and Maasduinen national park.
During your family holiday in Heijen, you'll stay at the Het Heijderbos village, a little haven at the heart of nature. The different cottages offer ideal conditions for bringing the family together after a busy day and have a relatively large outdoor area so you can relax in the open air. The Heijen leisure park offers many different activities for children and their parents alike, including an equestrian centre to explore the natural environment on horseback.
Perfect for holidays with children in Heijen, the Het Heijderbos village has a Jungle Dome that the whole family will love. Children can play in this impressive place which recreates an indoor jungle. During this time, adults can go shopping or to the gym before the family gets back together to spend the night in the tropical trees. An exotic getaway for your holidays in the Netherlands! At the Heijen water park, wave pools, water slides and wild rivers will keep children and adults entertained.
Not far from Het Heijderbos in Heijen is the Tivoli amusement park, a must-visit site for children aged 2 to 12. If you prefer cultural trips, visit Arcen castle and its many different gardens (rose garden, aquatic garden and tropical greenhouse). A falconry display is also held here. 5km away, the town of Gennep has a lively historical centre which is nice to visit during a weekend in Heijen for its medieval walls, the Ellen Hoffmann square and the regional museum.