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Paleis Het Loo and Zuphen

Hosted by the Consul of the The Hague Weekend Excursions Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sat 23 Sep 09:30 - 19:00

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Visit of royal castle and smallest city in Holland Bronkhorst

Paleis Het Loo is located in the heart of the Netherlands, on the outskirts of Apeldoorn.  Since Protected content , after a thorough restoration, this former royal palace has been open to the public. The furnished rooms and chambers show how the Oranges have lived and worked here for Protected content . The baroque gardens have a symmetrical design, taking the garden of the 17th century as an example, and are unique in the Netherlands. In the course of those Protected content , the palace has had a lot of very diverse residents and the building itself underwent many changes.
Entrance to the castle – 14.50 Eur , including exhibition of queen's hats – 17.50 Eur
Zutphen small city with 50.000 inhabitants, which lies some 30 km north-east of Arnhem, on the Eastern bank of the river Ijsell .The name Zutphen appears to mean 'zuid-veen', or in English, south-fen. In the eleventh century Zutphen was a royal residence for a number of years. The settlement received town rights in XIIc making it one of the oldest towns in the country. This allowed it to self govern and have a judicial court. It also became part of the hanseatic Ligue a group of towns with great wealth; this league was the economic centre in that part of Europe.
Bronkhorst is a village but technically, it is a city with only Protected content , it is one of the smallest cities in the Netherlands
In a document dated 13 March Protected content , Gijsbert VII granted city rights to the inhabitants of the village Bronkhorst, This meant, among other things, that they were given limited self-government and were allowed to administer the law to some extent.
In the vilalge is Dicken museum and one restaurant :)

IMPORTANT:
We have probably 2 cars so can take 7 people (including myself). is around 2 hours driving.
Price will be 25E p.p. to cover costs of transportation and parking, Payment in advance to reserve a seat. Refundable if for any reason the trip is cancelled. Non refundable in case of no show.
If interested please send a pm for details.

Extra cost for musem, and castle will be paid on place. Once I know how many people are interested will sent more details about the program
See you soon!
Jolanta