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Zwolle travel guide

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You're Going to Love Zwolle

The capital of the Netherlands' Overijssel province, Zwolle was once a mighty trading port. Now it's a beautiful city of around 125,000 people that can be explored by bike. Plenty of festivals, activities to enjoy, and historical museums make it a town that punches well above its weight.

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When to Visit Zwolle

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Zwolle's best tourist season is summer. From June to September, you can enjoy the cycle paths, swim at lakeside beaches, and attend most of the city's festivals.

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How to Get to Zwolle

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Where to Stay in Zwolle

Some standout accommodation options in Zwolle include the cozy Sandton Hotel Pillows and the Bilderberg Grand Hotel Wientjes, which features an excellent bistro.

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How to Get Around Zwolle

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Shopping Streets

Modern Zwolle continues to be a trading city, with plenty of great stores to explore. Head to the old center and check out boutiques like LIV, September, and La Ropa, or visit the Melkmarkt to find fresh food and drink.

Groceries and Other

Supermarkets in Zwolle include Jumbo and Spar, where 12 eggs will come to around EUR2.10.

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Where to Eat in Zwolle

For fine Dutch cuisine like mussels in garlic butter or pancakes and asparagus, check out Poppe, and try Het Wijnhuis for a mixture of gourmet food and outstanding wine. Expect meals to cost around EUR25-40.