From the apartments you can directly access a number of sights. Some are accessible by bike and others just a short car ride away.

Biking distance
• The dolmens or ‘’hunnebedden’’
• The villages: Ruinen, Ansen, Dwingeloo en Havelte with cafés and restaurants
• Meppel, a small city with stores, cafés and restaurants
• Giethoorn: ‘’The Venice of the North’’ or “The village without streets”
• Three national parks, with e.g. sheep herds and visitor information centers
• River Valley ‘’de Reest”’, the natural border with the province of Overijssel
• Staphorst, a village near Meppel
• Sea museum Miramar
• Museum farmhouse “De Kartsenhoeve’’, a 18th century Dutch farm

A short car ride away
• Wildlands Emmen, Zoo
• Big cities: Zwolle, Leeuwarden and Groningen or smaller cities: Steenwijk and Hoogeveen for shopping and museums
• Museum village Orvelte